Resources Intern

United States

Port Blakely US Forestry – Tumwater, WA has an opening for a Resources Intern. The purpose of the Resources Intern is to provide support for a wide variety of forest resources projects to obtain experience and knowledge from an industry leader of forestland management. This position will get to work with our GIS and Land Records teams. Ordinarily, this position would work from our Tumwater, WA office, but due to COVID-19, the majority of the work will need to be done remotely. Field work and in-person collaborations will take place when we can safely do so.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct GIS spatial audit. Update streams, roads, corners, ownership, stand and unit boundaries
  • Map PB mineral rights and easements for Contracts goal
  • GIS road edits, process and apply GPS data, harvest unit depletions, acquisition mapping, GIS analysis and reporting, ad hoc maps

Successful candidates will have:

  • Completed one or more GIS (Esri Software) courses and currently enrolled in a degree program for forestry, natural resources, or other related field
  • Familiarity with forest products industry is a plus.


Applicants should send resume and cover letter to HR@PORTBLAKELY.COM. A full job description can also be made available upon request. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal back check and pre-employment and on-going employment random drug screening.

About Port Blakely

Port Blakely grows and markets renewable forest products around the globe. Guided by the principle that tomorrow comes first, we take great care in advancing the ideals and best practices of good corporate and environmental stewardship. We are devoted to our employees, customers and the communities where we live and work, and are determined to do our part to help them prosper and thrive. Through our work, we hope to inspire the next generation, so they will inspire the one after that. For five generations, the future-first vision of our family owners has kept our sights squarely on the horizon, on making sure that the decisions we make today have a lasting, positive impact on tomorrow.
Port Blakely manages forestlands in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and New Zealand.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Port Blakely and all subsidiaries of Port Blakely to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Port Blakely will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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