Forester

JM Longyear LLC - Marquette, MI

Full-timeEstimated: $49,000 - $64,000 a year
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About the company

J.M. Longyear, LLC, is a privately-held asset based manager with a 145+ year track record for growing long-term value. Longyear operates across a spectrum of markets including: manufacturing, real estate, forestry and land management, mining and metals, hardwood products and medical device products. Our corporate headquarters are in Marquette, MI.

We are looking for a Forester to join our forest and land management team in this newly-created position. The position will be based out of the Central to Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan and will assist in developing our standing timber purchase program. Duties include:

Establish relationships, develop financial models and bids for the purchase of standing timber
Create Forest Management Plans for clients
Administration and oversight of timber harvest jobs, including contractor oversight and contract compliance
Work with harvesting and transportation crews, forestry and log yard operations to coordinate jobs and movement of forest products
Compliance with BMP’s, forest certification, laws and regulations, safety and PPE policies and procedures
Participate in planning process by providing harvest areas and volume estimates, road cost estimates, margin estimates and financial analysis

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Forestry (or equivalent experience)
5+ years experience in procurement of standing timber preferred
Prior experience with bidding, financial analysis, contractors and contract oversight, Best Management Practices and environmental certification
Excellent skills in MS products (Word, Excel), GPS and GIS
Must have excellent driving record, as considerable travel will be involved

Benefits:
Excellent benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401K, vacation, sick leave and holidays

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