Summer Intern – Seaside, Oregon

Employer: 
The Campbell Group LLC
Job Field: 
Forestry
Job Field: 
GIS/Technology
Job Type: 
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location: 
Oregon
Location Detail: 
Seaside, Oregon
Job Description: 
The Campbell Group, LLC is a vertically integrated, full‐service timberland investment advisory firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Our goal is to acquire and manage timberland for investors and our focus is exclusively on creating acquisition opportunities and managing them to produce superior risk‐adjusted returns. We manage over three million acres representing approximately $5.4 billion in timberland assets. The firm is built on a foundation of providing quality service, focusing on client objectives while emphasizing integrity. Our Summer Interns play a pivotal role in providing assistance to Staff Foresters and Engineers in the implementation of silviculture, road construction and timber harvest activities. Based in our Seaside, Oregon office, our summer interns have a unique opportunity to learn real‐world forestry techniques in a unique, coastal environment. - Provide assistance to the Silviculture Forester o Seedling stocking surveys. o Precommercial thinning unit identification, layout and treatment supervision. o Vegetation management efficacy assessments, project development, and treatment supervision. - Provide assistance to Forest Engineering o Assist Field Engineer in road construction/reconstruction and harvest unit layout. o Assist in developing roadside vegetation management plans and supervise treatments. o Develop plans and supervise routine gate maintenance and access signage. -Provide assistance to the GIS/Inventory Forester o Collect GPS data points and download for use in ESRI software. o Timber cruising. o GIS mapping and data management.
Qualifications: 
- Currently enrolled is a Bachelor of Sciences Degree program in the Department of Forestry, Engineering, Resources & Management. - Provide own vehicle suitable for work on logging roads. Reimbursed mileage at IRS rate. EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED/PREFERRED: - Basic knowledge of forestry, forest engineering, forest inventory and forest mensuration. - General knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS software. - Previous forestry work experience is desirable, bit not required. - Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills. - Good written & oral communication and interpersonal teambuilding skills. - Ability to work independently. - Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record. -Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in steep, brushy terrain for long periods of time.
How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Anne Cowper at acowper@campbellgroup.com. Applications will be accepted through February 29, 2012.
Deadline: 
02/29/2012 (All day)
Last updated February 06, 2012