Texas – Forest Economist

  • Full Time
  • Texas

Website Texas A&M Forest Service

Responsibilities

-Collect and provide data on the key elements in the timberland property tax formula,

-Prepare timberland management costs report and conduct analysis and provide advice on timberland property taxes to the Comptroller’s Office.

-Periodically analyze and report on the economic impact of the forest sector in the state and provide assistance to the online economic impact query tool on the Texas Forest Info website (http://texasforestinfo.com).

-Monitor forest products market and publish bi-monthly and annually Texas Timber Price Trends Report.

-Initiate and conduct economic analysis related to forest sectors and write analytical reports based on the results, including timber supply, timber investment, ecosystem services, urban and community forests, mass timber, trade policy, and other issues.

-Report results of woodland owner surveys and track timberland ownership in Texas.

-Conduct educational seminars on timber tax issues.

-Provide support and expertise to the Forest Resource Analyst and Wood Utilization Specialist, including publishing annual timber harvest and utilization report, timber damage assessments following major storms and other natural disasters, etc.

-Conduct market studies and provide economic data to the forest products industry, other state and federal agencies and economic development interests.

-Other duties as assigned.

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