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American Forest Management
Noelle Morabito
Forestry Internship
Internship - Application Deadline December 31, 2022
Internship - Application Deadline December 31, 2022
Job Description:
Are you quiet, private, analytical, and calm? Do you like a consistent and predictable work environment where you can verify and validate information through tangible sources? Do you approach tasks with systematic procedures? Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? If so, you may be a good fit at American Forest Management! AFM’s Mid-Atlantic region has an opening for a Summer Internship reporting to the District Manager. As an intern at AFM, you will be paired with a forester throughout your summer to gain a wide range of forestry and business experience. Activities will mostly include inventory work using a variety of cruising techniques, reforestation surveys, PCT layout and compliance, marking timber sale stream buffers and unit boundaries, road inspection & road inventory, and other duties assigned by AFM foresters. Our seasoned foresters are experts in the field and are here to train new foresters entering the industry. Our standards are high. We pride ourselves in being subject matter experts in our field, and our employees will have access to experienced professionals in every facet of Forestry. AFM provides the tools, technology, and education to ensure every employee is successful. We value individuals who are willing to learn and take their careers to the next level. American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States founded over 50 years ago. We are a private, employee-owned company. AFM currently manages over 5.7 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $3.2 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 300+ employees operating from 52 offices located in 22 states, as well as Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. We are humbled that over 1,200 clients have entrusted us to be advisors and steward of their land.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications:
Position Requirements: Pursuing a Degree in Forestry or Natural Resources Desire to learn more about a consulting forestry career Experience in forest inventory is a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word; working knowledge of GIS & GPS applications is a plus. Must have personal skills necessary to communicate with AFM team members, managers, and contractors. Valid driver’s license.
Learn more on our website
To Apply: Please contact Noelle Morabito at noelle.morabito@afmforest.com
Edgefield, SC
International Paper Fiber Procurement Representative
Full Time - Apply by August 8th
Full Time - Apply by August 8th
Learn more at https://jobs.internationalpaper.com
Requirements: BS Forestry or related field preferred, other degrees considered. A minimum of two years of wood procurement or related experience is desired. Employee must have demonstrated proficiency in analytical and communication skills.
Georgetown, SC
Swiss Krono
Audrey Gimball
803-621-6139
Operator/Assistant Operator
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description:
Operator / Assistant Operator is responsible for safely facilitating the seamless movement of finished and unfinished raw materials through the manufacturing and production processes from storage.
Purpose of the job:
  • The Operator / Assistant Operator will be responsible for supporting the line operation by properly inspecting and selecting the proper grade of the finished product.
  • The Operator / Assistant Operator is responsible for the inspection, identifying and initiating disposition plan for suspect material from nonconformance product measurement and process results.
  • The Operator / Assistant Operator will handle or assist with all changeover types and help troubleshoot all equipment after the Press Outfeed.
  • The Operator / Assistant Operator will be capable of performing Infeed/Outfeed Lift Truck responsibilities as well. This will include ensuring compliance and alignment with production planning, executing a robust warehouse management process that keeps equipment efficiently supplied with proper raw materials. Retrieval and dispositioning of material/finished production (HDF, Treated Paper and DEK). This should also include providing the proper identification, labeling and packaging of finished and reclaim material such as the following: Runners, Cover Boards, Pallets, Support Boards, C-Boards, Scrap, Strapping, Corner Protectors etc.
  • In addition, the Operator / Assistant Operator will be essential to improving the credibility of our inventory by performing follow-up after every scan or count during transactions and cycle inventory. They should adhere to Swiss Krono’s Lift Truck Safety and Cell Phone Policy. The Entry LTO will support the strategy and plan via Swiss Krono Guiding Principles. The job will provide the proper performance to meet and exceed the Department’s Effectiveness Criteria.
Requirements/Qualifications:
Safety:
  • Promote excellent housekeeping
  • Monitor Lift Truck’s integrity and compliance to design specs
  • Foresight awareness for at risk behavior and conditions
  • Perform observations and monitor Lift Truck Checklist
  • Participate in BBS Observation Process
  • Supports safety related initiatives
Quality:
  • Manage nonconforming product handling
  • Perform Inspection of count data of Incoming HDF and Finished DEK Pallets
  • Become familiar with basic visual inspection of Incoming HDF conditions
  • Review Inventory Transactions in Cool Room and HDF Warehouse
  • Ensure quality of packaging meets expectation of customer
  • Ensure required data entries and scans are 100% accurate
  • Inspect pallets for proper labeling
Human Relation:
  • Attendance should be predictable and a model
  • Maintain accessibility throughout the shift
  • Communicate to supervisors observed behaviors that could be potential safety, quality and performance risk
Professional Experience:
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • No prior flooring experience required, but forklift operating and manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be accountable for quality/quantity
  • Must be receptive to all training related to the lift truck entry level position or any cross training deemed
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations such as addition and subtraction
  • Able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities, establish and achieve goals
Education and specialized skills profile:
  • High school diploma/GED or College Degree is Preferred
  • Strong skill set in the use of Office suite (Excel etc.)
Environment and Behavioral profile:
  • Candidate will be exposed to loud noise that may exceed 87 decibels
  • Candidate must be able to complete task under extreme hot climate temperatures internally on the shop-floor, which can exceed 110 degrees F
  • Candidate must have the ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment
Mobility and Physical Requirement profile:
  • Work location is Barnwell. This job operates in a manufacturing environment
  • Be expected to stand for a full shift. Employee will be required to perform climbing stairs, walking, squatting, kneeling, or driving lift truck duties at variable frequency
  • The employee must occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear; use hands and finger, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, ambient air, temperature extremes, combustible dust fumes or airborne particles, traffic, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration
  • There is occasional lifting that may require handling of components which can weigh up to approximately 50 lbs.
  • While performance the job duties of this job, the employee regularly operator HMI, communicate by talking on radio, and walk constantly throughout 12 hours shift.
  • This is a full-time position, that works 12 hours shift rotation days, nights, and frequent weekends. Swiss Krono USA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status'

