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Forest/Forester Technician

Deer Park Lumber

3042 SR 6

Tunkhannock, PA 18657




Deer Park Lumber, located in Tunkhannock, PA, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its team as a Forest/Forester Technician. This is a full-time position that is classified as exempt/salaried. The Forest/Forester Technician is responsible for a variety of forestry related tasks, including gathering accurate forest inventory using current forest mensuration technology. These techniques are carried out over vast forest landscapes throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states.


  • Log Scaling
  • Timber Harvest Marking and Layout
  • Timber Measurements and Valuation
  • Interaction and Communication with the general public, contractors, landowners, management and forestry team.
  • Accurate forest data collection
  • Proper boundary marking
  • Preparation of forest management plans
  • Proper Identification and Marking of Harvest Boundaries
  • Work Independently as well as in a Team Environment Job Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Forestry preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years related forestry experience
  • Commitment to a Safety-First approach in all aspects of work
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in spreadsheets and industry-related programs
  • Core understanding of statistics
  • Recon timber, use of aerial photography
  • Valid PA driver's license with no prior serious infractions
  • Demonstrate professional behavior in the performance of the job
  • Work outdoors in various weather conditions, in forested conditions of uneven topography, all seasons.
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made if practical.


Main Contact

Jeff Nichols