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Washington Jobs

Payroll Administrator (Seattle)View Job Details >>

OUR COMPANY

Green Diamond Resource Company is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company. With headquarters in Seattle, we own and manage forests in California and Washington and produce redwood and Douglas-fir lumber. We manage our lands in an environmentally responsible manner and are third party certified as sustainable and productive working forests.

POSITION PURPOSE

The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of multi-state payroll processing for bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls.  They will operate as the payroll subject matter expert to resolve issues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The following is a list of general job responsibilities for the Payroll Administrator position.  This list is not all-inclusive and may be broadened or changed to meet changing business needs. 

  • Audit time entry in time collection system to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, Company policy, and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Process payroll related data based on effective dates and payroll processing cycles
  • Reconcile and balance all payrolls.  Define and take corrective action as needed.
  • Issue all payroll disbursements and W-2’s.
  • Process manual checks as needed.
  • Analyze and reconcile third party transactions.
  • Provide audit requirements and support to internal and external auditors.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all employees and accurately answer questions related to time collection and payroll processing.
  • Primary backup for all payroll reporting and accounting entries.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Associates of Arts (AA) degree required.
  • Minimum 8 years of applicable work experience in payroll processing and cross-functional areas related to payroll (401k, taxes, health and welfare benefits, union contracts, etc.).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in common filing agent and multi-state payroll tax processing.
  • Working knowledge of hosted and/or cloud based payroll and time collection systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of policies, processes and general payroll administration.
  • Experience in reporting wage, tax and hour information to government agencies.
  • Ability to complete a high volume of work, in a timely manner, while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to improve efficiency of existing processes, works well under pressure, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective and productive communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in a written and verbal format.  Must be approachable and open to discussion.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Human Resources.

REQUIRED BEHAVIORS:

  • High level of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to conduct self in a professional manner and to maintain effective and professional relationships.
  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance.
  • Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.
  • Leads by example and exemplifies the Green Diamond Core Values in actions and behaviors.
  • Ability to work with integrity, trust, and commitment.
  • Ability to foster and support a diverse, ethical, and respectful workplace.
  • Ability to be adaptable, tolerant of ambiguities, and open to change.
  • Solutions-oriented team player.
  • Seeks out information, training, and other resources needed to facilitate continual professional development necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Participates in the building and maintaining of a positive and healthy organizational culture.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in the Seattle Corporate Office.  Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.
  • Ability to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours, including periodic early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed to meet the essential responsibilities of the job.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to GDRCoJobs@greendiamond.com

Chief Financial Officer (Seattle)View Job Details >>

We are a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company with headquarters in the Rainier Tower in downtown Seattle.  We own and manage timberland in California and Washington and produce redwood and Douglas-fir lumber. We manage our lands in an environmentally responsible manner (FSC and SFI certified), as sustainable and productive working forests.

The CFO is a member of the senior management team and will be responsible for leading the accounting, financial planning and analysis and IT departments of the Company (approximately 40 employees).  The CFO reports to the President (along with the Sr. VP of California Operations, VP Northwest Timberlands, VP and General Counsel, HRVP and VP of Land Management and Business Development) and interacts throughout the year with the Chairman of the Board and the Board of Directors.   The emphasis of the position is to continue the long term financial success of the business utilizing the existing strong asset base while exploring new investment opportunities that will generate increased, long term profits.  The incumbent will either directly perform or directly oversee the following functional responsibilities and ultimately be accountable for their success.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

Strategy, Business Planning and Senior Leadership:

  • Report the Company’s financial results and financial plans to the President and Board of Directors.
  • Work with the President and senior leadership team to monitor business performance in all areas including, but not limited to, capital allocation, sales and marketing, production and business process efficiencies.
  • Work with leaders of the company to provide financial and business analysis to evaluate the performance of their operations as well as assist in evaluating the risks and benefits of pursuing new business opportunities.
  • Primary responsibility for the annual budget and longer-term strategic planning processes incorporating financial forecasts for review and approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of annual timber appraisal and annual harvest forecast.
  • Provide leadership and oversight for creation of the annual budget to be presented to the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee the creation of Board meeting materials and participate in Board meetings as a key member of the leadership team.
  • Work with the President and other leaders of the company in due diligence and negotiations related to acquiring or disposing of assets.
  • Identify opportunities to minimize the Company’s cost of capital, increase risk-adjusted rates of return on investments, and mitigate the negative impact of volatile financial and commodity markets.

