The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood bioenergy solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, which provide a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels.

Enviva’s Outreach Forester serves a key role by effectively engaging with landowners, the conservation community, and other external stakeholders as well as Enviva’s Sustainability and Wood Procurement foresters to help develop and implement new, high-impact programs related to our sourcing. Through managing and improving our collaborations, the Outreach Forester will help Enviva successfully implement our revised responsible sourcing policy, particularly provisions and plans related to FSC certification, stewardship, restoration, and conservation. The Outreach Forester is based at Enviva’s Raleigh office, will travel extensively, and reports to the Director of Sustainability.


  • Recruit forest landowners to participate with Enviva and partners in priority conservation, restoration, and stewardship programs and practices. Work with landowners, external partners, and Enviva’s Sustainability and Wood Procurement teams to help develop and implement site-specific, on-the-ground strategies and plans related to:
    • Longleaf pine & pine savanna restoration
    • Bottomland hardwood conservation and restoration
    • Loss of forest cover through conversion to non-forest uses
    • Conversion of forest type that reduces habitat quality for at-risk species
    • Other restoration and conservation priorities
  • Maintain and improve on-the-ground collaborations with the conservation community (state and federal agencies as well as non-profit organizations)
    • Among other networking strategies, attend priority conservation meetings to share information about Enviva and our relevant policies and program as well as learn about conservation issues and opportunities, particularly related to our sourcing, and sharing that information with appropriate Enviva staff
  • Support and expand Enviva’s forest management certification program
    • Work with external partners and Enviva’s Sustainability and Wood Procurement team to support Enviva’s efforts to increase access to wood from certified forests
    • Help support Enviva’s FSC FM certification program by coordinating with our IMG management consultant and other Enviva staff, particularly to help get interested landowners on the path toward certification
  • Supervise landowner assistance foresters
    • When and where applicable, help recruit, train, and supervise consultant landowner assistance foresters to help implement restoration and conservation plans
    • Write and manage contracts for landowner assistance foresters
  • Support monitoring, reporting, and communications efforts
    • Help develop and manage record-keeping systems to monitor and report acreage treated and other indicators of progress
    • Help prepare quarterly progress reports and other internal and external reporting products
    • Work with communications and other staff on identifying story ideas, assembling relevant information and partners, and occasionally writing blogs and other communications products


  • BS in Forest Management or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience related to forest management.
  • Working knowledge of regional forest types, conservation issues, high-conservation value forests like longleaf, pine savannas, bottomland hardwoods, etc.
  • Experience working with landowners, particularly on conservation practices and writing forestry management plans a plus, including:
  • Assisting landowners in developing management objectives,
  • Performing field evaluations,
  • Developing stand descriptions and silvicultural prescriptions
  • Experience working with the conservation community (nonprofits and/or governmental agencies), particularly related to longleaf pine/pine savanna or bottomland hardwoods.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and ArcGIS or online GIS software.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of professionalism and safety while visiting working forestry operations and/or interfacing with suppliers and landowners.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications - What Will Set You Apart

  • Forest product industry experience, particularly with sustainability and/or procurement functions.
  • Forest certification experience related to Tree Farm, Sustainable Forestry Initiative and/or Forest Stewardship Council certification programs.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt as needed.
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills.


EEO Statement

Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.

Apply for this Job

* Required


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Enviva are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.