​Forestry Career and Employment Links

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  • Entomological Society of America - Your place on the web where the bugs aren't in the software.
  • Careers in Forestry and Natural Resources - This site, supported by the outreach component of a National Science Foundation grant, provides a comprehensive overview of Forestry and related career options and is intended for audiences including teachers, counselors, advisors and students, at the high school and middle school levels, a resource for guiding potential college-bound students to programs that offer forestry and natural resource degree programs.
  • Besse Forest Products Group - Located in Wisconsin and the UP, Besse is one of the largest manufacturers of quality northern hardwood veneer, lumber, and specialty plywood in North America. The group has five rotary cutting mills, two veneer splicing plants, two veneer slicing plants, two plywood departments, and five complete sawmills.
  • Plum Creek - Plum Creek is the largest and most geographically diverse private landowner in the nation, with more than 8 million acres in major timber producing regions of the United States. Search job listings or post your resume at their Careers page.
  • ForestryUSA.com - Provides quick access to all the Internet sites of the federal and state governments, the forest industries, service and supply companies, associations and NGOs, consultants, education and research, forestry news, employment opportunities, and much more. Look for the link labeled "Job Postings" in the list of links on the left side of the screen.
  • Green Industry Jobs - Horticulture, Landscape, Irrigation, Arborist or other Tree Care, Floral, Golf Course, Interiorscape, Nursery, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Vegetation Management, and other Green Industry Jobs.
  • Wisconsin Secondary Wood Users Directory - a statewide listing of the secondary wood using industries in Wisconsin. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Federal Employment in the USDA Forest Service - Career and salary information. Application processes explained.
  • Forest Employment - Forestry Net Links - Links to agency and industry home pages for review of openings with each employer listed, including fortune 500 firms. Articles on job search strategies, employment outlook, academic requirements, and more.
  • 50 Careers in Trees - An explanation of the many careers possible that are related to Urban Forestry.
  • Society of Municipal Arborists - Look for the "Jobs"" link on the Society's home page.
  • TreeLink! - Provides information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry. Look for the "JobLink" link at the top of the page to view openings in Urban and Community forestry.
  • SavATree - A nationally recognized company providing tree and shrub care to residential, commercial, institutional & municipal clients from fourteen locations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut & Virginia. Their web site describes their services in vegetation management (including both trees and turf) and also offers a link to current job opportunities.
  • Florida Division of Forestry - Includes a link to employment opportunities in a state where ice is not commonly found on roads, sidewalks or trees.
  • Forestindustry.com - A worldwide directory of forestry, logging, harvesting, manufacturing and processing suppliers, trade events, current news, and related topics.
  • Swingle Tree Company - A tree care firm in Denver, Colorado
  • USDA Forest Products Lab - Links to Forest Products research, professional organizations related to wood products, publications, and a directory of national and international web sites related to forest products and manufacturing.
  • Wildland Fire - Links to training and employment sites, fire-related photos, software and current events.
  • So you want to be a Firefighter? - Practical advice and job postings..
  • National Interagency Fire Center - The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho is the nations support center for wildland firefighting. Seven Agencies work together to coordinate and support wildland fire and disaster operations. These agencies include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, National Weather Service, and Office of Aircraft Services.
  • The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Forestry - If it's related to Forestry, it's here!
  • Society of American Foresters Marketplace - Postings for internships, private sector, government and university employment.
  • Cyber-Sierra's Jobs in Forestry - Links to job postings for Urban and Utility Forestry, as well as conventional Forestry positions.
  • Nursery Jobs - Features job openings, a resume posting service and employer profiles for employment in the Nursery industry.
  • National Arborist Association - Career information for aspiring Arborists. The NAA is a trade association of commercial tree care firms, established in 1938. The NAA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice, and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
  • David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc. - Identifying itself as one of America's top 25 top landscape firms, David J. Frank is located in Germantown, WI with additional operations in Middleton and Kaukauna, WI. Now hiring Arborists!
  • Wachtel Tree Science & Service - Wisconsin's oldest Tree Care company, located in Waukesha County, with 14 Certified Arborists on staff.
  • Asplundh Tree Expert Co. - A major employer specializing in tree and right of way services for communities and utilities.
  • Ostvig Tree, Inc. - Providing complete tree care services throughout Minnesota.
  • The Care of Trees - Part of a family of companies engaged in tree care services, with locations in SE Wisconsin and NE Illinois, the Washington, D.C. area, and the great New York City area.
  • LaRosa Landscape Company, Inc. - Located in Mequon, WI
  • The Brickman Group, LTD - A national provider of landscaping services.
  • Lied's - Landscape design, development, maintenance and nursery operations in Sussex and Neenah, WI.
  • Rainbow TreeCare - Located in Minneapolis, MN
  • Bartlett Tree Experts - With operations in England, Ireland, and across the USA, Bartlett provides Arboriculture services, research and other employment opportunities.
  • Breezy Hill Nursery - A major gardening and landscape supply business located in Salem, Wisconsin and serving SE Wisconsin and NE Illinois.
  • Tree Care Jobs - Features job openings, a resume posting service and employer profiles for employment in the Tree Care industry.
  • Almstead Tree Company - Professional tree, shrub and plant care services in the Northeast US.
  • Top Notch Treecare - A tree care and landscaping firm in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Follow the "About Us" link to view current openings!
  • Vande Hey's - A landscape design and maintenance firm that also operates a retail Garden Center. Located in Appleton, WI
  • Environmental Consultants, Inc. - A firm specializing in right of way vegetation and asset management for utilities. Their web page includes an employment link to listings of opportunities throughout the USA, Europe and the Pacific Rim.
  • Landscaping Careers - Features job openings, a resume posting service and employer profiles for employment in the Landscaping industry.
  • Jobs In Horticulture - A searchable database of listings covering a wide range of plant-related jobs, including Arboriculture and Nursery openings.
  • Additional openings can be found at sites that post openings for a comprehensive array of conservation and environmental opportunities.
NOTE: Be sure to check out the "Big Board" sites on the web that list opportunities in a wide array of occupations. UWSP's Career Services web site has a page that lists many of the "Big Job Boards". You should also register with Career Services if you have not already done so!
 
Updated:  July 15, 2014