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3-20-2020 JOB: FIA Interim Forester

The Tennessee Division of Forestry is seeking entry-level candidates to fill a FIA Interim Forester position. This position offers the option of Crossville or Knoxville base-station location. Following one year of satisfactory performance and FIA certification, the individual may be reclassified as FIA Forester.

FIA Interim Forester
Cumberland or Knox County (Crossville or Knoxville, TN)

Application registry will be open April 1 - 18, 2020

Job Description:

This position is with the Tennessee Division of Forestry (TDF) Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program. This FIA unit is part of a nationwide U.S. Forest Service program that collects, processes, analyzes, evaluates, and publishes comprehensive information on forest resources. Field-based measurements occur on permanent plots located on a systematic grid across public and private ownership. FIA foresters collect data about tree measurements, forest health parameters, understory vegetation composition, habitat types, down dead woody material, silvicultural practices, natural disturbances, and land ownership.

The FIA Interim Forester works in a two-person crew and reports to the FIA Program Specialist. The FIA Interim Forester will primarily work from either the Crossville or the Knoxville work stations. However, plots are located statewide, and foresters may be sent to assist data collection in other areas of Tennessee on an as-needed basis. FIA foresters must be willing to work in challenging terrain, travel to remote plot locations (sometimes overnight), and plan their work according to weather conditions. The work schedule has built-in flexibility during the Monday-Friday work week to accommodate weather-related impediments, and some weekend and overnight travel may occur.

Data is collected to defined standards, and data quality is confirmed by the U.S. Forest Service. Standards of performance must be demonstrated annually to maintain data collection certification. The Forest FIA Specialist will provide training and support during the certification process. Loss of certification could result in job termination.

Full position description (attached) and application link are available on the TDF Careers page.

This position is also advertised on SAF’s Career Center at:

For more information about this position, please contact:

RACHEL GREENE | Forest Data & Analysis Unit Leader

Department of Agriculture
Ellington Agricultural Center
P.O. Box 40627 Melrose Station, Nashville, TN 37204
o. 615-837-5437, c. 615-20 2-0668, f. 615-837-5003

10-24-2019~Forest Data and Analysis Unit Leader

The Tennessee Division of Forestry is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a Forest Data and Analysis Unit Leader in the division’s Davidson County headquarters. This is a Forest Management Administrator leadership position.

Forest Data and Analysis Unit Leader

Davidson County,

Registry closes 11/19/2019

This position provides vision, planning, administration, and supervision for the Division’s forest and business data and analytical services programs. The position ensures that the unit is positioned to address current and future forest and business services information and resource analysis needs that help people make good decisions. This unit plays the key role for integrating the Division’s information resources; providing timely and accurate information about Tennessee’s forest resources, supporting information acquisition needs and implementing ways for users to have readily available access to forest resource data. This position especially works closely with Business Development Division to support marketing of forestry and forest based businesses. Additionally, this position has the primary role of providing and managing both tabular and spatial (GIS) information systems for the Division in coordination with the Department of Finance and Administration, Strategic Development Solutions Division’s systems.

Full position descriptions and application links are available on the TDF Careers page.

10-09-2019~Tennessee Division of Forestry is seeking candidates to form a Prescribed Fire Strike Team

The Tennessee Division of Forestry is seeking candidates to form a Prescribed Fire Strike Team, including one burn boss and four team members, based out of the division’s Westel, TN field office in Cumberland County. The team’s primary responsibilities will be to perform the division’s prescribed burning vendor services. Please distribute to your networks to help us cast a wide net and build a strong team.

Prescribed Fire Strike Team Burn Boss (Forestry Technician) – one position

Westel, TN

Registry closes Oct. 29

This position is established to supervise and manage the Prescribed Fire Strike Team. The Prescribed Fire Strike Team is a vendor service for various types of landowners, traveling throughout the state based on resources and weather. Under general supervision, the burn boss performs skilled prescribed fire and fuels planning and implementation of moderate complexity. Additional duties may include fire suppression, hazard mitigation, and conservation/forestry work of average difficulty and supervisory work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Prescribed Fire Strike Team Crew Member (Forestry Aide 2) – four positions

Westel, TN

Registry closes Oct. 29

Under direct supervision, the crew member performs prescribed fire and fuels planning and implementation of moderate complexity. Additional duties may include fire suppression, hazard mitigation, and conservation/forestry work of average difficulty and related work as required. The RX Strike Team Crew Member will work throughout the Cumberland Plateau and East TN districts. This position may spend time away from home base, the Westel Work Center, in Rockwood, TN. Housing away from the home base will be will be provided by TDF.

Full position descriptions (attached) and application links are available on the TDF Careers page.

