Forest Technician

Prentiss & Carlisle (P&C) is currently accepting applications for a Forest Technician position based out of our Bangor, Maine office.  P&C is a 4th generation forest management company established in 1924.  As a trusted forest management firm, P&C provides timberland management and consulting services for clients throughout the United States and eastern Canada. We serve a wide range of forest ownership types including family timberlands, conservation group lands, investment organization properties, and municipal forestlands.  Most managed properties are enrolled in third party group certification programs.


  • Participation in completing internal and external timber cruising and inventory projects.
  • Layout of timber harvest boundaries and forest roads including delineation of riparian zones (streams, brooks, lakes, bogs, etc.), biodiversity features, and property lines.
  • On an as needed basis, completion of harvest and road operations inspections to ensure compliance with the planned objectives, proper utilization of timber products, environmental regulations, and proper Chain of Custody procedures.
  • Completing renewal of property boundary lines.
  • General timber reconnaissance and on the ground monitoring of timberland tracts
  • When called upon, assist with special company projects within or outside the company including land use studies, due diligence, etc.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to transition from this Forest Technician position into a future operational position within the company in 2-5 years.


  • This position requires a BS degree in forestry or related degree.
  • Possession of a current Maine Forester’s License or ability to obtain a Maine Forester’s License.
  • Strong safety values especially applicable to the forest products industry.
  • Proficiency in relevant silvicultural, harvest operation, and mensuration skills.
  • Ability to work independently outside in all weather conditions and remote locations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and ArcInfo/ArcMap GIS.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.


Prentiss & Carlisle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive wage commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package including a company vehicle, paid vacation & holidays, health insurance, life & disability insurance and 401(k) matching & profit-sharing contributions. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and a resume to or mail to Prentiss & Carlisle Management Co., Inc., P.O. Box 637, Bangor, ME 04402.  Subject: Forest Technician – Maine