Forestry Technician Resume Samples

The major job task of a Forestry Technician is to protect and preserve millions of wildlife and forest area across the country. The job description ranges from planting saplings to extinguishing forest fires. The in-between tasks are mentioned on the Forestry Technician Resume as follows – analyzing forests for diseases, insect infestations, and growth conditions; tracking wildlife movement, interpreting aerial photographs, prescribing appropriate fire-management activities, measuring timber, performing road construction, cleaning and repairing existing trails, constructing new trails, testing soil and water quality and enforcing environment protection regulations.

Those interested in this path must depict these skills on the resume – knowledge of forest management planning and its applications, proficiency with analytical software, MAP creation software; complex problem-solving skills and familiarity with the user interface and query software. A combination of work experience and education is required for this role. An associate’s degree in relevant fields is common among job applicants.

Forestry Technician Resume example

Forestry Technician Resume

Objective : To secure a position where can offer skills in natural resources; soil, land surveying, geographic information systems, water quality, hazardous materials, resource management, wildlife.

Skills : Material First Responder, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for conducting maintenance of power saws on a hotshot module.
    2. Maintain a parts inventory and ensure that all saws are well maintained and in working order.
    3. Notify overhead in advance if equipment needs to be purchased or if parts need to be replaced.
    4. Assist as an instructor during the S-212 power saw training where the mentor and guide upcoming sawyers in the safe and efficient use of the chainsaw.
    5. Captain and superintendent in various tasks on and off the fire line, during project work, as well as administratively.
    6. Perform preventative maintenance on our vehicles which include crew hauls, superintendent vehicle as well as chase vehicles.
    7. Regularly facilitate morning briefings for a 20 person hotshot crew which includes six minutes for safety, national situation report.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Forestry Technician/Analyst Resume

Objective : Maintain, and gather data on millions of acres of natural habitat such as forests, grasslands, and mountains. Forestry technicians perform a variety of duties, including fire suppression.

Skills : Maintenance, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Performed basic office duties such as bi-weekly progress reports, answering the telephone, responding to e-mail, and data management.
    2. Collect data on campsites, noxious weed species, trails, and other wilderness features.
    3. Utilized PathfinderOffice to transfer, correct, and export GPS data.
    4. Created .xml spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel to document campsite and noxious weed data - hyperlinked photos included.
    5. Created layered maps utilizing ArcGIS software to demonstrate the location of campsites, noxious weed species.
    6. Field identification of Invasive plants including the collection and pressing/preserving of plant specimens for distribution to an appropriate range.
    7. Utilized and packed horses on multiple day clean-up projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Environmental Science


Forestry Technician/Representative Resume

Summary : Nominated and awarded rookie of the year. A Patriot System Repairer and in deployed to Kuwait where we were charged with the aerial protection of all personnel entering and exiting Iraq.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Arc Map, Spanish, Heavy Equipment.

Description :

    1. Enter data into Access and Forest Vegetation Information System (FORTIS) databases for IDT analysis.
    2. Administer salvage and timber removal contracts and inspect work to determine whether or not conditions outlined in each contract were met.
    3. Apply herbicide and seeded designated treatment areas to meet multiple resource objectives for post-fire and timber harvest rehabilitation projects.
    4. Work with an IDT to monitor shrub-steppe habitat using the line-point and canopy gap intercept, as well as nested frequency methods.
    5. Plan field assignments, which include gathering each day's gear, maps, and maintaining all equipment required to collect data.
    6. Locate and flag BLM property corners and boundaries to establish project boundary lines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Natural Resources

Forestry Technician II Resume

Headline : To hold a position in which skills, experience, and education will positively affect the organization and those directly involved, to further knowledge and grow professionally as an individual.

Skills : Office Applications, Customer Service, Windows, Fundraising.

Description :

    1. Select and mark individual trees for harvest by using a well defined marking guide, silvicultural prescriptions, and specific instruction.
    2. Random sampling to estimate individual tree volume by established methods.
    3. Traverses harvest units, processes information and produces maps.
    4. Designated sale area and cutting unit boundaries on the ground.
    5. Interprets aerial photos and locates ground features. Serves as a tally person and operate electronic field data recorders.
    6. Assists in the measure of limiting distances, tree diameter, tree height, estimation of defect and quality, and related fundamental timber cruising procedures.
    7. Timber observes and reports areas of possible archeological significance, and sightings of sensitive threatened or endangered wildlife species.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Outdoor Recreation

Forestry Technician/Technician Resume

Headline : To secure a position that offers challenge and opportunity for career development and at the same time serve the organization to the best of capabilities.

Skills : Physical labor, Mechanic, Fire Safety.

