Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Weyerhaeuser has an immediate opening within their Southern Timberlands business. This is a Full Time, Exempt position. Relocation benefits are available for this and subsequent positions.

This is an entry level developmental position that assists with land management, procurement and harvesting activities in a team-oriented environment. Generally, works under close guidance with assigned mentors and a detailed development plan.

This is a developmental role which will typically encompass 12-18 months of intensive training and hands-on work. Individual will apply for the next role once development is successfully completed and a suitable role is posted. This will most likely require a relocation to a different geography in the south.*(Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, North Carolina, or Virginia.)*

*Key Functions:* Safely learn and perform various responsibilities that may include map reading, working with legal descriptions, carrying out Best Management Practices (BMP's), fire suppression, surveying, basic cruising, pest management, photo interpretation, and public relations. Gain knowledge and experience through a willingness to learn Weyerhaeuser forestry practices such as: inventory systems, prescriptions, contract administration, Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), negotiation skills, knowledge of equipment capabilities, knowledge of soil characteristics, and knowledge of tree physiology. Gain knowledge and experience through a willingness to learn the harvesting function including contractor management and related activities as well as procurement function including purchase of stumpage through various processes.

* Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field.

* Hands-on field experience in field forestry activities and field experience desirable

* Basic forestry skills as well as knowledge of state, federal, safety, wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes

* Willingness to abide by established safety standards

* Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and use of hand-held data recorders

* Excellent communication skills-both oral and written

* Strong interpersonal, presentation and problem-solving skills

* Capability to prioritize work activities and assignments

* Willingness and skills to support the work needs of the team outside your area of assigned responsibility

* Good teaming skills including the ability and willingness to work in a diverse team environment

* Excellent work ethic

* Basic math skills

* Ability to deal with ambiguity

*About Timberlands*

We believe forests are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.

*For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.*

*About Weyerhaeuser*

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

*We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./

**Job:** **Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction*

**Title:** *Forestry Development Professional*

**Location:** *MS-Hattiesburg*

**Requisition ID:** *01015637*

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

For more than a century, we’ve been growing and harvesting trees to make products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our forests provide habitat, carbon storage and recreational access. Our wood products are used to build homes where people raise their families. Our land provides for responsible development, conservation and renewable energy. What we make every day helps make life better for people all over the world.

We’re proud of that — and if you join our team you can be proud of it too. 


We’re experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees to meet important human needs, without harming the environment or exhausting the supply. This a team of world-class professionals who understand how to make the most out of our renewable resource — for our investors, customers and communities.


Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets, our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the industry.


We're one of the largest private landholders in the United States. As stewards of these assets, we maximize the value of every acre — from responsible development and building materials to conservation agreements and mitigation banking. We also provide solutions to the world's energy issues with our commitment to clean, renewable options that meet environmental standards and coexist with sustainable forestry.


Our skilled support teams form strategic partnerships with our businesses to help them excel in a swiftly changing world. From information technology and finance to human resources, law and marketing, we’re looking for motivated professionals who offer proactive solutions to help make our businesses as successful as possible.

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