For more information, please contact:

Strike Team Coordinator

Need to Sale
94 Mack truck with 120 Prentice loader and a 240 Timberjack Skidder runs good just don't have time to work with it much anymore asking $45,000 also have a 90 Peterbilt & a 99 Volvo will take $58,000 for all obo can send pics txt 256-668-0499 or you can email me at

Skidder chains
Please call on us for prices of skidder chains before you buy. We are located in Cookeville, Tn. Commercial Truck Parts 931-528-3801 Thanks Mac
I have 200 red oak logs felled and yarded 10 to 12 feet length harvestedin fall 2016. Easy to get to in the city of pigeon forge. P,ease call Jonathan 865-282-0036 or e mail me at address above

Wood manufacturing plant for sale in Knox County
From: Tom Garber, President and owner, Precision Pine, Inc. Re: Sale of wood manufacturing plant outside of Knoxville, Tennessee Before I sign on with a broker to sell our building and machinery, I am trying to find a buyer for a direct sale. I am sending this letter to people who may be interested in expanding their current operations, or who may know of other parties that might be interested in the sale. Precision Pine has been manufacturing all wood spiral stair kits for 25 years. Our website is Before the recession we were manufacturing well over 250 kits per year. Each kit averages about 500 to 600 pounds of wood. I am disclosing this information to give you an idea of our facility’s production capacity. We are still selling spiral stairs, but the since the recession our orders have steadily dwindled. Without a lot of work on my part, the company has little value more than its assets. I am 73, and at this point would rather expend my energy doing other things. The building, at 7322 Hodges Ferry Road, Knoxville, 37920, was built in 1977. It has 10,000 square feet which includes several hundred square feet of offices. The building is in normal condition for its age. The machinery is all standard industrial woodworking equipment, and has been regularly maintained. The hub of our operations is a Thermwood 4-axis CNC router with a programmable aggregate head. Saws, jointers, planers, shapers, sanders and a powered clamp carrier make panels that go to the router. We work in most of the popular hardwoods, but much of our raw material is Southern Yellow Pine. We buy this wood graded to our own custom specifications and a moisture content of 19%. We have a 6 MBF dehumidification kiln to dry this wood down to 8% MC before it goes into the plant. We have a 1200 amp, 440 volt three-phase electrical service. Part of the shop is served with two 30 foot, 100 amp bus ducts with seven outlets. All except several 110 volt machines are hardwired with starters and disconnects. Compressed air is permanently piped to most of the shop. If you have any interest in this facility please call me at 865-573-5322. I am usually in between 10 am and 2:00 pm. You can also email me at my office,, or my home, I would be happy to send you a complete machinery list and/or let you tour the plant. Sincerely Tom Garber

Black walnut
We have 15 black walnut trees. 36 " to 80" in diameter. 55 to 100 ft tall. On 1.3 acres. Accepting offers. Athens Tennessee. Text 423-364-4550

220 Acres of Hardwood
Own 220 acres of hardwood that we are looking to sell to interested buyers. The land itself is not for sale 615-818-4974

We are currently building 7 Pete 389 HD day cab Gliders w/Cat C-15 single turbo and 18 speeds w/ 3.91 RAR.14,600 and 46k rears on 46k AirTrac. approx $174K. Call Robert Miller at Thompson Cat/Truck Center 901-346-5117 3/14/19

Huge Trees for FREE
I have about 15 Trees that I would like to donate to someone who will cut them down and haul them off at no cost to me. I can’t fit my arms around half of them. Lots of wood for someone who does woodworking. Located in Greenbrier, TN. 37073. Phone number is 615-506-6067. I can text you pictures

Hardwood in Wilson county, TN. West side of Lebanon, TN. You take down for value of timber. Can work out agreement. Call or text 920-285-1962

New Peterbilt Heavy Spec Trucks For Sale
Call Josh Ray with The Peterbilt Store in Knoxville, TN for current inventory or to spec your new 2021 Peterbilt. We currently have short lead times on trucks that are spec'd and built. Peterbilt has also released extremely aggressive pricing this year. You can reach Josh at 865-546-9553 or email to Let's build your new trucks to your specifications.

Tax and Book Keeping for Consultants and Loggers Tax and Book Keeping for Consultants and Loggers

Does your current accountant know the difference between board foot and a cord? We do. Former forester, enrolled to practice before the IRS is offering modern book keeping and tax preparation to those in the Forest industry.

Contact Avery at 865-622-9697 or visit to learn more.

Stormwater Services for Sawmills

Southern Stormwater Services can greatly reduce the hassle of stormwater permit compliance for sawmills.

We can provide very reasonable solutions for stormwater plans (SWPPP's), outfall maps, sampling, monthly inspections and comprehensive monitoring. Local stormwater professionals that provide common sense approaches to keep your sawmill in compliance with changing water quality regulations.

Just email us at for a free consultation.

Need Forestry Parts Need Forestry Parts
Parting out many JD skidders. Also new aftermarket parts. PH.717.238.2725 We ship same day.

Financing Logging Equipment
Equipment rates starting at 4.49% Call Jim to get approved: Coastal Kapital LLC Office: (866) 670-7483 Ext. 105 Direct: (727) 755-0702 fax (866) 690-8928