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The Teal-Jones Group, Potomac Supply, LLC. in Kinsale, VA - Procurement Forester

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Manage all gate-wood suppliers:

  • Negotiate pricing and quota in a manner consistent with customer (Mill) demands and direction from Wood Procurement Manager
  • Monitor all fiber security issues pertaining to assigned gate-wood suppliers
  • Find and develop new gate-wood suppliers, particularly in out of basin areas
  • Visit gate-wood suppliers regularly and stay in tune with market conditions
  • Monitor log quality issues pertaining to gate-wood suppliers

Manage one contract logger:

  • Buy standing timber, with a focus on native and mixed tracts, form both private and commercial landowners
  • Complete all stumpage related paperwork for contract logger
  • Develop cruising skills and ability to buy lump sum sales
  • Print weekly settlements for all suppliers
  • Take direction form Wood Procurement Manager on various other tasks as they may come up
  • Setup all POs and make necessary gate passes for all gate-wood deals.

Characteristics of the Successful Applicant:

  • Individual works well with minimal supervision- to include time management, prioritization, and accomplishing objectives with only high level direction
  • Individual has strong analytical skills and has the ability to quickly analyze various scenarios and make the deal that is in the best interest of the company.
  • Individual is willing to work outdoors in all types of conditions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold, as well as rain and can handle walking/hiking in rugged, mountainous terrain while carrying up to 10 pounds of gear.
  • Individual possesses a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry.
  • Individual is well versed in the suite of Microsoft Office programs and can learn to use other types of software in a reasonable amount of time. Familiarity with ArcMap and T-Cruise is a plus.
  • Individual must have the highest level of ethics and integrity.
  • Individual must have strong people skills and be able to clearly articulate directions, expectations, etc. to contractors and suppliers.
  • Individual is familiar with timber cruising, forestry BMPS, and general forest operations.
  • Individual is always excited about learning new things and trying new ideas.


Appalachian Conservation Corps - Conservation Crew Member & Saw Crew Member

Appalachian Conservation Corps out of Harrisonburg, VA is currently accepting applications for their Fall Season. They are actively seeking folks looking to build their experience in forestry, natural resources, and environmental conservation to join as a Conservation Crew Member or Saw Crew Member. Experience in the outdoors and natural resources is not required, but is helpful. All positions are paid and offer skills development, training, and industry-recognized certifications and an opportunity to explore career paths and network in public land management.

Va. Dept. of Forestry

The Virginia Department of Forestry has various job openings throughout the Department.  For more information, please visit their openings page

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