Thank you for your interest in working with NNRG to strengthen the ecological and economic vitality of Northwest forests and communities! 

We are currently hiring a Forester. Please see the position announcement below. 

Please see our Volunteer Page for other ways to get involved.



NNRG has an opening for a full-time forester. The Forester develops and writes forest management plans for NNRG’s clients, a process that involves site visits with landowners to ascertain the objectives for their forests and identify and prioritize management opportunities. The Forester develops recommendations and timelines for commercial timber harvesting, as well as stewardship activities such as seedling release, invasive species control, wildlife habitat enhancement, road maintenance, cultivation and harvesting of non-timber forest products, and forest restoration activities. In addition, the Forester takes part in NNRG’s forest measurement, inventory, harvest, and certification projects. The position includes both field and office work.

Hours, Pay, and Location

This is an hourly position averaging 32 to 40 hours per week, with wage depending on experience. Compensation also includes competitive vacation, retirement, and health-insurance benefits. Given the nature of coordinating with landowners, some work may occur in the evenings or on weekends, and may require occasional overnight stays to minimize travel time. You will be expected to provide your own vehicle; NNRG reimburses for mileage traveled to job sites, which are primarily located within a 90-minute driving radius of Tacoma or Olympia, or within a 2-hour drive of Seattle. In-office work may include some mix of time at NNRG’s Seattle office and working from home.  This position reports to Director of Forestry Kirk Hanson.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume as a single pdf document to jobs@nnrg.org. Include your last name at the beginning of the file name of the pdf.

For questions about the position, please contact Seth Zuckerman, Executive Director, at seth@nnrg.org. First review of applications will be on November 11, 2019.

Find the full position description here


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