Responsible for all land management operations within assigned area of Hancock Forest Management, Inc. (HFM) Southern Division. These tasks are to be performed in a team environment involving region and division personnel. This position is located in Hope, Arkansas.
Develop and maintain a strong relationship with HFM Harvesting Foresters and Technicians
Knowledgeable in areas of surveying, title records, inventory and mapping systems, and contract coordination
Proficient in all aspects of land management operations to include stewardship, silviculture, road maintenance and construction, reforestation, inventory, environmental management, and contractor relations
Familiarity with timberland budget procedures and accounting
Knowledgeable of Sustainable Forestry Initiative ('SFI') objectives and standards
Annual client and HFM budget preparation and forecasting
Assist Harvesting Foresters and Technicians as needed to ensure Wood Supply Agreements are met
Assume lead role in providing timely inventory and mapping system updates to Resource Information Foresters (RIF) to ensure superior data quality
Provide support in region based stewardship activities, Hancock Timber Resource Group policy compliance and SFI compliance
Administer contracts dealing with land management operations
Assume lead role in prescribing, scheduling, conducting, and completing reforestation activities
Perform lead role in prescribing, scheduling, conducting, and completing silvicultural activities
Insure client fiduciary responsibilities are maintained
Assist as needed with hunting lease administration
Represent HFM in a professional manner to general public, industry, associations, and regulatory entities
Provide project specific plats and locator maps as needed for planned land management activities
Actively participate in and promote HFM Southern Divisions Safety Program
Special projects as needed and assigned
Uphold highest fiduciary standards to all clients of HFM
Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Forestry, or equivalent experience
0 - 5 years of operational experience
Demonstrate strong computer aptitude
Must be a team player
Strong communication skills
Customer service orientation
Qualified candidates should apply on line or send a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to
Please include your salary requirements. Hancock Forest Management offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, a team oriented work environment and growth opportunities for its employees.
Hancock Natural Resource Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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