    To Apply: Contact Audrey Gimball 803-621-6139
    Learn more about Swiss Krono
Barnwell, SC
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Conservation Property Coordinator
Full Time - Apply by July 22
Full Time - Apply by July 22
Job Description: This position will be responsible for acquiring property for the DNR negotiating contracts, reviewing property due diligence items and moving projects through the government acquisition process steps. This person will also strategize and lead habitat protection efforts. Lastly, the position will serve to facilitate communication and evaluation of requests for use of DNR property and provide support and facilitate property rights management issues (e.g., access easements, licenses, land-conflicts, etc).
Application Deadline: 07/22/2022 at 5:00 pm
For more details and to apply: Visit South Carolina Careers
Columbia, SC
Palmetto Timber Inventory Specialists
Krystal Barry
Timber Cruiser - Immediate Start Available
Full Time - Apply by July 21
Full Time - Apply by July 21
Three positions available. Starting pay $20 an hour. Some experience and or school preferred. The candidate needs to be physically capable of hiking through rough dense terrain, in extreme heat.
To Apply: Contact Krystal Barry 843-455-4830 or krystabarry.ptis@gmail.com
Conway, SC
WestRock
Greg Hartley
Procurement Forester
Full Time - Application Deadline June 5, 2022
Full Time - Application Deadline June 5, 2022
Job Description:
We are looking for a Procurement Forester to join our Florence Mill Forest Resources team to assist in aggressively managing fiber purchase requirements, supporting the overall region objectives to maintain the lowest cost, highest quality fiber sourcing in support of mill’s forecasted needs while maintaining the highest compliance with safety and environmental requirements. This Procurement Forester role will work with private landowners and external fiber suppliers to secure delivered volumes of pulpwood, chips, and fuel to the mill system to defined annual targets. The position will be relied on principally to identify and develop fiber supply and provide strong customer service to our mill.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications:
Forestry experience preferred along with a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or related field. Must embody WestRock core values of integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence.
View PDF with more detail.
To Apply: Please contact Greg Hartley at 404-434-1445 or greg.hartley@westrock.com.
Florence, SC
Interfor
Nathan Harrington
Scaler
Full Time
Full Time
Job Responsibilites and Required Competencies:
View PDF
To Apply: Go to https://interfor.com/career/scaler-lvl-3/. Please contact Nathan Harrington at 843-264-0665 with any questions.
Georgetown, SC
Palmetto Timber Inventory Specialists
Krystal Barry
Timber Cruiser
Full Time - Apply by April 8th
Full Time - Apply by April 4th
Some experience and or school preferred. The candidate needs to be physically capable of hiking through rough dense terrain, in extreme heat.
To Apply: Contact Krystal Barry 843-455-4830 or krystabarry.ptis@gmail.com
Conway, SC
The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation
J.F. Walden, COO
Forester
Full Time - Apply by April 8th
Full Time - Apply by April 8th
Compensation: $42,900 - $50,000 and benefits. View the Job Summary View the Job Summary
To Apply: Applicants should send via either email or mail (1) a cover letter, which includes why the applicant wishes to apply for the position, along with salary requirements and (2) a resume. This information should be sent to the attention of: J.F. Walden, COO, (jwalden@heirsproperty.org), Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation, 1535 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Suite D., Charleston, South Carolina 29407
Orangeburg, SC
Great Woods Companies LLC
Bob Lussier
Logging Equipment Operators
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: Log Truck drivers, full time, excellent pay and benefits.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: CDL-A, 3 years preferred, log truck experience preferred, clean driving record.
To apply: please contact Bob Lussier at 843-454-2090
Bennettsville, SC
Great Woods Companies LLC
Bob Lussier
CDL Driver
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: Log Loader, Feller Buncher, Skidder Operators.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: Experience running equipment, willingness to work as team member, drug free.
To apply: please contact Bob Lussier at 843-454-2090.
Bennettsville, SC
Aero Tech Helicopters
Richie Wheeler
CDL Driver
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: Operate a batch truck to facilitate forestry and agricultural aerial spray work.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: Must have a valid CDL and be able to pass a drug test.

