Serenbe Development

Forestry Manager

Serenbe, a master planned community southwest of Atlanta GA is a one-of-a-kind development built on the values of biophilia and wellness. Densely planned walkable neighborhoods or “hamlets” are enveloped in protected natural areas and forest. We are seeking a qualified individual to work under the supervision of the Director of Grounds and Natural Resources.

This is a full-time position (Mon-Fri) and eligible for benefits like subsidized health insurance, paid time off, and a 401K.

Job Duties

Identify and eradicating invasive undergrowth

  • Thin forested areas of undesirable tree species
  • Maintain open trails with equipment or hand tools
  • Blow off trails in the fall to keep them visible
  • Install and maintain trail signage and blazes
  • Identify the need for additional wayfinding signage
  • Solve drainage problems on trails with diversion ditches, drains and culverts
  • Lay mulch chips or gravel on trails when needed
  • Meet regularly with Grounds Director to report on trail work and conditions
  • Lead nature walks and other environmental programming on trails
  • Assist with establishing focus areas of native wildflowers, trees and bushes along the forest paths
  • Maintain and interpret Native American and early settler cultural sites Job Requirements
  • Ability to identify trees as well as woody native and exotic invasive plant species.
  • Experience in equipment operation and manual labor (weedeaters, chainsaws, tractors, bush hog, skid steers, woodchipper and hand tools)
  • Leadership and instructional abilities in a work crew setting
  • Ability to perform outdoor tasks in a variety of environmental conditions (heat of summer, cold of winter, light rain, etc.)
  • Ability to read maps and orient oneself in a wooded setting
  • Walking long distances on foot while carrying equipment

Successful candidates will hold a degree or certification in forestry, horticulture, ecology or other related field.

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