Woodlot Management Services Forester

Prentiss & Carlisle (P&C) is currently accepting applications for a forester in our Woodlot Management Services (WMS) program in Maine.  The WMS team of professional foresters provides a comprehensive range of woodlot management services to help woodlot owners meet a variety of goals. Prentiss & Carlisle is a 4th generation forest management company established in 1924. As a trusted forest management firm, Prentiss & Carlisle provides timberland services & consulting services throughout the United States.


  • Landowner / Client outreach and new business generation.
  • Strong communication and networking skills.
  • Work with potential new & existing clients to develop management plans to meet their needs.
  • Develop harvest plans including silvicultural prescriptions, anticipated volumes, stumpage revenues, harvesting costs, road cost as well as applicable permitting and notifications. Location and marking of property and harvest boundaries.
  • Regular inspections of harvest and other activities to ensure compliance with planned objectives and client expectations.
  • Monitoring of forest product utilization and environmental regulations.
  • Preparation of Timber Harvest Agreements and associated vendor contracts for logging, road building, etc.
  • Tracking of financials for your respective projects.
  • Work with other team members on projects as needed.


  • This position requires a BS in forestry or related field. Experience helpful.
  • Possession of a current Maine Foresters License or ability to obtain.
  • Out of the box thinker that is self-motivated and great people skills is essential to success at this position.
  • Strong safety values especially applicable to the forest products industry.
  • Proficiency in relevant silvicultural, harvest planning and operations, and mensuration skills.
  • Ability to work independently outside in all weather conditions and remote locations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, ArcInfo/ArcMap as well as GPS data collection.
  • Excellent communication skills and 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 hiring0418@prentissandcarlisle.com or mail to Prentiss & Carlisle Management Co., Inc., P.O. Box 637, Bangor, ME 04402. Subject: WMS Forester