Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:43

Forest Analyst / Data Manager

Wagner

Position Announcement:  Forest Analyst / Data Manager

Wagner Forest Management, Ltd. manages over two million acres of private timberland investments in northern New England and eastern Canada.

We have an immediate full-time opening in our central office in Lyme, NH for an experienced forester with strong organizational and analytical skills.  The Forest Analyst / Data Manager will join our technical support group and participate in a range of functions, including GIS mapping, forest inventory, management planning, sustainable forest certification, operational forester support, land records, and land acquisitions and dispositions. 

Key roles:

  • maintain, develop, and update tabular databases for sustainable forest management certification and general land management;
  • work with internal GIS specialists to provide timely, clear and accurate spatial data to foresters;
  • help design, implement, and process forest inventories;
  • analyze data and work with others in forest modeling and management plan preparation;
  • create internal reports regarding company forest management activities;
  • manage relationships and projects with providers of imagery, spatial data, and related services;
  • support and facilitate the work of foresters and others.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry or a related field;
  • several years of relevant experience in the region;
  • expertise with relational databases (Microsoft Access), GIS (ESRI products and/or QGIS), and spreadsheets;
  • demonstrated skills in planning, organization, analysis, problem solving, and teamwork;
  • good communication skills – in writing, in person, and by phone.
  • Experience with growth and yield models (Woodstock) would be beneficial as well.

This job will entail periodic travel and independent work in remote forested locations. Wagner offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive package of benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Dan Hudnut at dhudnut@wagnerforest.com, with ‘Forest Analyst’ as the subject.

Phone: 603-795-2002 • Fax: 603-795-4631 | PO Box 160 • 150 Orford Rd • Lyme, New Hampshire 03768 | WagnerForest.com