Description :

    1. Selected and marked trees to be cut, as well as those to be preserved for natural reseeding or as wildlife habitats.
    2. Cruised timber" prospective sale areas to determine species, types, and qualities of timber.
    3. Measurements of potential state record trees and created big tree files for Caddo Lake, Little Sandy, and Little River NWR.
    4. Assisted forester with timber bids and created maps using the ArcView computer program.
    5. Monitored water control structures by adding and removing boards to manipulate water levels.
    6. GPS to estimate acreage of arc sites and water control boundaries.
    7. Measured circumference and length of over culverts (water control structures).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Biology

Forestry Technician III Resume

Summary : A new career direction in the environmental field. Ideal company is one that encourages integrity and has a well-organized structure; one that will allow to contribute to their organization utilizing analytic.

Skills : Ethnographic, Analyzed Data, Developed Database

Description :

    1. Field contact for citizens and liaison to upper management.
    2. Perform all facets of arboriculture for successful project completion.
    3. Experience with municipal plan reviews and capital projects.
    4. Proficiency in contractual and city right-of-way projects. Member of the City Safety and Wellness Team.
    5. Secretary of the Parks' Department Morale and Incentive Committee.
    6. Implement and promote the City's safety policies and procedures.
    7. Developed database and catalog for Forestry Division's chemicals and MSDS Serve as a representative.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Anthropology

Forestry Technician/Executive Resume

Objective : Possess an associates degree in anthropology. Obtained education from related work experience in both the private and federal sectors. Currently seeking employment as a archaeological technician.

Skills : Field Investigation, Planning, Site reconnaissance.

Description :

    1. Work as a crew member conducting pedestrian surveys to locate archaeological sites within forest boundaries.
    2. Document historical and archaeological artifacts and features.
    3. Willingness to assist in duties that went beyond my job duties and responsibilities.
    4. Completed all job tasks in a timely and professional manner.
    5. Compass, site forms and topography maps to located recorded sites.
    6. Complete field forms to collect information on new sites. Use GPS, compass, topography maps and vehicles to access job sites.
    7. Establish site boundary and map perimeter, artifacts and features.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS

Asst. Forestry Technician Resume

Objective : I am a senior at Utah State University (USU) College of Natural Resources, graduating in December 2016. I have US Forest Service experience, and would like to gain further employment experience and begin a career in Forest/Wildland Management.

Skills : Electronics Repair, Radio Repair, HVAC.

Description :

    1. Cruise timber independently, accurately and efficiently. Took bores samples to determine stand age and soil type.
    2. Implemented the Atterbury method of cruising using a telescope.
    3. Marked timber for pre-commercial, commercial, and specialty harvests.
    4. Laid out harvest sites including property and sensitive area boundaries.
    5. Logging operations to enforce the timber harvest plan and negotiate unforeseen changes.
    6. Worked with clients and DNR to meet the needs of the project.
    7. Created various maps using aerial photos and field data to determine proper layers and boundaries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Forestry

Associate Forestry Technician Resume

Objective : Employed with the Utah Conservation Corps for the internship this winter. Have one season working with the Trails crew and second season with the Recreation Department.

Skills : Mac OS X, Customer Service, Data Entry, Filing.

Description :

    1. Conducted timber stand improvement exams stocking pre-commercial thinning.
    2. Assisted in assessing the quality of planting on prescribed burn units.
    3. Examined western larch plantations to determine present stocking conditions & survival.
    4. Examined stands for animal damage & disease, especially white pine blister rust.
    5. Led Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) crews during tree planting projects & stocking exams.
    6. Assisted in ground support for multiple fire complexes. Assisted at Powell Ranger Station as needed.
    7. Completing project work and the next day we could be making our way.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Management

Jr. Forestry Technician Resume

Objective : Passion for designing and implementing unique and fun exercise routines for clients. Although new to personal training, feel competent and confident in providing quality service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Autocad Civil 3D, Arcgis.

Description :

    1. Collected data using GPS software and created a map of the forested areas using data collected.
    2. Examined forest vegetation to determine habitat type and possible land use.
    3. Identified and marked trees for thinning using fixed area sampling techniques.
    4. Measured tree heights and diameters using Biltmore stick and clinometer.
    5. Classified habit by identifying over plant species.
    6. Educated guests on plant names, including mushroom species.
    7. Demonstrated leadership skills by leading tours of the grounds.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Forestry Technician Resume

Summary : As will happen in life, have been side tracked from that goal a few times since graduated. Focus is back on this goal now and would love to work for an alternative energy company at about level.

Skills : Communication, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Perform daily and monthly checks on wildland fire engines.
    2. Maintained and operate chain saws and hand tools on various projects.
    3. Operate, troubleshoot and maintain the fire engine, including onboard water pump.
    4. Excelled at mandatory morning physical training. Always up to new assignments and challenges.
    5. Attended daily briefings on weather and duties for the day.
    6. Gathered and baked fuel samples to determine moisture content.
    7. Working with completely different people one day to another.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
EMT