The Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack Forest is a University of Washington facility located in Eatonville Washington. Our mission is to actively advance the concept and practice of sustainability, guided by the strategic themes of the school, and engage resource scientists, professionals, policymakers and communities. Our campus is located on 4,300 acres of working forest and is home to 10 cabins, 6 houses and apartments, a dorm, 3 classrooms, dining hall, lecture hall, and meeting hall.  Our facility hosts a number of  experiences including conferences, retreats, university courses, internships, and K-12 school overnight program.


University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


Forest Cruiser & Craft Technician (Hourly/Temporary)


  • As a specialist, the Forest Cruiser & Craft Technician performs work in the following areas:
  • Controlled felling of large and hazardous trees, climbing, rigging, manlift operation, aerial work and directional topping, limbing, or lowering of tree material, moving logs with a skidder;
  • Development and maintenance of forest areas, buildings, equipment and grounds that involves logging operations, heavy equipment operations and the use and maintenance of logging and sawmill equipment. Duties also involve the repair and maintenance of buildings and equipment and vehicle maintenance.
  • Preliminary cruising on all timber types and verifying local unit cruises on second-growth conifers, hardwoods, thinnings, and salvage sales. Inspects sale preparation considerations and recommends changes.


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