Team Development and Focus:

  • Provide overall leadership and management of team members within Accounting, Business Planning & Analysis and Information Technology Departments, inclusive of hiring, performance management and development.
  • Evaluate team structure on an ongoing basis, making continual improvements to drive efficiency, effectiveness and engagement.
  • Maintain team focus on overall business needs and high levels of customer service and partnership.  Evaluate effectiveness on an ongoing basis through benchmarking against best practices and solicited customer feedback.

Accounting, Treasury and Risk Management:

  • Oversee corporate liquidity management, day-to-day cash management, and borrowing/investing activities.
  • Oversee preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Develop and monitor investment policies and procedures.
  • Monitor loan covenant compliance and rating status.  As appropriate, communicate rationale for and negotiate amendments to loan agreements.
  • Provide appropriate information to ensure timely preparation of tax returns and related forms for, and payment of tax due by, the Company and support the completion of similar undertakings for Green Diamond Shareholders.
  • Responsible for the risk management function which includes the evaluation and reduction of risk related to property, financial and personnel loss.
  • Manage relationship with outside auditors (currently Moss Adams).  Coordinate efforts of internal and external audit functions. Support Audit Committee of Board of Directors as required.
  • Establish/maintain relationships with lenders and negotiate loan terms to maximize flexibility and minimize borrowing costs.

Information Technology Management:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing a long-term information technology philosophy and strategy that supports business requirements and utilizes best practices.
  • Work closely with the Director of Information Technology to ensure systems are compliant and appropriately safeguarded, and a model is in place to effectively assess and prioritize business needs and requirements.
  • Responsible for a high level of customer service and realistic parameters for ongoing approach to user support.
  • Ultimately responsible for delivering IT projects on time and on budget.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • A minimum of 15 years of applicable, business experience, with significant exposure to finance/accounting positions.
  • Bachelor degree required, MBA preferred.
  • Knowledge of related best practices obtained from education and direct work experience.
  • Experience working closely with a President/CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Ability to manage and develop a strong, professional and capable team of accounting, finance and IT professionals.
  • Experience structuring and implementing various forms of financing, including bank loans, private placements, etc.
  • Experience working with senior level tax professionals on routine and complex tax matters.
  • Significant exposure to complex accounting issues (pensions, self-insurance, investments, depletion).
  • Advanced financial analysis and planning skills including a thorough understanding of financial theory, economics, microeconomics, discounted cash flow analysis, etc.
  • Experience with GAAP financial statements that are audited by a large regional, national or international CPA firm.
  • Budgeting and business planning experience in a sophisticated corporate environment.
  • Experience managing information systems teams, leading system projects and implementations.
  • Proven ability as an effective project manager.
  • Proven business management skills with a wide array of business experience (either experience in multiple industries or breadth of experience in many departments).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to effectively communicate the organization’s strategy to internal and external constituencies.
  • Strategic thinker, communicator and decision-maker.
  • A history of successfully recruiting, developing and motivating a professional team.
  • Creative manager skilled at anticipating situations, developing proposals and solutions and marshalling appropriate resources to make desired changes happen.
  • Ability to negotiate in an effective, well-reasoned and civil manner.
  • Ability to initiate and incorporate change and innovation while respecting the rich history of the Company.
  • Ability to comprehend and assist in the drafting of complex written materials, such as loan documents, purchase agreements, etc.
  • Forest products experience is a plus, but is not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The position resides in our corporate headquarters in downtown Seattle, Washington. Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.  Ability to perform consistent work on PC.
  • Travel is required to visit operations in Northern California and Shelton, Washington for up to a week at a time, on an as-needed basis.  Travel will also occur when working with lenders and key professional service providers on significant activities and transactions, and to attend Board and other business related meetings.  Anticipated travel: 25%.

