Prentiss & Carlisle, a leading forest management firm and timberland services provider, is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Temporary Forest Technician. Founded in 1924, Prentiss & Carlisle operates in Maine, New York and Canada, and manages the activities on approximately 1.5 million acres of timberland on behalf of its clients.
Location: Statewide in Maine with the potential for out-of-state travel. Successful candidates will be working out of the Bangor office or from one of our remote camps in the West Branch or northwest Aroostook regions.
Responsibilities: Candidates will be responsible for performing variable-radius inventory work, along with regeneration plots. Extensive travel with multi-day stays within the state will be required. Candidates will be responsible for planning their day’s work, operating data collectors and GPS units, and managing and delivering inventory data back to the Bangor office. Secondary responsibilities may include, but not be limited to, boundary line renewal and assisting Prentiss & Carlisle foresters in harvest layout.
Skills: The successful candidate must possess, but are not limited to, the following skills: map and compass, forest inventory tools, pacing, variable and fixed-radius cruising, GPS, data management, off-highway driving. Candidates must be comfortable working in remote locations alone with limited supervision.
When working away from the Bangor office, lodging, meals and transportation will be provided.
This position requires a minimum of 45 hours per week, with all hours above 40 paid at an overtime rate of time and a half. Duration of employment will be approximately mid-May to late August.
Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical paid for by Prentiss & Carlisle.
If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to:
Scott Robinson, GIS/Inventory Forester
Prentiss & Carlisle Co., Inc.
107 Court St., Bangor, ME 04401
Prentiss & Carlisle is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is following all current COVID-19 safety protocols. Interviews may be conducted via phone or video.