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Forest Patrol

Burney Forestry District
Burney, CA
Close Date:  04/10/2023
Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Wages for this position are $24.27 per hour
We train and promote from within

Our Forestry Division, Burney District has an opening for a qualified Forest Patrol person to help patrol and manage the Company’s timberlands in Shasta, Lassen, Siskiyou, and Modoc counties. This is a seasonal position based in Burney, CA.

About The Position
• Patrol Company lands and interact with the public
• Enforce Sierra Pacific Industries’ Access Policy
• Close communication with local fire and law enforcement personnel
• Respond to all District incidents, fires, and law enforcement actions when on duty
• Represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner
• Manage and repair Company gates and signs, and maintain accurate gate inventory
• Operate chainsaw, winch, fire pumpers, and other various equipment
• Miscellaneous forestry-related project work requiring demanding physical activity
• Document and report any road system related problems to foresters

• 2 years’ prior experience in law enforcement, fire, security, or natural resource sectors
• Availability to work irregular hours including weekends and most holidays
• Ability to work as a “team” member, but also independently in remote areas
• Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the public
• Computer skills preferred, with the ability to operate GPS device and tablet to navigate and collect data
• A valid and unrestricted California driver’s license and the ability to drive safely on mountain roads

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

In addition, every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Erin McLeod, Human Resources
PO Box 496014
Redding, CA 96049
(530) 378-8107

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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