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Forestry Internship

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Title
Forestry Internship
Organization
Westervelt Company
Description

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 land.
Westervelt Forest Resources is committed to providing the highest quality products and 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 implementation.
Position will require relocation to Tuscaloosa, AL or Statesboro, GA. Housing or housing allowance
will be provided.
Qualifications include:
ï‚· Current undergraduate or graduate student in Forestry, Forest Management, or related field.
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 conditions.
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.

Qualifications
Salary
Job Type
Internship
Location
Statesboro, Georgia United States,Tuscaloosa, Alabama United States
Posted on
2020-09-17
Expires on
2020-10-23
Desired Start Date
Not provided
How to Apply
To apply for this position go to www.westervelt.com/internships