Forester Resume Samples

A Forester is responsible for planning, maintaining, and preserving forests and forest resources for public and private use. Daily activities associated to this post are listed on the Forester Resume as – protecting wilderness areas, enhancing habitats for a variety of species; facilitating public recreation, managing fires, balancing wilderness protection and recreation in natural areas with timber needs; performing all duties related to the protection and improvement of forest lands; supervising fire and insect control activities; designing reforestation projects for lands damaged by fire, pests and industrial uses; supervising the planting of ground cover to prevent soil erosion; and directing the removal of diseased and damaged trees.

Those interested in this career should hold a degree in forestry. Many teaching and research roles require a master or doctoral qualifications. Crucial skills needed for succeeding include – strong monitoring and observation skills; basic knowledge of seeds and shrub trimming; harvesting techniques and management operations; sound knowledge of surveying and mapping timberlands; and the ability to use effective methods to get proper value in the market.

 

Forester Resume example

Forester Resume

Summary : Two years of technical Forestry experience and an associate's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management. To perform hazard tree assessments in response to citizen and park staff requests for tree inspection and prescribe appropriate mitigation measures.

Skills : Inspection, Reading Comprehension, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Expanded ArcGIS knowledge by incorporating Arc plug-ins and add- ons into database manipulations and updates.
  • Painted, flagged, and mapped property lines, stand lines, streamside management zones (SMZs), and timber sale boundaries.
  • Generated GIS databases from field data derived from standard mapping procedures that incorporate the use of mapping equipment such as handheld GPS units.
  • Developed skill sets that allowed me to very quickly and effectively generate maps to aid in the management of time and project completion.
  • Reported findings from observations made during inspections of stands and timber sales.
  • Completed projects, with success, as the Crew Chief when assigned by upper management.
  • Maintained project GIS databases and updated them on a daily basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Forestry


Forester Resume

Summary : As a Forester, responsible for assisting the development and implementation of Colville Reservation Forestry and IRMP plan, policies, programs, procedures regarding various forest management activities, silviculture, reforestation, and forest development, forest engineering, etc.

Skills : Monitoring Skills, Critical Thinking, Systems Evaluation Skills.

Description :

  • Specialized assigned duty was as the Acting Assistant District Ranger in timber management.
  • Trained, developed, and supervised summer student employees were included with acting duties of supervising district personnel and preparing timber sale contracts.
  • Guided landowners with forest management objectives and options.
  • Assisted with forest inventories and valuations.
  • Formulated forest management plans.
  • Worked with and directed loggers on proper locations for timber sale load decks.
  • Communicated directly with private landowners who presented questions or concerns with their timberland.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Forestry


Forester Resume

Summary : Forester with 2+ years of experience in performing a variety of tasks in connection with resource management of the County forestland and related work. Responsible for providing the County with forest management through a timber sale program with an emphasis on silvicultural planning and implementation.

Skills : Management Skills, Maintenance Skills, Time Management.

Description :

  • Assisted co-workers in building fire rings for the campsites.
  • Performed wildfire suppression and mitigation tactics.
  • Established timber sale program and production goals, setting priorities, and laying out work schedules. Developed an annual program of work, prepares project work plans, and develop long- and short-term budget needs.
  • Reviewed and appraised the forest area timber resource to determine the area's capacity to meet allowable cut/public demand and future needs, as well as the protection and regeneration of the resource.
  • Oversaw the timber sale preparation program including determination of best access routes and cutting units, and ensures that logging methods are consistent with transportation and silvicultural plans.
  • Reviewed and/or wrote Environmental Assessment (EA)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) reports for considering all alternatives in the timber sale design.
  • Reviewed silvicultural prescriptions to ensure that plans, treatments, and harvesting techniques are compatible with long-range timber management plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters In Forestry

Forester Resume

Headline : Experienced Forester has worked in the wood products industry for a number of years. Worked in yellow pine sawmills while attending college, have been a consulting forester, as well as a state forester, and have supervised logging crews. Have extensive supervisory experience in forestry, as well as an owner of a small business.

Skills : Time Management, Critical Thinking.

Description :

  • Cover mapped the game lands based on tree species groups and size class.
  • Utilized the field data to develop various management maps using ARC Map GIS program.
  • Coordinated with another principal resource assistant to ensure integration of the timber management plan with other resources and activities.
  • Oversaw or prepared and assembled an appraisal packet with assistance from various specialists. Is accountable for the final accuracy of the appraisal packet.
  • Reviewed logging plans with the operator to ensure understanding of contract requirements.
  • Investigated reports of improper logging activities such as improper cutting practices, cutting of unauthorized timber, damage to residual stands or reserve trees, and disputed interpretations of contract intent.
  • Developed and prepared Timber Harvest Plans (THP’s), including research, field work, mapping and writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Forest Resources

Forester Resume

Summary : As a Forester, responsible for performing work under the general direction of the Forestry Program Manager who reviews work primarily through results obtained.

