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Forestry Assistant

Company: Parker Ranch Inc
Location: Waimea
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Primary responsibility will be to implement day-to-day forestry operations of the timber assets of Parker Ranch. This will include work in areas of the ranch with extensive native timber species such as koa (Acacia koa) and ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha), as well as areas that include non-native timber resources such as tropical ash (Fraxinus uhdei), sugi (Cryptomeria japonica), and various eucalyptus species. This position is full-time based on availability of project funds and will work closely with, and under the direct supervision of, the Parker Ranch Forestry Manager. The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, adaptable to a wide variety of changing work tasks, possess an eagerness to learn, and able to work in remote locations under a variety of environmental conditions. This position will focus on timber management duties in accordance with Parker Ranch's Sustainable Forestry Management Plans including tree planting and care, non-native invasive species control, fence construction and maintenance, salvage timber harvesting, timber stand management, forest fire mitigation and response, research, and general project implementation. At least one (1) year of relevant work experience related to natural resource management, forestry, timber management, nursery operations, plant, biology, etc. required.Parker Ranch is one of the largest and oldest cattle ranches in the United States. Parker Ranch, Inc. is owned by Parker Ranch Foundation Trust whose beneficiaries are four non-profits: Queen's North Hawai`i Community Hospital, Hawai`i Preparatory Academy, Parker School and Hawai`i Community Foundation. To learn more, please visit or . PI201028093

Keywords: Parker Ranch Inc, Maui , Forestry Assistant, Other , Waimea, Hawaii

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