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Top 20 Forester Interview Questions

What experience do you have using ATVs and other off road vehicles?
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Question 2 of 24
Do you have any plans to obtain a masters degree in forestry?
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"I greatly value education and would absolutely consider obtaining my Master's degree. It would need to be in tandem with full-time work."
Continuing past a Bachelor's Degree and obtaining a Master's Degree will only push your career that much further. The interviewer would like to know if this growth is something that you value. The way you answer this question will help the interviewer to better determine your potential in this role, and your furture growth. Even if you have not planned to obtain your Masters' degree, avoid closing the door on continued education entirely.
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"Although I just completed my Bachelor's Degree in Forestry, I would certainly be excited to continue my studies into a Master's Degree."
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"I am working towards my Master's in Foresty through open university courses, with an expected completion date of April next year. I look forward to the new opportunities that will come with a Master's degree. I like to stand out, and this step will certainly do that for me."
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Question 3 of 24
How mobile are you? Are you willing to live and work in a small, rural community?
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"I was raised in more rural areas of our country and am most comfortable in the forest, camping, and hiking; for example. Travel and relocation is no concern for me."
The interviewer would like to know if you are willing to travel, or even relocate, for work. As a forester, you will have to be prepared in advance to spend your work life in rural areas far away from the comforts of city and family. Tell the interviewer that you are devoted to this profession and are willing to live and work in rural areas. Your love for nature is why you chose this job to begin with!
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"I am willing to travel, and even relocate for work. Being new to my career as a forester, I am prepared to do what it takes to carve out a great career in this industry."
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"I have been mobile my entire twelve-year career as a forester. Do you have any particular areas in mind for this role? I am happy to accommodate and look forward to additional details."
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Question 4 of 24
Do you have experience in timber harvesting?
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"Yes, I have experience in timber harvesting. I worked for a silviculture contractor focused on growing and harvesting trees for sustained yield. I spent my time carefully analyzing the timberland and making recommendations on harvesting methods."
The interviewer would like to know about the extent of your experience in timber harvesting. Before your interview, be sure to research the level of expertise the company is looking for in this area and be prepared to rate your level of experience from beginner, intermediate, to expert.
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"Although I am newer to my career as a forester, and do not have experience in timber harvesting, I am familiar with the methods used including silviculture and commercial clear-cutting."
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"I have extensive experience in timber harvesting. I have worked for a commercial clear-cutting company as well as a silviculture contractor for some years. My primary responsibility was cruising which included analysis and recommendations to the team on which method of silviculture harvesting to use."
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Question 5 of 24
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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As a forester, you will be on your feet for much of your day. Are you able to meet the physical demands of this role?
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How do you get along with others at work?
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Question 8 of 24
Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?
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Question 9 of 24
Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.
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Question 10 of 24
When have you worked with a diverse group of people?
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How do you deal with conflict on your team?
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Question 12 of 24
How will you earn the trust of your coworkers?
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Question 13 of 24
Have you ever kept the remainder of an expense that was allotted to you?
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Question 14 of 24
How would you describe your work ethic?
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Question 15 of 24
Do you prefer doing work on a routine day-to-day basis or do you prefer mixing up your routine occasionally?
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Question 16 of 24
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 17 of 24
Do you support any advocacy groups or outreach programs, related to the forestry industry?
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Question 18 of 24
If you could take any continued education in forestry, what would be your focus?
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Question 19 of 24
Our foresters must pass a criminal background check and drivers' abstract. Are you comfortable with this?
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Question 20 of 24
Are you a licensed forester?
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Question 21 of 24
Where did you complete your forestry internship?
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Question 22 of 24
Are you certified by the Society of American Foresters, or similar?
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Question 23 of 24
How does wildlife impact your decision process in forestry?
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Question 24 of 24
What questions do you have for me?
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Question 1 of 24
What experience do you have using ATVs and other off road vehicles?
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4 years of experince of car driving.
2.
It uncomfortable but its good to experience the beauty of nature.
3.
I haven't ride on it yet. But I think its adventurous and challenging.
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4 WD vehicles driving in fresh snow and ice also in mud. I also know how to put snow chains of vehicles. I have due this type of driving several times a year.
Question 2 of 24
Do you have any plans to obtain a masters degree in forestry?
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1.
Yes sure I would like to if I will get a chance.
2.
Yes I would definitely like to go for masters if I get a chance to.
Question 3 of 24
How mobile are you? Are you willing to live and work in a small, rural community?
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I have 2 mobiles. If I get the opportunity I am willing to work.
2.
M quite mobile. M willing to work in rural community.
Question 4 of 24
Do you have experience in timber harvesting?
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I have 5 years of own operations experience doing thinnings. Three of those year I had to manage a contractor aswell.
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1 year experince in govt department on timber harvesting and marketting.
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I have very little, I am just a junior in college.
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I haven't experience myself but I have seen other doing it.
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No idea... But I can gain when I become a ranger.
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None. But I have known some processes involve.
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None. But I had learned some of the processes involved during my college days.
Question 5 of 24
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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I am preparing to give competitive exam.
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After five years I'll b working in top offices fr the bttrment of the world.
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I will give my 100%.. Lets see my future.
Question 6 of 24
As a forester, you will be on your feet for much of your day. Are you able to meet the physical demands of this role?
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Yes. Since that is one of the requirements to become a forester.
Question 7 of 24
How do you get along with others at work?
Question 8 of 24
Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?
Question 9 of 24
Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.
Question 10 of 24
When have you worked with a diverse group of people?
Question 11 of 24
How do you deal with conflict on your team?
Question 12 of 24
How will you earn the trust of your coworkers?
Question 13 of 24
Have you ever kept the remainder of an expense that was allotted to you?
Question 14 of 24
How would you describe your work ethic?
Question 15 of 24
Do you prefer doing work on a routine day-to-day basis or do you prefer mixing up your routine occasionally?
Question 16 of 24
What are your salary expectations?
Question 17 of 24
Do you support any advocacy groups or outreach programs, related to the forestry industry?
Question 18 of 24
If you could take any continued education in forestry, what would be your focus?
Question 19 of 24
Our foresters must pass a criminal background check and drivers' abstract. Are you comfortable with this?
Question 20 of 24
Are you a licensed forester?
Question 21 of 24
Where did you complete your forestry internship?
Question 22 of 24
Are you certified by the Society of American Foresters, or similar?
Question 23 of 24
How does wildlife impact your decision process in forestry?
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We r social animal. Animals r our fren not to deteriot themhas to b our theme. So in order to protect them v need to protect the forest my looking and caring and managing the forest.
2.
It is connected with the management of Forest.
Question 24 of 24
What questions do you have for me?

About Forester

September 2nd, 2017

A forester is a person who practices forestry, the science, art, and profession of managing forests. Foresters engage in a broad range of activities including timber harvesting, ecological restoration and management of protected areas. Foresters manage forests to provide a variety of objectives including direct extraction of raw material, outdoor recreation, conservation, hunting and aesthetics. Emerging management practices include managing forestlands for biodiversity, carbon sequestration and air quality.

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