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Sierra Pacific Industries
District Forester
Weaverville Forestry District
Weaverville, CA
Our Forestry Division, Weaverville District, has an opening for a qualified District Forester to help manage the
Company’s timberlands in Trinity, Shasta, and Humboldt counties. This position will involve all aspects of resource
management within this diverse District and will be located out of our Weaverville, California office.
• Prepare Timber Harvest Plans (THP’s), including research, field work, mapping, and writing
• Administer contracts for field operations including logging, road construction, professional services, and
miscellaneous agreements
• Conduct botanical, wildlife, archeological, road, and watercourse surveys
• Assist in reforestation activities, including planting and site preparation
• Forestry-related project work in a wide range of weather and field conditions
• Hike in remote mountainous regions using maps, compass, and GPS
• A California Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license or the ability to qualify for, take, and pass the RPF
exam after qualification through a combination of educational and/or work experience
• Familiarity with the California Forest Practice Rules and fieldwork involved in THP preparation
• Basic understanding of logging, road construction, and reforestation operations
• Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, and strong work ethic
• Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and GIS-based software programs
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member
• Current valid driver’s license and the ability to operate a four-wheel drive vehicle and safely navigate steep forest
Because this is more than an invitation, it’s a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth
to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.
In addition to paid vacation and 10 paid holidays, we provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health
Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match,
additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific
Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with
education expenses.
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume no later than June 30th 2024 to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Amy Sarti, Human Resources
PO Box 496014, Redding, CA 96049
(530) 378-8107
or apply online and view all our career opportunities at: spi.careers