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Forestry - Technician

Centralia Forestry District
Centralia, WA
Close Date:  02/16/2024
Job Type: Summer

Job Description

Wages range from $19 to $21 per hour
We train and promote from within

Earn while you learn. Would you like to gain valuable education and real-world experience in all aspects of sustainable resource management with a wood products industry leader? Sierra Pacific Industries is excited to announce our updated Forestry Internship specifically designed to complement concepts learned in school while working alongside experienced resource management professionals.

Forestry Internships offered by SPI provide opportunity for employment upon graduation frm our interns' respective degree programs. Completion of an internship is not a guarantee, nor an offer of employment.

The Forestry Internship position may include:
• Timber cruising
• Sawmill log procurement
• Timber Harvest Plan (THP) preparation
• Logging administration
• Harvest unit layout
• Wildlife and botany work
• Road layout
• Reforestation

• Graduation from, current enrollment or acceptance in a Forestry, Natural Resources, or related program of study is preferred
• Interns must be able to cross-country hike and negotiate steep, brushy terrain
• Interns must have a valid driver's license

Base Locations: Anderson, Arcata, Camino, and Chico, Calfornia
Eugene and Roseburg, Oregon
Burlington and Centralia, Washington

Compensation includes competitive hourly wage and housing allowance for qualifying individuals.

How to Apply

Apply online at:
Applicants must provide a cover letter and resume when submitting application.

Applications Close: February 16th 2024
Interviews will be ongoing as applications are received.
Positions may be filled prior to deadline.

Employment Period: MAY/JUNE - AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2024 (flexible start & end dates)

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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