Green Diamond Resource Company has retained CFO Selections to manage the recruiting process to fill its Chief Financial Officer position.  Please contact Alex de Soto at alexd@cfoselections.com for more information.

California Jobs

Tree Improvement Technician (Korbel, CA)View Job Details >>

POSITION PURPOSE:

Safely collect Tree Improvement data in the field, efficiently maintain research sites, and accurately enter data into tree improvement system.  Under the direction of the Nursery Superintendent this position helps with oversight of  contract administration duties providing communication of schedules, assignments and treatment applications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

Under the direction of the Nursery Superintendent the employee will:

  • Accurately measure and record tree information from Tree Improvement research sites located in the forests and seed orchards.
  • Efficiently enter data collected from the research sites into the Company’s databases.
  • Safely maintain research sites and seed orchards.  This could involve mowing, using a chainsaw, minor fence repair, graft maintenance, pruning, minor irrigation system repair, applications of pesticides, and other treatments.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of operational budgets, cost analyses, data analyses, and Tree Improvement inventories.
  • Assist with contract administration to provide guidance and oversight to contractors.
  • Monitor contractors work to ensure efficiency.  This includes having the organizational skill to coordinate and provide clear communication and instruction of work schedules, and assignments.
  • Keep legible, accurate records, and write technical reports.
  • Actively participate in Company safety programs
  • Assist in other forestry functions as needed (e.g., prescribed burning)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • AA degree in Forestry, Natural Resources or closely related field.
  • Team player who has flexibility and physical ability to work the required hours including overtime.
  • Must be a self-starter with a good work ethic towards efficiency and thoroughness on the job.
  • Must have effective and productive communications skills; speaks well and communicates ideas clearly.  Writes well, clearly and concisely.  Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others.  Organized and proactively manages environment.  Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritizes workload in order of importance.  Reliably follows through on job assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of map and compass.
  • Current valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to safely operate a 4-WD vehicle and an Off Highway Vehicle (once trained).

Desired

  • BS or BA degree in Forestry, Natural Resources or closely related field.
  • Some exposure to tree improvement and/or plant breeding
  • Qualified Applicator License (QAL) or Pest Control Advisers (PCA) License
  • GIS, database, and/or statistical experience and/or training
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and maintenance skills
  • Ability to speak Spanish

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Korbel, CA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have good hearing ability.
  • This position requires the individual to conduct repetitive physical tasks including lifting, pushing and pulling, squatting and bending for extended time periods of time.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.

Please send resumes to Debbie Miller at CAjobs@greendiamond.com.

Position open until August 29, 2014.

