In cooperation with the US Forest Service (USFS) and Shasta Trinity NF, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one GIS Resource Assistant (RA) to assist with Trinity River and South Fork Management Unit GIS projects and data entry. Assignments may include GIS or data entry components heritage program related projects. The RA may participate Section 110 projects to verity the locations of and redocument legacy archaeological sites with missing record components and geospatial data or assist staff with NRM data entry tasks. Additional TRMU and SFMU priority project tasks may be assigned. This position may work with TRMU staff from the Weaverville District Ranger Station and SFMU staff from the Hayfork District Ranger Station with a duty station in Weaverville or Redding.
There are numerous training opportunities available on the TRMU and SFMU. Mentorship and training from District and Forest GIS staff will be a mandatory condition of this position. Additional training may be made available upon the RA's request. Opportunities to shadow other disciplines (Heritage, Fisheries, Botany, Wildlife, Timber, Fuels, Recreation, etc.) may also be made available if the RA is interested. Opportunities to complete training for Wildland Fire certifications may also be available.
Contract timeline: anticipated start date is 6/6/2023 for a full time (40 hours/week), 12-month appointment.