Skills : Management Skills, Public Speaking And Writing, In-depth Applied And Practical Plant And Design Knowledge.

Description :

  • Coordinated with other principal assistants and with specialists in other disciplines to ensure coordination and integration of the timber management plan with other resources and with approved land management plans.
  • Assisted in the overall administration of the unit including safety, information and education, and overall work planning and management.
  • Performed as a supervisor. Plans work to be accomplished, sets, and adjust short-term priorities and prepared schedules for completion of work.
  • Assigned work based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Evaluates work performance.
  • Maintained, removed, and replaced trees.
  • Removed dead and dangerous storm-damaged trees.
  • Climbed trees to remove dead or diseased branches.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Forester Resume

Headline : Seeking a Forester position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Time Management, Critical Thinking, Detailed Oriented.

Description :

  • Managed the timber, natural and cultural resources for the Red River Army Depot (RRAD).
  • Supported RRAD's Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP) and the Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (INCRMP).
  • Developed silvicultural prescriptions and action plans for timber stand improvement and reforestation development work using GIS software, aerial photographs, and on-the-ground observation and measurement.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of the Forest Management Program.
  • Determined timber stands of merchantable size and volume to be marked for sale, reconciles environmental goals that have conflicting requirements, gathers field data, and compiles volume information for sale contracts of forest products.
  • Developed the timber sale preparation program.
  • Prepared multiple-use compartment prescriptions and environmental analysis reports on field examinations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Forestry

Forester Resume

Objective : To undertake a position with interests in forestry and surveying fields promoting positive environmental standards.

Skills : Autocad, Good Verbal and Written Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Managed and supervised multiple contractors in multiple fields of forestry ranging from; logging, chemical application, reforestation, timber harvesting, inspections, and road construction and maintenance.
  • Managed and supervised annual property leases for private landowners and Plum Creek.
  • Designed and implemented management plans for prescribed fire burn, pests & disease control, timber harvesting, reforestation/regeneration, and provided soil studies for optimum growth.
  • Guided landowners with forest management objectives and options.
  • Assisted with forest inventories and valuations.
  • Formulated forest management plans.
  • Trimmed trees in parks, woodland areas, and along streets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma In Forester

Forester Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Forester specializing in on time timber harvesting projects and landowner assistance. Well-qualified in all applications of timber harvest planning and implementation, meeting landowner objectives, and the close supervision of harvesting crews and those under my supervision. Have a very strong background in supervisory and management positions.

Skills : Forest Managment, Log Scaling.

Description :

  • Supervised the purchase of approximately 30,000 tons of wood per year, the correct loading and unloading of wood, working with private, state, and federal landowners and organizations in meeting their land management objectives.
  • Supervised activities of other forestry workers.
  • Cut trees into manageable sections and feeds limbs into a wood chipper.
  • Constructed and maintained trails in woodland areas.
  • Planted trees and sprayed for insects and diseases.
  • Assisted in landscaping programs.
  • Operated trucks and other motor vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Forester

Forester Resume

Summary : As a Forester, responsible for assisting the development and implementation of Reservation Forestry and IRMP plan, policies, programs, procedures regarding various forest management activities, silviculture, reforestation, and forest development, forest engineering, etc.

Skills : Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Systems Evaluation Skills.

Description :

  • Specialized assigned duty was as the Acting Assistant District Ranger in timber management.
  • Trained, developed, and supervised summer student employees were included with acting duties of supervising district personnel and preparing timber sale contracts.
  • Guided landowners with forest management objectives and options.
  • Assisted with forest inventories and valuations.
  • Formulated forest management plans.
  • Worked with and directed loggers on proper locations for timber sale load decks.
  • Communicated directly with private landowners who presented questions or concerns with their timberland.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters Of Forestry

Forester Resume

Summary : As a Forester, responsible for performing functions relating to all aspects of forestry program administration including forest management inventory and planning, forest product sale preparation, forest product sale administration, forest protection, etc.

Skills : Time Management, Critical Thinking, Detailed Oriented.

Description :

  • Submitted forest management activity plans to the Forestry Program Manager for approval that provides the optimal benefits that occur on each parcel of County forestland for the purpose of maximizing timber production.
  • Oversaw pre-commercial thinning and site preparation activities.
  • Oversaw the training of work crews for pre-commercial thinning and site preparation techniques.
  • Implemented annual timber sale activities, designates areas to be logged, marks boundaries and trees to cut, lay out roads, and chooses the most suitable logging methods.
  • Obtained appraisals, determines contract specifications, and ensures compliance with a contract through inspections.
  • Performed administrative duties associated with timber sales.
  • Oversaw all reforestation activities, including sanitation or salvage logging, brush control, access development, and controlled burning.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma