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Forest Patrol - Westwood, CA

Sierra Pacific Industries
Job Field:
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Almanor Forestry District Westwood, CA
Job Description:

Our Forestry Division, Almanor District has an opening for a qualified Forest Patrol person to help patrol the Company’s timberlands in Lassen and Western Plumas Counties. This is a seasonal hourly position based in Westwood, CA.


  • Patrol and interact with the public on Company lands

  • Enforce Sierra Pacific Industries’ Access Policy

  • Interact with local law enforcement regarding trespass and other illegal activities

  • Fire inspection of logging, road building, and other contractors operating on Company lands

  • Respond to all incidents, fires, accidents, and law enforcement actions on District when on duty

  • Maintain and repair Company gates and signs

  • Maintain a daily patrol/activity log and road maintenance log

  • Conduct and document environmental monitoring at locations on Company land

  • Represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner

  • Position requires working a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • 2 years of prior experience in law enforcement or logging/forestry/fire sector

  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and the ability to drive hazardous mountain roads

  • Ability to hike and navigate alone in remote mountainous regions using maps and compass

  • Ability to operate a chainsaw and winch and use a GPS device and tablet to navigate and collect data

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the agency, fire and law enforcement personnel, and

    the public

  • Knowledge of the local area and communities located within the Almanor District, including Chester, Quincy, and




Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

In addition, every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

Forest Patrol persons earn $25.00 per hour. We train and promote from within!
How to Apply:

If you are qualified and would like to join our team,

please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to: Sierra Pacific Industries

Tana Hartman, Human Resources

PO Box 496014

Redding, CA 96049

(530) 378-8107

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:


Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with disabilities and veterans. We are a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

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