For more detail: View PDF

To apply: please contact Richie Wheeler at 843.907.0219.
Kingstree, SC
Aero Tech Helicopters
Richie Wheeler
Aerial Applicator Support Crew
Full Time Seasonal
Full Time Seasonal
Job Description: To perform a wide variety task to assist and facilitate aerial application operations.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a drug test.

For more detail: View PDF

To apply: please contact Richie Wheeler at 843.907.0219.
Kingstree, SC
Sabine & Waters
Jonathan Smith
Forestry Technician
Full Time
Full Time
Position Overview: Sabine & Waters, Inc. has an immediate opening for a forestry technician to provide support to the needs of the Director of the Forestry Division.
Experience: Proficiency with prescribed burning, overseeing and supervising logging jobs, taking forestry inventory and client and regulatory coordination are preferred.

For more detail: View PDF

To apply: please send resume to Jonathan Smith at resume@sabinc.net.
Summerville, SC
International Paper Truck Driver
Full Time - First Shift
Full Time - First Shift
Learn more at https://jobs.internationalpaper.com
Requirements: CDL and 2 Years Experience
Laurens, SC
Henderson and Associates
Ronnie Hall
Registered Forester
Full Time
Full Time
Henderson and Associates of Newberry SC is seeking applicants for a Registered Forester or technician position with experience. Responsibilities include inventory cruising, sale boundary and property line identification, tree marking, logging inspections, reforestation supervision, GPS and field data collection, and organizational skills.
To apply: please send resume to Ronnieh@hendersonandassociates.net or call (803)-924-5189
Newberry, SC
Audubon South Carolina Land Management Intern
Intern, Full Time
Intern, Full Time
Learn more on the Audubon website
Jackson, SC
NaturChem Inc
Brandon Berley
Heavy Equipment Road Mechanic
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: Servicing and repairs of all equipment and trucks.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: Must have knowledge of diesel mechanic skills. The ability to service and repair all types of equipment and trucks. Diesel laptop experience is a plus.
To apply: please send resume to bberley@naturchem.net or call Brandon Berley at (803)-521-9881.
Lexington, SC
Southern Pines Land And Timber LLC
Dustin Kunasek
Timber Buyer
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: The timber buyer will manage an assigned region and supply the best value and quality of wood delivered to various facilities while, at the same time, understanding and adhering to company policies and processes. Key goals in this position are to ensure the continuity of supply, low costs, and acceptable quality. The timber buyer will develop and manage sources of supply weekly within agreed upon targets. Specific job duties include cruising, purchasing, and harvesting coordination of tracts of standing timber while operating within company and regulatory guidelines.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Source tracts of timber and negotiate sale price
  • Develop and maintain productive logger and producer relationships, including relationships with logging crews
  • Accurately appraise standing timber purchase opportunities. Manage the harvest of these tracts to ensure the promised rate of return and cutouts.
  • Seek out new opportunities for sources of supply
  • Must be a self starter with the ability to work under little to no supervision Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in forestry management or closely related field is preferred
  • Experience commensurate with formalized training or education within a forestry related field will be considered.
  • 1 to 2 years of purchasing experience in timber or land procurement. Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Degree in Forestry, or HS diploma plus 2+ years of experience in wood procurement

For more detail: View PDF

To apply: please send resume to Dustin Kunasek at dustinSPLT@gmail.com.
Charleston, SC
Southern Pines Land And Timber LLC
Dustin Kunasek
Timber Buyer
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: The timber buyer will manage an assigned region and supply the best value and quality of wood delivered to various facilities while, at the same time, understanding and adhering to company policies and processes. Key goals in this position are to ensure the continuity of supply, low costs, and acceptable quality. The timber buyer will develop and manage sources of supply weekly within agreed upon targets. Specific job duties include cruising, purchasing, and harvesting coordination of tracts of standing timber while operating within company and regulatory guidelines.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Source tracts of timber and negotiate sale price
  • Develop and maintain productive logger and producer relationships, including relationships with logging crews
  • Accurately appraise standing timber purchase opportunities. Manage the harvest of these tracts to ensure the promised rate of return and cutouts.
  • Seek out new opportunities for sources of supply
  • Must be a self starter with the ability to work under little to no supervision Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in forestry management or closely related field is preferred
  • Experience commensurate with formalized training or education within a forestry related field will be considered.
  • 1 to 2 years of purchasing experience in timber or land procurement. Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Degree in Forestry, or HS diploma plus 2+ years of experience in wood procurement

For more detail: View PDF

To apply: please send resume to Dustin Kunasek at dustinSPLT@gmail.com.
Multiple Locations, SC
Bellwether Forest Products Timber Buyer
Full Time
Full Time
Job Description: Broker deals to purchase timber from landowners/land managers for sale to our our mill customers.
Skill Requirements/Qualifications: View PDF

To apply: please visit our website.
Camden/Eastover Wood Basket, SC




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