Environmental Health & Safety Manager (Korbel, CA)View Job Details >>

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager manages the environmental health and safety program for the California operations of Green Diamond Resource Company (GDRCo) and California Redwood Company (CRC) to assure compliance with applicable environmental, Cal-OSHA and Federal OSHA regulations, laws and requirements.  The position is responsible for the application of all Company policies, practices and procedures.  Environmental duties include environmental monitoring, evaluating and updating any/all permit conditions, state and federal environmental laws and regulations including CRC/GDRCo environmental policies. Safety duties include the application of all Cal and Federal OSHA rules and regulations to assure safety compliance at all California operations. Manages, participated in, and administers the self-insured Worker’s Compensation program for the CA operations.  Works as a consultant to operations and provide effective leadership and direction to the safety and environmental objectives and goals for the GDRCo and CRC operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Environmental Compliance:  Assures that the Company complies with all local, state and federal environmental regulations.  Monitors all physical locations for compliance and improvement opportunities.  Assures all permits and records are current and valid with all permitting agencies.  Conducts effective investigations into environmental incidents such as: chemical spills, air and water quality issues, confined space.  This position must also work closely and effectively with GDRCo corporate counsel.  Maintains effective relationships with all agencies, compliance officers and inspectors.
  • Safety Compliance: Assures that the Company is in compliance with all OSHA and Cal-OSHA regulations as well as company policies, practices and procedures.  Monitors all physical locations for compliance and improvement opportunities.  Assures all permits and records are current and valid with all permitting agencies.  Maintains effective relationships with all agencies, compliance officers and inspectors.
  • Company Policies and Procedures:  Communicates all Company policies and procedures for compliance.  Administers policies and procedures in an equal manner.  Continually reviews and updates Company policies to reflect regulatory changes, changes in operations as necessary to support California management strategy, objectives and goals.
  • Professional knowledge and development: Maintains professional knowledge and professional certifications (Certified Safety Professional, ABIH certified as CIH (preferred) or CAIH, Water Operator I certificate) in the areas of environmental and safety laws, regulations and state of the art processes and procedures to achieve Company objectives and goals.
  • The incumbent will work with a diverse group of teams or individuals that will include regulations, contractors, lawyers, consultants and a wide variety of internal (CRC) resources.  A significant portion of the job duties and expectation for that position is that the position will spend the majority of hours actively engaged in the operations;  walking through the operations on a daily basis, working with supervisors and hourly employees to assure safety of the individuals and the operations.
  • This position will have significant work with state and local regulators in the areas of environmental and safety compliance.  The position will work closely with Human Resources, Legal, Accounting, environmental and safety consultants and Green Diamond Corporate employees.

Environmental Functions

  • Coordinate and assure all operations are in legal compliance by communicating compliance exceptions to responsible managers and corporate officials.
  • Pursue effective proactive compliance efforts to include pollution prevention planning.
  • Obtain environmental permits and negotiate with government agencies at various locations.
  • Assist Managers/Superintendents in the supervision or coordination of response to any environmental incidents or emergencies.
  • Manage environmental improvement capital projects, inactive property cleanup projects, and active operations cleanup projects.
  • Provide annual environmental compliance reports for Internal Audit and Legal Department.
  • Report regularly to the California Managers on environmental program progress and inactive property activity.
  • Provide annual environmental budgets for environmental expenditures, capital projects, and inactive property oversight/cleanup work.
  • Train managers, supervisors, and employees for operational understanding of current environmental laws and regulations.
  • Communicate reportable releases to the appropriate government agencies.
  • Serve as the company contact when government regulators are performing environmental compliance or enforcement audits.
  • Provide all required environmental reports for the Company as well as regulatory agencies.
  • Perform, or supervise, sampling as required for surface water, drinking water, contaminated soils, asbestos abatement, lead compounds, etc.
  • Supervise environmental contractors and consultants for all environmental work required on active and inactive properties in California. Provide contracts that will minimize company liability for this work.
  • Manage MSDS Database, control incoming materials to ensure all items onsite have current MSDS, receive new product requests and process for purchases.
  • Train and oversee responsible individuals at each site to respond to environmental spills, manage waste products, and reliably conduct environment testing as needed.

