Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. has established itself as a leader in northern California natural resource planning and management consulting. Employment at Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. provides a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in a dynamic and challenging field.
We are continuously looking for talent from a variety of natural resource and science backgrounds including Soil and Water Conservation, Forestry, Wildlife Biology, Botany, and Ecology.
If you're interested in working with us and would like to apply for a position, please submit your resume to [email protected] and be sure to include the job title in the subject line of your email.
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Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Some benefits of working at Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc.
Beyond joining a dynamic and growing team of natural resource professionals, we are proud to offer full time employees:
Professional Development Opportunities - Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. funds a dedicated professional development program that offers team members opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in the natural resources and sciences.
Paid Time Off (PTO) - PTO is earned from day one and is based on years with the company and includes vacation, paid holidays, and 24 hours dedicated sick time.
Health, Dental, and Life Insurance - Employer sponsored insurance includes health, dental, and life and is offered after 30 days of full time employment for employees.
Retirement Savings - We offer a 401(k) with up to 3.5% company contribution matching.
Full Time - Non Exempt
The Forest Technician applies general knowledge and skills to assist in the management of private and public forest lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. Complies date pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of a Registered Professional Forester (RPF). Completes work to set timescales and within project budgets. Produces deliverables/products to specifications. Reports progress, issues, and other pertinent project information to supervisors.
- Survey, measure, and map access roads and forest areas such as burns, harvested areas, experimental plots, and timber sales sections.
- Provide information about regulations such as those concerning environmental protection, resource utilization, and fire safety.
- Compile and analyze forest data.
- Timber Harvest Plan (THP) layout.
- Flag Watercourse and Lake Protection Zones (WLPZ).
- Timber marking.
- Timber Cruising.
- Documentation preparation for permits or licenses for forestry operations.
- Map development/GIS.
- Maintenance of field equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV's and 4WD vehicles)
- Operation of hand tools (chain saw, clinometer, compass, loggers tape)
- BAF tools (prisms, cruising crutch, cruise-all)
- Hypsometer (laser rangefinder, ultra-sonic)
- Inventory management software (Foresee)
- Map creation (Google Earth and ESRI ArcGIS)
- Mobile mapping (tablet computer, external GPS, mobile mapping software)
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- Experience with Gmail and Google Calendar
Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry or closely related field.