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Now Hiring: 10 Jobs in Forestry and Wood Products

Forestry jobs

If you’re ready for a new opportunity in Wood Products or Forestry, check out these ten job openings available within the Northeast and Upper Midwest, including lumber graders, cabinet makers, mill operators and management positions.

Forester, Bristol, Vermont

The A. Johnson Co., LLC, a Hardwood Sawmill located in Bristol, VT, is looking for an individual with a Forestry degree and GIS skills. Duties will include managing private and company lands, overseeing timber harvests, and procuring logs/standing timber by developing relationships with Loggers, Foresters, & Landowners. Salary based upon experience, benefits package includes health insurance, 401K plan, along with production bonus. If interested, please contact Rob Fields at 802-453-4884 or email resume to

Yard Manager, Upstate New York

The Yard Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the lumber process – from green receiving to kiln dried shipments. The Yard supervisor works together with his assistant yard supervisor/kiln operator, yard administrator and warehouse manager among with another 40+ full time employees. The yard supervisor reports directly to the company’s President.

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Lumber Grade, New Hampshire

Positions open for a Lumber Grader Certified by NELMA. 40 hours a week with an on time bonus. Empoyer: DiPrizio Pine Sales. Learn more at the NeLMA job board.

Architectural Millworkers & Cabinetmakers, Upstate New York

Custom Millwork company is looking for a minimum of 10 years’ experience – Highly skilled is all aspects of woodworking with more than general knowledge of AWI standards and practices; Examples of arch. Millwork bars, reception desks, wall paneling, doors, banquettes, window seating, conference tables, furniture pieces; Ability to assemble cabinets, size lumber, work from shop drawing, identify material defects assemble doors and other hardwood components, and apply laminates; Ability to work from shop drawing to completion of architectural millwork items ready for finishing by finishing dept.

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Natural Resources Forestry Regional Specialist, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Natural Resources Forestry Regional Specialists develop forestry programs at the Region administrative level. Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry Programs include: State Land Management, Resource Protection, Cooperative Forest Management, Forest Resource Information and Planning, Nursery and Tree Improvement, and Administrative and Technical Support. Work hours are subject to change based on work needs; hours of work and days off may vary and includes weekends, evenings and holidays.

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Branch Manager, Vermont

Branch Manager will be responsible for daily operations, P&L, managing/development of staff, budgeting, marketing, and inventory management.  Outside Sales Representative, Inside Sales Representatives, and Operations Manager report directly to the incumbent Branch Manager. Experience in wood products and milling operations required.

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Custom Millwork Estimator, Upstate New York

Commercial Architectural Woodwork company serving upstate NY construction marketplaces is now excepting resumes for Millwork Estimators. Responsibilities include attending scheduled informational walk-throughs at specific job sites, obtaining architectural drawings, construction specifications and related bid documents and conducting accurate methodical take-offs. Learn more at

Forestry Program Data Coordinator, Kingston, New York

The Bureau of Water Supply seeks to hire an Associate Project Manager II for a position in the Forestry Section, Natural Resources Division within in the Watershed Protection Programs Directorate, located in Kingston, New York. DEP’s Forestry Program manages City-owned watershed forest lands to protect, conserve and enhance water quality protection. Forestry Program work is guided by the 2011 Watershed Forest Management Plan, which documents the condition of City-owned forest land, and establishes forest condition goals to best protect water quality. DEP’s Forestry Program also oversees forest management activities on City-held conservation easements within the watershed. 

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Production Manager, Wisconsin

Plans, leads, coordinates and directs activities of production and maintenance team members to achieve established goals and objectives related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost. Creates and supports a culture of engagement, empowerment, teamwork, mutual respect and continuous improvement through leading and driving for results. Maintains open communication between all departments while providing leadership and coaching across the organization. The Production Manager will be responsible for managing workflow, ensuring all production, quality and safety metrics are met.

Learn more at Find a Forestry Job.

Wood Mill Operator, Wallingford, VT

The Wood Mill Operator 1 is an entry level position, working under supervision of foreman, encompassing the skills of Clean Up and Fireman/Watchman, depending on facility location. Responsibilities include: Grease, oil, lubricate, and service the equipment in the following areas throughout the plant and adjacent areas, on daily, weekly, or monthly schedule: Handle Finish Line, Sawmill, Turning, Log Yard, Dry Kiln, Boiler Room, Compressors, & Sawdust Blowers; Clean and service the following in the handle finish area on a daily, weekly or monthly schedule: Clean lacquer spray booths, Clean and scrape handle conveyor belts, Clean handle drying conveyor, Clean lacquer at spray station feed rolls, Clean dust from technocrats, Blow down dust in handle finishing department, & Sweep floors. Learn more at

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