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Forester 1

Spokane Tribe of Indians
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Job Description:

The incumbent is responsible for directing and implementing preparation of timber sales on the Spokane Reservation. Responsibilities include designing, implementing and data processing for timber cruises; development of timber appraisals; preparation of timber sales prospectus and contract; implementation of NEPA for silvicultural prescriptions and timber harvest operations; and designing and directing various data collection projects. Incumbent performs duties under the supervision of the Supervisory Forester (Silviculturist). Guidance is available as needed on unusual and/or difficult assignments; otherwise incumbent formulates his/her own work schedule on his/her own initiative and carries work to completion independently.



• Prepares timber sales documents for harvest treatments and ensures Forest Officer’s Reports are complete;

• Trainee level, works under supervision of senior foresters;

• Basic presales field duties: timber marking, cruising, mapping and line running;

• Assists silviculturist with reconnaissance, vegetation mapping, prescription preparation, harvest unit layout and development of marking guides as needed;

• Assembles Forest Officers Reports for timber sales and maintains sales preparation files;

• Creates maps with GIS for timber sale contracts;

• Compiles cruise data to report realty or timber sale volumes;

• Collects and processes GPS data;

• Develops prospectus, appraisal, contract and any other documents necessary for the preparation of sales for advertisement;

• Prescribed fire, assists as crew member or support staff;

• Perform realty cruises and assists with appraisals;

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


• Must have a Valid State Driver’s License and a good driving record for insurance purposes.

• Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Forest Management, Forest Ecology or similar

• Must be familiar with local tree species and forestry practices

• Must have training and experience in PC use: operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database software and forestry applications

• Must have training and experience in GPS applications in forestry

• Must be physically ablet to perform the job functions, including; ability to lift and carry 45 lbs, ability to walk all day in steep, rugged terrain, ability to work in inclement weather.



• One (1) year experience in the natural resources field preferred.

• Firefighter 2 qualified for prescription burning is recommended.


We offer competitive benefits, matched 401K, twenty-two paid holiday/wellness days off per year, plus bi-weekly personal time off (PTO) accrual and cash out ability.

How to Apply:

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Empero Corral

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527, Fax (509) 458-6556


All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No

Later Than 4:30pm on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation



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