WHPacific - Survey Forestry Crew Coordinators

WHPacific is currently a technical service provider for a developer who is involved in California’s Carbon Credit Cap and Trade Program. (https://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/capandtrade/offsets/offsets.htm).

These developers are working with Alaska Native Corporation’s and private land-owners to identify forest stands from Ketchikan to Fairbanks.   In conjunction with the developers, the land-owners need to do an initial baseline forest inventory (per the California Air Resources protocol). This involves a series of Timber Cruises and field based data collection.  This is truly an exceptional opportunity for the right person as it exposes the individual to a cutting edge climate change mitigation program.   


Job Description - Survey Crew Coordinator - Forestry (WAT00172)

Survey Crew Coordinator - Forestry- WAT00172

The primary focus of this position is the ability to work in remote forest locations with often changing jobsites to collect detailed and accurate forestry data in a systematic and reproducible manner. The project assignment is to perform timber surveys, collecting data such as tree diameter, height, site quality, age and any defects.  Data will be used to calculate number and volume of trees per acre and the volume of timber.  The project objective is to gather data about numerical forest inventories about the state and dynamics of specific tracts of forest. For safety purposes all work will be performed in teams of no less than two people, the Forestry Survey Crew Coordinator will provide oversight to the Forestry Survey Crew Technician and will accurately record forest conditions and provide quality assurance and quality control of all records.  This person is responsible for accurate records to their supervisor.  The Forestry Survey Crew Coordinator will be primarily collecting data and the Forestry Survey Field Technician will perform measurements and assist with recording data.

Candidates must be able to work in remote field locations to efficiently collect accurate data. Some training/orientation will be provided but candidate is expected to be proficient in field data collection procedures and field operations in remote locations.

Closing Date: August 13, 2017