Inventory Forester

W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.


M. Beaty & Associates, Inc. is seeking applicants to fill a full-time forest inventory and GIS position in our Redding, California office. W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc. is one of California’s longest standing forest management and consulting firms and oversees the management of approximately 290,000 acres of private non-industrial timberland located in five northeastern California counties.  The Inventory Forester is responsible for overseeing the data collection, management of the resource inventory, growth and yield, forest analysis and planning, property acquisition and disposition, and other related activities for large and small timberland owners. The successful candidate will design timber cruises, supervise field sampling operations, and handle data collection and editing. He or she will interpret aerial imagery, generate maps and conduct mapping analysis using the GIS, maintain tables, queries, forms, reports, and modules in inventory databases, work with growth and yield software programs, and develop forest planning models. He or she will be responsible for large landowner sustained timber production plans. This position is dynamic and will expand or change to match the capabilities of the individual.


The candidate should be self-motivated and work well individually and in small and medium sized teams. He or she should be able to demonstrate analytical, problem solving, and basic math skills. He or she must have a desire to learn and maintain expertise with many software systems. Experience with Microsoft Access, ESRI ArcGIS, visual basic, and Python is desirable but not required.

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