The Westervelt Company is a privately owned land stewardship
organization headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With over half a million acres of
timberlands, we continue to grow with the land serving as our guide. Today we focus
on businesses which sustain our natural resources for the future. We are stewards of the
services to our customers. Everything we do is based on the forest, and we have an
unwavering commitment to protect and conserve our natural resources. Each of the
businesses in our Forest Resources division is guided by the principles of stewardship,
sustainability and safety, and every decision we make is driven by those values.
Description: The primary purpose of this position is to give support to the Westervelt
Forest Resources Group and allow the intern to gain practical experience in the field of
Forest Management. Duties will include the areas of harvest planning & operations,
roadwork, silviculture planning & operations, nursery & seed orchard, and BMP
Position will require relocation to Tuscaloosa, AL or Statesboro, GA. Housing or
housing allowance will be provided.
ï‚· Current undergraduate or graduate student in Forestry, Forest Management, or related
ï‚· Must have completed summer camp.
ï‚· Knowledge of general outdoor skills.
ï‚· Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to effectively work in a
team environment with associates and customers.
ï‚· Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working
conditions and difficult terrain.
ï‚· Ability to work outside, often for long periods on foot, often in severe weather
ï‚· Be able to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup, ATV and perhaps a tractor. Must
have a valid driver's license.
ï‚· Must be highly motivated.
ï‚· Work schedules will be adjusted to the requirements of the activities and projects.