29 days old
2018-07-172018-08-16

Timberland Appraiser

Mason Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Portland, Oregon 97205
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

About the Position

As a Timberland Appraiser, you will join MB&G's rapidly-growing valuation services business, providing first-class service to a wide variety of clients including TIMOs, REITs, publicly and privately-held corporations, family estates, conservation organizations, public agencies, and others. You will be completing appraisal assignments on forest and other natural resource lands throughout the greater Northwest, and elsewhere within the U.S. as well as internationally. In addition, you will lead or support a wide variety of acquisition/divestiture due diligence projects, forest planning projects, market studies, and economic analyses. In this role, you will perform the following tasks:


  • Appraisal of timberland properties ranging in size up to 700,000 acres or more for a wide variety of clients and in diverse geographies.
  • Appraisal of conservation easements.
  • Appraisal of standing timber, assessment of damages from fires, timber theft, etc.
  • Understand and interpret macroeconomic trends and participate in making forecasts.
  • Monitor timber and timberland market trends and track sales activity.
  • Collect, analyze, and maintain information about timberland transactions.
  • Inspect properties and comparable sales.
  • Develop discounted cash flow models using timber harvest scheduling software.
  • Conduct 631(a) and 631(b) timber valuations.
  • Participate in due diligence efforts.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Requirements

About You

To excel in the position of Timberland Appraiser at MB&G, you need to be a well-rounded forestland valuation expert possessing strong project management capabilities, a client service mindset and exceptional interpersonal communication skills.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Must hold a current certification in one or more states as a General Real Property Appraiser and have a minimum of two years of experience appraising forest and natural resources in any region of the U.S. or internationally.
  • Education and/or background in forest management, forest economics, forest operations, or forest business strongly preferred.
  • Appraisal experience outside the PNW is considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of Remsoft's Spatial Forest Planning System (Woodstock) software preferred.
  • Some knowledge and skill with growth modeling software (e.g., FVS, FPS, Organon) desirable.
  • Intermediate skills in GIS (Arc/Map, Arc/Info) desirable.
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and Access.
  • Excellent appraisal report writing skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage for multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to travel, plan and conduct fieldwork.
  • Enthusiastic and team-oriented.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Responsive and client service oriented.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, natural resources or other relevant discipline is strongly preferred.
  • State Certified Real Property Appraiser including all required prerequisite education.

About Us

Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resources consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.

Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government and have done so since 1921.

 

Join Us/Apply Now

Click here http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/ or visit the Careers section of our website to send us your resume.

 

Mason, Bruce & Girard is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. MB&G’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.

 

MB&G is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Timberland Appraiser

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