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Do friends and colleagues come to you for solutions because you are creative and think outside the box? Are you friendly, outgoing, and communicative? Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? If so, you may be a good fit at American Forest Management!


AFM focuses on strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Our clients are the foundation to AFM’s business, we strive to meet the needs for every client by having strong communication and listening skills. All of our foresters have the knowledge to inform any landowner the pros and cons when making decisions now that will affect the client’s property for the next 20 years.


The Area Manager we need is a team player, analytical and a forward thinker. This individual should be able to work independently and willing to get their hands dirty. Our Area Managers will use working and applied knowledge of forestry skills and will perform all aspects of forestry related fieldwork and analysis. They will design and implement timber harvesting plan programs to assure continuous production of timber or to assist clients to achieve other timber or wildlife habitat management objectives. They will assist in planning, administration and inspection of other forestry-related activities such as road construction, timber marking, silviculture activities, surveys, tract inspections, and boundary establishment. This position will also be using various technologies like GIS to assist in managing lands.


American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States founded over 50 years ago. We are a private, employee owned company. AFM currently manages over 5.7 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $3.2 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 300+ employees operating from 52 offices located in 22 states, as well as Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. We are humbled that over 1,200 clients have entrusted us to be advisors and steward of their land.


Our standards are high, we pride ourselves in being subject matter experts in our field, our employees will have access to experienced professionals in every facet of Forestry. AFM provides the tools, technology and education to ensure every employee is setup for success. We value bringing on individuals who are willing and wanting to learn and to take their career to the next level!


We offer a competitive comprehensive benefits program, which we benchmark regularly to ensure we provide the best to our employees. Our employees are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them! If you are ready to be employed with a steady growing and stable company apply today!


Additional Requirements:

  • If offered within the state of employment, has a current Registered Forester’s license or ability to become a Registered Forester within three years of employment, or its equivalent.
  • Required travel and ability to function as a team member on large projects throughout the U.S.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry, or closely related field.
  • Pay: Salaried position with eligibility for annual bonus plan
  • Valid driver’s license



Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience Paid holidays Paid vacation schedule Healthcare and disability plan 401(K) retirement plan Eligible for annual bonus plan Company vehicle

Job Location: 
West/Central Alabama
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We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.