Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions


Riparian Restoration Project Manager Riparian Restoration

The Riparian Restoration Project Manager works with the Riparian Restoration Program team to implement restoration projects on Puget Sound Region Rivers. The project manager identifies restoration opportunities through partnerships with external agencies, organizations and landowners and through support from the department director secures funding to plan, design and implement restoration projects across the Puget Sound region to enhance riparian conditions on focus Rivers.

District Manager

The Whidbey Island Conservation District (WICD) is seeking a District Manager with a commitment to land stewardship and resource conservation on private lands.  This position is a full-time leadership role responsible for overall management of the district’s work and staff. 

Resources Intern

Port Blakely is seeking a Resources Intern from June-Sept (Flexible Duration). The purpose of the Resources Intern is to provide support for a wide variety of forest resources projects to obtain experience and knowledge from an industry leader of forestland management. This position will get to work with our GIS and Land Records teams. Ordinarily, this position would work from our Tumwater, Washington, office, but due to COVID-19, the majority of the work will need to be done remotely. Field work and in-person collaborations will take place when we can safely do so.

Supervisory Project Manager, Environmental Planner 5

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Forest Practices Division. We are looking for an energetic leader who will help create and maintain an inspiring team environment with a culture of open communication and innovation. Your project management team is responsible for helping the forest practices Adaptive Management Program administer a multi-million-dollar portfolio of scientific forestry studies and related projects.


Silver Butte Timber Co.Silver ButteTimber Company and C&D Lumber Company is seeking to hire a full-time forester to join our team. This position will be based out of Riddle, Oregon.

Silver Butte Timber Company and C&D Lumber are very team oriented with strong commitment to integrity, collaboration, and sustainability. We believe in continued learning and growth and have high-quality standards for relationships, each other, and our company. Applicants must be team oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. This is a full-time position with opportunities for exposure to all aspects of forestry and log procurement within our company. This position will be eligible to participate in the company 401K program, health insurance program, and be provided a company vehicle for use. Salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the applicant.

Forester-Silverculturist (II, III, IV)

The Forester/Silviculturist functions under the general direction of the Forest Program Manager and is in charge of all phases of Presale/Silvicultural programs on all Kalispel Tribal forested lands. Areas of responsibility include preparation of harvest units, timber stand improvement prescriptions, meeting annual allowable cut (AAC) targets, developing annual and 5 year harvest schedules, planning and directing Forest management and inventory planning programs, and ensuring all forestry activities meet the requirements of the National Environmental Protection Act.

Seasonal Firefighters

Our seasonal firefighters are critical to protecting Washington state. They are a remarkable team that plays an incredible role in the safety of our communities and our way of life. You can join their ranks. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is recruiting 550 seasonal firefighting positions. If you are willing to do hard work in exchange for lifelong relationships and the opportunity to serve your community, apply today:

Division Director/State Forester

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is recruiting for the Alaska State Forester position. This position offers an excellent opportunity to lead and shape forestry and fire management across Alaska. The successful candidate will work closely with state and federal land management agencies, state and federal legislators, the Board of Forestry, landowners, communities, and the general public to promote sound, professional management of Alaska’s forests.

Forest Engineer

Our Southern Oregon Region has an opening for a Forest Engineer in our South Valley operating team, located in Goshen, Oregon. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the South Valley Manager with salary level dependent on skills and experience.