Safety Functions

  • Assures compliance with applicable Cal-OSHA and Federal OSHA safety regulations and Company policies This includes: responsibility for coordinating the documentation of the Company Compliance Training Program for mandated environmental and safety regulations written by the Federal and State Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), and other environmental agencies.
  • An informational resource for Departments, Operations Managers, worker compensation, facility safety committees, and other miscellaneous third-party liability matters.
  • Prepares, updates, and maintains the Timberlands and Manufacturing IIPP Programs as mandated by the State of California.
  • Works with outside consultants to improve safety performance and reduce incidents/injuries (sprain/strain program).
  • Be an active member and attend California Timberlands (CAT) and California Redwood Co (CRC) safety meetings at the facilities.
  • Reviews, updates, and prepares mandated written safety policies and programs, provide “train the trainer” sessions for Supervisors presenting the data to employee groups.  Coordinates with Human Resource to train managers, supervisors, and employees for operational understanding of current safety laws and regulations.
  • Conducts routine internal safety audits of the operations to insure day to day compliance of Company safety policies and procedures.  Serves as the company contact when government regulators are performing compliance or enforcement audits.
  • Provides follow up on Corporate Compliance report variances and other safety compliance commitments, (i.e., CA OSHA Consulting Agreement), to the responsible Company employee and documents completion of fixed variances.
  • Serves as the company contact when government regulators are performing safety compliance or enforcement audits.
  • Assists facility managers in the supervision or coordination of response to any safety related emergency.
  • Reports any accident(s) that require Cal-OSHA or Federal OSHA reporting in a timely manner.
  • Provides follow up on Corporate Compliance report variances and other safety compliance commitments, (i.e., CA OSHA Consulting Agreement), to the responsible Company employee and documents completion of fixed variances.
  • Assists in the coordination of training for mandated safety and environmental topics.
  • Assures annual OSHA log reporting, and California Corporate Compliance Training Program for safety area are in compliance. Ensures injury / illness reports are properly recorded on the California OSHA injury log.
  • Prepares and communicates the monthly safety report numbers as well as the California workers’ compensation cases and costs.
  • Provides resource information to Operations Managers for outside contractor use for training, as requested.
  • Monitors contract agreements for compliance with Federal, State and Company regulations with regard to safety. Takes active role in service agreements and contractor oversight to reduce company liability.
  • Works with supervisors and other company personnel to update training materials (LOTO, BBP, MSDS, etc.).

Workers Compensation Functions

  • Manages, participates in, and administers the CA workers’ compensation self-insurance program. This includes administration of the Early Intervention Program, accident investigation, issuing worker’s compensation paperwork when needed to employees, assuring the employer’s report of injury is filed, and working with the third party administrator in following case management of workers’ compensation matters.
  • Contributes to managing claim costs by working with the workers’ compensation administrator to assure regular personal contact, encouraging return to work.
  • Places incident reporting forms on server for review by company personnel for all locations.
  • Participates in claim investigation, denials, stipulation awards, compromise and release, vocational rehabilitation, reviewing and estimating case reserves, annual reporting to the state, a focus on reducing/eliminating ADA liability, medical management, and servicing our injured workers.  Case settlement requires an approval process.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • BA or BS degree in environmental science or related field such as industrial technology/safety or engineering degree.
  • Five years’ work experience in an industrial setting with environment health and safety responsibilities.
  • Hold Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation or gain within 18 months.
  • HAZWOPER certification.
  • Certified Level I Water Treatment Operator.
  • Provides continual analysis and inspection of complex environmental and safety rules and regulations and provide effective and practical solutions to complex problems.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department and with key contacts outside  the Company.
  • Effective and productive communication skills, the ability to speak well, communicating ideas clearly.  In addition, the incumbent must write well, clearly and concisely, be approachable, and open to discussion.
  • Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated self-starter takes on and completes work without prompting.
  • The incumbent must understand the federal and state requirements governing environmental and safety issues for industrial manufacturing.

DESIRED:

  • Experience in a logging, wood products, or lumber manufacturing setting in California.
  • Experience performing industrial hygiene work that includes environmental testing and application of regulations.
  • Proven ability/experience in working with and building effective relationships with state and federal regulators.
  • Project management experience with strong emphasis on technical knowledge and recognized “expert’ level training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in the Korbel, CA Production office.
  • Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.
  • Occasional travel to various locations in the Northern CA operations requiring a vehicle and ability to drive.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training, and company functions.
  • Ability to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.

Please send resumes to Carolyn Luster at CAjobs@greendiamond.com.

Position open until filled.

