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Careers 2024

Careers At NativState

Join the NativState Team!

We’re a rapidly expanding company in Conway, Arkansas, seeking talented individuals to join our team.

A Little Bit About Us

Join NativState, a forest carbon developer in Conway, AR, pioneering forest stewardship for the future. We’re a dynamic team of landowners, scientists, engineers, and more, dedicated to scalable forest carbon solutions. Based in Conway, Arkansas, we produce premium forest-based carbon credits, serving small landowners across the region. Our credits, verified through ACR IFM 2.0 methodology, help companies surpass carbon emission goals.  

 

We’re expanding fast and seeking talented individuals to join us. Check out our open positions below, or share your resume for future opportunities and careers. Follow us on LinkedIn for updates. Experienced professionals in Forestry and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are always welcome to connect as our business evolves.

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Driven by a Strong Set of Values

Trust

Living up to expectations and do what we commit ourselves to do.​

Transparency

Striving for transparency through internal communication and external verification and providing others with our methodology.

True Additionality

Integrity

Intentionally doing what is right even when no one is looking.

Humility

Always keeping ourselves humble and working toward a collective betterment for the communities we serve.

Optimism

Showing belief and understanding the hope we have in doing what is right for landowners and natural habitats.

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Current Opportunities & Careers

Attention GIS, forest carbon, and forestry professionals! Do you want to be part of an ambitious, forest-focused team addressing climate challenges through local solutions? Do you want to contribute to safeguarding forestland and wildlife habitats? Are you looking to use your skills in a fast-growing industry? We want to hear from you. 

 

NativState reviews resumes in these three vital fields on a rolling basis. Learn more about what we’re looking for below.

Forest Carbon Analyst

Our Carbon Forest team is at the forefront of NativState’s mission. Our contributions are essential to measuring and modeling projections of forest carbon. Together with our GIS and Forestry teams, we assess, develop, and prepare for the verification of high-quality carbon credits. As a member of the Forest Carbon team, you will help develop high-quality carbon credits for our buyers, returning significant value to our landowner partners.

At NativState we’re looking for team members with curiosity, drive, and integrity. We are looking for individuals with a full range of skills to process, calculate, analyze, and digest raw and finalized forest carbon data. Our Forest Carbon team works together with the GIS and Forestry teams to develop long-term forest carbon projections and collaborates with internal and external partners on carbon development plans. 

Qualifications vary by position, but all team members offer the following:

 

• Passion for the outdoors, conservation, sustainability, and responsible resource management

 

• A neighborly attitude and a drive to make a positive impact 

 

• A university degree, certification or work experience in forestry or earth sciences

 

• Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel

 

• Experience in forest biometrics and statistical analysis

 

• Experience using the USFS Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS)

 

• Experience with forest inventories, sample plot design, forest management plans, and timber harvest plans

 

• Experience in application of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) programs (e.g., ArcGIS Pro software)

GIS Team

As a member of NativState’s GIS team you’ll be at the forefront of our mission. Dive into the world of spatial data, help us map out sustainable forest management practices, and contribute to the creation of land legacies. 

At NativState, we value curiosity as a key driver of innovation. Our GIS team members are individuals with a natural inclination to explore and question. If you’re fueled by curiosity, eager to unravel spatial complexities, and driven by the “why,” we want you on our team. Your curiosity will not only contribute to the success of our projects but will also play a pivotal role in shaping the future of forest conservation at NativState.

Qualifications vary by position, but all team members offer the following:

 

• Boundless curiosity 

 

 Excellent communication and collaboration skills

 

 Passion for and understanding of the outdoors, conservation, sustainability, and responsible resource management

 

 Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail

 

 A neighborly attitude and a drive to make a positive impact

 

 A master’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science, Forestry, or a related field (or equivalent experience)

 

 Strong knowledge of geospatial software and tools

Forestry Team

Forestry is foundational to NativState’s success, so we want to meet foresters who not only excel in their field but also come with the skills and curiosity to establish trusting, transparent relationships with landowners. You will work closely with our GIS and Forest Carbon teams on forest inventory and carbon modeling and help create plans for carbon management unique to each property. Your expertise will guide the development and implementation of forest management plans, ensuring the future of high-quality nature-based carbon credits and the future of wildlife habitat and water quality.

We’re looking for registered foresters (or candidates) to be part of a movement addressing global climate concerns through sustainable forest management with small forest landowners. You are forward- thinking and eager to learn and expand your knowledge of the Voluntary Carbon Market. You enjoy establishing working relationships with landowners and have a track record of trust-building with your clients. 

Specific qualifications vary by position, but all forestry team members have these qualities in common.


• Passion for the outdoors, conservation, sustainability, and responsible resource management


• Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail


• A neighborly attitude and a drive to make a positive impact


• At least a Bachelor of Science degree in a natural resources field (forestry, wildlife, ecology)


• The ability to conduct field work independently


• The ability and desire to work assist private landowners in managing their forests


• GIS experience


• Excellent communication skills

Ready to grow with us?

Are you ready to use your skills and passion to craft a future where forests thrive, wildlife habitats flourish, and community values are enhanced? 

 

Use this form to share your resume, cover letter, and any forestry projects or coursework examples with us for future opportunities and be sure and follow us on LinkedIn.


NativState reviews resumes in the vital fields listed above on a rolling basis, and we would love to hear from you!