Job Detail

Organization: Acorn Forestry
Title: GIS Forester
Location: Lufkin, TX

Posted: 2024-01-22
Application Deadline:

Position Description:


Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Position Start Date: Immediately
Location: Lufkin, Texas
Status: Full Time/Permanent Position
Salary: Commensurate with experience
401K, health plan, paid vacation
& holidays, vehicle program

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Forestry,
Natural Resources, Geospatial Science, or related

Experience: Minimum 2 years previous GIS and related
field experience required

Other Requirements:

 Organized, detailed-oriented, self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
 Good written and oral communication skills
 Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, etc.
 Knowledge of ESRI GIS software, geodatabases, raster, and vector data formats
 Knowledge of GPS application, data transfer and experience with field data recorders
 Some overnight travel (10%) may be required
 Ability to obtain a valid Texas class C driver license

Job Description:

Acorn Forestry is a full-service forest management consultant and service provider, staffed by professional foresters and wildlife biologists, actively working in all the Western Gulf States. We offer a wide variety of professional and operational services to meet the needs of our clients, including:

 Land and Timber Management
 Timber Sale Administration and Supervision
 GIS, Mapping and Database Maintenance

 Wildlife Management
 Wildland Firefighting
 Property Maintenance and Protection
 Reforestation Operations
 Mid-Rotational Treatments

We serve a full range of industrial, institutional, and private landowners, consultants, and forest products corporations with an emphasis on professionalism, quality, and accountability. As a GIS forester with Acorn, you will be responsible for generating, editing, and delivering map products, ensuring the quality and accuracy of geographic information, and adapting spatial products to a range of forest management activities. Field work such as mapping, supervision of field personnel, and operational support may be required. Additionally, you will be responsible for creating timber management plans, timber sale contracts, monitoring sale documentation, reconciling timber sale settlements and the distribution of funds to landowners.

Work Environment:

This is a 90% office, 10% field position. Field activities may be physically demanding and are often conducted in harsh environmental conditions including temperature extremes, smoke, dust, swamps, insects, snakes, rough topography, and brush.

Application Procedure:

Qualified persons should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Janet Russell
Human Resources

Acorn Forestry
PO Box 151537
Lufkin, Texas 75915-1537
Or Email: [email protected]

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