Registered Professional Forester (Korbel, CA or Klamath, CA)View Job Details >>

POSITION PURPOSE

The Registered Professional Forester is responsible for the design and preparation of timber harvest plans that comply with State regulations and Green Diamond Resource Company standards and guidelines. The Forester  provides clear and concise communication of timber harvest plan content to timber operators prior to and during operations, and may be responsible for contract administration for harvesting operations when assigned. The Forester will also have other duties such as assisting with prescribed burning for reforestation, participating in tours of the property and assisting other departments as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties as assigned)

  • Responsible for preparation of Timber Harvest Plans (THP) through all stages up to approval. Provides support to operation supervisors and LTOs during operations. Follows up with THP completion reports upon completion of operations.
  • Ensures all Timber Harvest Plans are properly engineered and documented in the field. (Roads and harvest units).
  • Provides appropriate information regarding THP statistics for planning purposes (Yarding methods, vol/ac, species distribution, log size distribution, special provisions).
  • Aids in all phases of contract administration when directed by supervisor.
  • Conducts THP specific archaeological and historical surveys and prepares Confidential Archaeological Addendums as specified in the FPRs.
  • Provides information as necessary to assist with biological, geological, and botanical surveys and reports.
  • Assures that critical THP information is communicated to key Green Diamond departments including Operations, Roads, Wildlife, Intensive Forest Management (IFM) and Forest Resource Information System (FRIS).
  • Assists with slash burning programs as directed.
  • Develops approximately 4 or more approved THP’s per year (depending upon acreage and complexity).
  • Efficiently manages and directs forestry technicians to assist in THP layout and preparation.
  • Communicates often with members of the various regulatory agencies involved with California’s Forest Practice Rules and timber harvest planning process. Interaction with members of the community may be required where THP development is adjacent to, or in close proximity to urban settings.
  • Interacts with GDRCo Conservation Planning Department (Roads, Geology, Wildlife, and Botany) is a key component of this position. In Klamath regular interaction with contractors will be required.
  • Maintains daily contact with Chief Forester and/or Forestry Superintendent in Korbel or the Assistant Operations Manager in Klamath as assigned.
  • Assists other departments when specific demands require a temporary special assignment (i.e.: summer contract supervision, logging or roads supervision etc.).
  • Analyzes existing ground conditions and develops an efficient, logical, cost effective, and legal Timber Harvest Plan based on the analysis. This includes a solid understanding of current road engineering design and location techniques, as well as yarding systems capabilities and their appropriate application.
  • Holds a unique position in which professional and ethical behavior is of utmost importance in THP preparation, interfacing with the public, and maintaining Green Diamond’s high standards and positive image.
  • Participates in continuing education programs and training related to the forestry profession.
  • Assures a safe workplace.  Takes personal initiative and an aggressive responsibility to ensure ongoing safe behaviors through implementation and active participation in the company safety program with a goal of no recordable accidents.
  • Participates in performance management reviews (written and verbal).

Areas of Focus

  • The Korbel position works out of the California Timberlands Office in Korbel CA. The area managed from the Korbel office extends from Stone Lagoon in the north to Rio Dell in the south and east into the Redwood Creek watershed.
  • The Klamath position works out of the Valley Green office near Orick.  The area managed from the Valley Green office extends from the Bald Hills in the south to the Oregon border in the north and as far east as Red Mountain and the Collier Tunnel on Highway 199.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or closely related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Valid California Registered Professional Forester license.
  • Experience with THP layout, engineering, and preparation, including five years (or equivalent) experience in a broad range of forestry operations.
  • Skills necessary for the design and layout of new forest management standard roads.
  • Valid CA driver’s license.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the FPR required archaeological surveyor training program.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Be highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Proven strong leadership skills. Works with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly.  Writes well, clearly and concisely.  Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times.  Treats others with respect at all times.  Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin.  Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others.  Organized and proactively manages environment.  Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritizes workload in order of importance.  Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information.  Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.  Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Demonstrated ability to project a positive Company image during interactions with agencies, neighbors, and the community.
  • Willing to invest in longer work hours when projects demand more time to accomplish important and/or timely goals.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works primarily in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep, rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in  sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have good hearing ability.
  • This position requires the individual to conduct repetitive physical tasks including lifting, pushing and pulling rocks; and squatting and bending for extended time periods of time (e.g. up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee to wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in compliance with regulations and GDRCo standards.

Please send resumes to Carolyn Luster at CAjobs@greendiamond.com.

Position open until filled.

Green Diamond is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values workplace diversity.

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