Regulatory Forester (1161)

ENGIE North America Inc. - Montpelier, VT3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $64,000 a year
ENGIE is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 154,950 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €69.9 billion in 2015. ENGIE is committed to being a leader in the energy transition.

We are looking for talented and motivated people to create the future of energy. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, and help us meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.

The Role: Regulatory Forester

Regulatory individual working on- and off-site to administer Ryegate Power Station’s wood supply sources in compliance with Ryegate’s “Harvesting Policy for Whole-tree Chipping and Roundwood Operations in Vermont”.

Ryegate Power Station / East Ryegate, VT

Essential Job Functions
Inspect and evaluate forest sites to determine harvestable wood volumes and suitability for whole-tree chip harvesting; development of timber harvest plans and silvicultural prescriptions; process notification of harvests to state agencies as necessary.
Insure that wood fuel procurement activities are conducted within established state permit requirements and sound environmental standards.
Develop new sources of wood fuel as necessary to meet plant needs.
Manage the plant’s forestry-related external public relations activities and maintain contacts within the industry and government agencies.
Review and maintain records pertaining to wood fuel purchases, inventories and individual suppliers.
Negotiate and administer wood fuel supplies and delivery contracts in coordination with the plant’s procurement agent.
Prepare and maintain a wood fuel procurement budget in coordination with the plant’s procurement agent.
Supervise research pertinent to the procurement and storage of wood fuel.
Responsible for data processing activities pertaining to payment for wood deliveries, wood fuel inventory and wood fuel costs.
Supervise and coordinate wood fuel procurement activities of contracted forestry personnel.
Must be accessible by cell phone and/or pager to respond to plant, corporate or vendor inquiries.
Acts as a team member with all employees of ENGIE staff.
Complies with all ENGIE policies and procedures.
Complies with all ENGIE site and corporate safety rules and procedures.
Maintain good working relationship with wood producers, wood procurement personnel and state agency personnel.
Maintain forestry license and/or credentials with continuing education credits.
Monitor and advise management of state regulations pertaining to wood procurement and practices.
Carries out other duties as assigned.



Must have valid driver’s license
Must have a valid Vermont forester license; a New Hampshire forester license is a benefit but not required.
Ability to traverse through woods and unlevel terrain.
Eyesight corrected to 20/40 to accurately read and interpret instruments and gauge.
Ability to perform first aid and CPR.
Ability to make significant independent judgments.
Ability to be diplomatic and professional dealing with general public and state personnel.
Ability to work independently and unsupervised.
Strong organizational/prioritizing skills

Essential Physical Abilities

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.
Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to use personal computer, calculator, GPS and other forestry mapping tools.
Could involve some lifting and/or be able to move up to 50 pounds of weight.Regularly required to use hands and arms to touch or feel, and use tools.
Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Occasionally required to climb or balance.
Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Four (4) year forestry degree from a Society of American Forestry accredited university or college and;
Five (5) years of experience in some aspect of the forest products industry.

Working Environment
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

For this role you must have authorization to work in the United States. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

This job advertisement is supported by the ENGIE Talent Acquisition team. Agency involvement is not required. All related inquires must be done to the Talent Acquisition team, not direct to ENGIE North America Managers.

: Operations / Production sites
Primary Location
: North America-United States-Vermont-Montpelier
: ENGIE North America
: Full-time
Nature of Responsibility
: Operational / Administrative role
Job Posting
: Jan 18, 2019, 5:25:30 PM