Boise Cascade

  • Wood Procurement Forester

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-6420
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    Wood Products
    Location
    US-SC-Chester
    Category
    Supply Chain Management
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Pay/Range
    050
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Overview

    Building the future. Restoring the past. Boise Cascade has an immediate opening in our Forestry Department; apply here.

     

    Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

    • Medical + Prescription Drug
    • Dental + Vision
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings

    Responsibilities

    The Forester coordinates, administers and assists the log procurement department in forest operations such as tree marking, timber cruising, land clearing, site preparation and road and bridge maintenance.  May make purchase recommendations of stumpage for raw material supply. May supervise activities of logging contractors.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications: Strong preference for a degree in forestry or related field. Minimum of two to five years’ experience. Past experience timber cruising is preferred. Work environment includes both office and field operations. Strong commitment to working safely and promoting cooperative and effective team results. Technically competent with all data tools including compass, data recorders, GPS units and software, basic spreadsheet analysis, electronic mail, and wood procurement system. Must possess excellent organizational skills, effectively prioritize, and complete accurate and timely reports. Must be able to track budgets compared to expenditures and possess effective negotiating skills.

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