Registered Professional Forester - Plumas/Placerville, CA - RCS Corporation

Registered Professional Forester – Plumas/Placerville, CA


Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 06/13/2022

Plumas, California

RCS Corporation is currently seeking full time Registered Professional Foresters (RPFs) to work in the Northern California area. RFPs will support field activities during Assessment/Monitoring of Disaster Debris and Hazard Tree Removal operations.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our Client is on of the Top 100 fastest growing professional services firm in the fields of oil, gas, and utilities. As a multidisciplinary organization with a nationally experienced execution team, they specialize in heavy Civil Engineering projects encompassing utilities transmission and distribution, pipeline integrity management, construction management and 3rd party inspection, project and program management, document and project control, and field quality control services.


RPFs will conduct parcel site and hazard tree assessment, oversight, documentation, and reporting of all Disaster Debris and Hazard Tree Removal (DDHT) performed by other contractors, in accordance with authority having jurisdiction.


  • Complete planning, layout, and operational supervision of forest restoration and timber harvesting projects on private and public lands
  • Complete project mapping using office and field GIS applications
  • Complete project-specific reports to support CEQA and NEPA compliance
  • Assist in utility vegetation management projects
  • Responsible for logging supervision including associated road construction and maintenance
  • Implement forest inventory; install and measure fixed and variable radius plots. for our forest and carbon inventories
  • Responsible for the oversight of subcontractors to conduct biological surveys and habitat assessments for northern spotted owls, California red legged frogs, foothill yellow legged frogs and other species of interest


  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry or related field
  • Must be a Registered Professional Forester
  • Must be a California Licensed RPF
  • Ability to work up to 6 days a week, 10-12 hours a day, outdoors
  • Must have valid driver license and good driving record
  • Self Starter, eager to learn and to contribute to the overall success of our forest management program
  • Strong work ethic and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to productively engage with contractors, customers, stakeholder groups and the general public
  • Proficiency with MS Suite applications i.e. Word and Excel
  • Technically Savvy
RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
RCS Corporation