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Forest Technician

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Forest Technician
Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. is a forestry consulting and research firm, offering professional services to private forest landowners, institutional forest investors, and corporate businesses serving the industry. 


Job Description:  This position offering is for a forestry technician position to complete and participate in a wide range of tasks in an integrated business. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, forest road work oversight, hunt lease work, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement, study data cleaning, cone harvest, tree breeding, among others.  The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions. The job includes travel and occasional weekend work during busy season.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.


Qualifications: The job candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field. Prescribed fire experience is a plus. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, iPads, and field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus.  The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner, as this is a remote position. This position must be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively with other team members to complete and record data from forest management activities.  The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5+ years of experience.


Salary & Benefits:

*Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

*Paid holidays

*Paid vacation

*Professional development timeline


Please send a cover sheet and your resume to Julie Dougherty at

or you may complete an online application by going to


Application deadline:  Until filled by quality applicant

commensurate with skills and experience
Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia United States
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