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NRM Corporation

1434 Third Street

Eureka, CA 95501-0682

Fax: (707) 442-8823

Email: nrm@nrmcorp.com

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 NRM is currently recruiting for the following positions as of 9-10-2018

Database Manager and GIS Specialist

NRM is looking for a qualified database manager and GIS specialist. This is a full time, permanent position. The specialist would provide GIS mapping and database management support to all departments, and work both independently and in a team setting.


-          Undergraduate or graduate degree in GIS or closely related field

-          Professional experience with database management

-          Professional experience using GIS mapping software, including ArcMap

-          Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail

-          Ability to perform work duties independently and reliably

-          High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Access) and Adobe Acrobat


-          Experience with MapInfo Professional GIS software

-          Experience creating maps for appraisals, Timber Harvest Plans, and special projects

-          Background in environmental sciences or forestry

Job responsibilities will include:

·         Transfer GIS database from MapInfo Professional to ArcGIS ArcMap

·         Design, implement, and manage ArcMap and databases with an emphasis on developing database solutions to optimize efficiency and best practices

·         Acquire, convert and manage data from field operations and general public data sources using GIS software

·         Perform data reconciliation, spatial analysis, and geoprocessing of large datasets

·         Provide support for mobile GIS technology to field staff

·         Create maps for appraisals and Timber Harvest Plans and other scientific reports

 Pay dependent on experience. NRM provides vacation and holiday pay, group health care coverage, and retirement plan participation to qualified employees.

 Mail resume:      Natural Resources Management Corporation

               1434 3rd Street

               Eureka, CA   95501

 E-mail resume:  nrm@nrmcorp.com

Watershed / Erosion Control Specialist



-Bachelor’s degree in physical science

-A minimum of five years field experience in the local region

-Ability to work in strenuous field conditions including steep ground and hot and/or wet weather

  with poison oak and ticks

-Experience performing rural road-erosion assessments

-Experience with handheld GPS units


-Experience preparing permit application documents such as LSAA and 401 certifications

-CPESC certification or the ability to obtain cert

-Willingness to take on unexpected tasks at the edge of your comfort zone

-Experience with Desktop GIS computer mapping

Job responsibilities will include:

- Rural road erosion inventories (field) including data collection at road-stream crossings
- Interpretation of road inventory data resulting in sound treatment recommendations
- Assessment of permitted cannabis cultivation sites for compliance with State requirements
- Preparation of LSAA Notifications for CDFW

- GIS mapping
- Collaboration with other firms and government agencies to generate solutions to non-

   compliance conditions.

Pay dependent on experience.


Registered Professional Forester

Position Title:  Staff Registered Professional Forester (RPF) - full time.

Work Location(s):  Primarily Humboldt County, but throughout Northern California.

Summary:  Provides timber management related services for company clients including timber inventories, THP and NTMP preparation and completion of various permits and property assessment reports. Some projects require supervision of technicians. Technical writing and report preparation skills are essential. The successful applicant will be required to work out of NRM’s Eureka office.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Property management and client interface.

  • THP/NTMP design, layout, and preparation.

  • Log sales and contract administration.

  • Timber inventory design, cruising, and marking

  • Supervision of forest technicians.

Other duties may be assigned.                

Qualifications:  Must be a RPF with the State of California in good standing. Must maintain a valid driver license and remain eligible to operate company vehicles- trucks and/or all-terrain vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines. Must have knowledge of THP preparation and writing, familiarity with the California FPR, understanding of silvicultural methods, timber harvesting systems, road construction and reforestation operations, excellent communication skills, computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office programs, GIS based software, and commonly used field equipment. Also, must have a high degree of self motivation, excellent organizational skills, good decision making skills, and a positive attitude.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Forestry or related field from four-year college or university and at least two years’ experience as a RPF in a professional setting. Preference will be given to past experience in timber management, THP preparation, and inventory work.

Salary:  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Individuals interested in this position must send cover letter, resume, and salary history to: 

  • Bob Kelley, NRM Corporation, 1434 Third Street, Eureka, CA 95501 -- or -- preferably email to: bkelley@nrmcorp.com


While NRM is not currently hiring, we are accepting applications for the following positions:


Staff Scientist - Wildlife Biologist

NRM is accepting résumés/applications for wildlife biologists. The successful candidate must posses a Master’s or higher degree in Wildlife, or directly related field, and a minimum of four years’ experience conducting field surveys for special status species, and a minimum of two years in a supervisory role. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree, four years’ experience conducting surveys, two years in a supervisory role, and at least one year as a project lead on a peer reviewed project.

Experience in technical writing is required. Experience with NEPA/CEQA document preparation and familiarity with various permitting processes is highly desirable. Applicants lacking minimum qualifications may be considered for other positions. Applicants must be willing to work for extended periods away from home. Camping may be required on a project specific basis during summer months. Lodging will be provided during winter months. Pay will be commensurate with experience.


Timber Cruisers

NRM is accepting résumés/applications for timber cruisers. Qualified applicants will have one or more seasons of field experience with fixed radius or variable radius plot installation. Experience with California species is preferred and familiarity with handheld data recorders is advantageous. Applicants must be willing to work for extended periods away from home. Camping may be required on a project specific basis during summer months. Lodging will be provided during winter months. Pay will be commensurate with experience.


Botanical Technicians

NRM is accepting résumés for the position of botanical technician. Successful candidates will possess botanical taxonomic skills, familiarity with the north coast California flora and experience with backcountry navigation. Vascular plant taxonomic skills and a familiarity with field survey techniques are indispensable skills for this position, however the position may include a training component.

Résumés should highlight relevant experience and pertinent completed course work and should identify professional references. Hiring is project-based and the term of employment varies by project. Pay is commensurate with education and experience.


Wildlife Technicians

NRM is accepting résumés/applications for field technicians and crew leaders for a variety of wildlife surveys in northern California and southwestern Oregon. Qualified applicants will have one or more seasons of field experience, normal vision and hearing, and be in good physical condition. Ability to use topographic maps and compass is required. Pay will be dependent on experience.

Species surveyed may include northern spotted owl, red tree vole, marbled murrelet, raptors, mollusks, amphibians, etc. Work may be conducted in rugged backcountry conditions, with frequent rain. Work will often occur during night hours. Technicians may camp out for extended periods.