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General: Sign the Letter of Support for the JFSP by MONDAY 4/15 (posted Apr 11, 2019)

Based on current budget proposals, the JFSP will be defunded in FY20 and is at risk of being cancelled permanently. We plan to deliver a sign-on letter to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Subcommittees for Appropriations for Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies expressing our collective support for the program. We need your signatures by MONDAY 4/15/2019. Please consider whether you feel this merits your signature and/or broader distribution to others within your networks.

This sign-on letter is designed primarily for individual signatures. We ask that federal employees not sign onto this letter; doing so could be considered a violation of the Hatch Act. If someone lists their federal position or email, we will delete them from the list. Federal employees who want to sign on as private citizens are welcome to and are free to consult with their agency for guidance on this matter.

Use the link below to review and sign the letter.


Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Job: Seasonal Forest Technician - Michaux State Forest (posted Apr 10, 2019)

This position assists foresters in marking and estimating timber stumpage on sale areas using dendrology and mensuration skills; surveying timber sales and other projects; painting timber sale boundaries and block lines; assisting in laying-out timber haul roads and skid trails; completing 20 year exams, 4 year exams and tree planting surveys; re-vegetating areas for erosion control and wildlife benefits using lime, fertilizer and mix of legumes and grasses; and assisting in the installation of tree shelters. Duties also include plating trees/acorns in new clearcuts to improve species composition; applying herbicides; assisting in the installation and removal of deer fencing; assisting in the prevention, suppression and mop-up of wildfires; and assisting in identifying forest insect and disease problems encountered during routine work on State Forest Lands.


Deadline: Apr 17, 2019
Contact Name: Brittany Rothermel
Contact E-mail: brothermel@pa.gov

Job: Range Technician: Monitoring - BLM - California (posted Apr 10, 2019)

Range Technicians (Monitoring) work under the supervision and guidance of professional range and natural resource specialists performing a full range of standardized support duties. Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Initiates and conducts allotment inspections to insure the terms and conditions of grazing permits and/or fire closures are being met.
  • Collects information, reviews data for accuracy and documents findings; prepares maps, reports, and presentations.
  • Conducts vegetation inventories and monitoring; use maps and GIS/GPS technology, enter data into databases and study files; interpret aerial photos, landsat imagery and topographic maps to determine land use and vegetation distribution.
  • Identifies and assists with range improvement projects such as wells, reservoirs, fences, and vegetation projects.
  • Detects, investigates, and reports trespass.

The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.


Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Job: Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist - Fairbury, NE (posted Apr 9, 2019)

Duties: Work in a joint capacity with Pheasants Forever, Inc. (PF), the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission (NGPC) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to promote, coordinate and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill and other related wildlife conservation programs. Activities will include providing technical assistance to landowners regarding rangeland and wildlife management, habitat planning, contract coordination, conservation plan modification, site assessment and reporting. Conduct and coordinate training sessions that include workshops and tours for landowners and resource professionals. Provide technical assistance related to prescribed fire to private landowners and public organizations. Meet with local chapters of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever on to help coordinate and influence habitat and rangeland management efforts and participate in statewide habitat meetings. Implement conservation programs to improve rangeland management, wetland habitat management, grassland restoration, and wildlife habitat management on private lands. Assist or coordinate activities and projects as assigned.


Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Job: Forest Service Specialist - Bremerton, WA (posted Apr 3, 2019)

Assists with forestry maintenance tasks including road maintenance, culvert maintenance, bridge maintenance, hauling, and loading; cleaning, herbicide application, material/equipment/supplies pick-up, delivery and storage. Applies biosolids as instructed. Maintains or improves structures, access points, and facilities. Operates a variety of specialized equipment. Performs record keeping and reporting using computer. Occasionally assists other Public Works divisions with projects and maintenance tasks if assigned.

The Forestry Service Specialist classification is characterized by the application of technical experience and skills to provide support for the City's forest and biosolids programs. Work will be accomplished both independently and in conjunction with employees of equal and higher grade. This position provides an opportunity to gain experience in the City's Forestry function.


Deadline: Apr 4, 2019

Job: Fire Learning Network Manager - TNC - Durham, NC (posted Mar 26, 2019)

The Fire Learning Network (FLN) Project Manager will be a member of the North America Fire Initiative team, which leads the North America Region’s Living with Fire priority strategy and administers the Promoting Ecosystem Resilience and Fire Adapted Communities Together Phase II: Collaborative Engagement, Collective Action and Co-ownership of Fire (PERFACT II) Cooperative Agreement between TNC, USDA Forest Service and the Department of Interior agencies. This agreement supports four national learning networks - the FLN, the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, the Indigenous Peoples Burning Network (IPBN), and a Coaches Network to support the Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (TREX) - as well as other training, capacity-building and targeted implementation work. These networks and strategies touch down through people and place in 30 states, including at least 26 national forests, and are led by staff from over 70 organizations.

The FLN Project Manager works with TNC staff, key sub-recipients, and agency and private partners to coordinate and support a U.S. Fire Learning Network of 10-15 multi-landscape regional networks, 30-40 landscape collaboratives and associated innovative projects. Fire Learning Networks are composed of multi-stakeholder project teams working collaboratively to accelerate the restoration of landscapes that depend on fire to sustain both natural and human communities. The FLN Project Manager serves as an advisor and coach to project teams on effective strategy, integrated fire management, restoration, resilience, collaboration skills, and conservation planning issues.


Deadline: Apr 8, 2019

Job: Coastal Burn Crew Manager - TNC - North Carolina (posted Mar 22, 2019)

The NC Coastal Burn Crew Manager participates in preserve operations, restoration, maintenance, and management. This may include the following functions:

  • Participates in prescribed fire and wildfire activities, which may include: burn unit prep, fire operations, managing staff and volunteers, maintenance of equipment and supplies, mop up, and monitoring.
  • Participates in and manages restoration projects including thinning, planting, and other projects
  • Maintains preserves and buildings, which may include: maintaining tools and equipment, repairing fences and gates, posting boundaries, and maintaining grounds and structures at historical sites.

The NC Coastal Burn Crew Manager may assist on wildland fire operations in other parts of the Coastal Plain with federal, state, or private partners, or travel to other areas of the state or out-of-state to assist other TNC programs or partners on prescribed or wildland fires. Housing is provided to fire crew staff.


Deadline: Apr 4, 2019

General: Questionnaire - "The Story of Prescribed Fire for the NE RSC Area" (posted Mar 21, 2019)

The Northeastern Regional Cohesive Strategy Committee (NERSC) is redoubling its efforts to develop a document that tells “The Story of Prescribed Fire for the NE RSC Area” and has prepared a questionnaire designed to help collect data for this undertaking. This document will allow us to describe capacity, identify limitations to implementation, and describe opportunities for cooperative work with the specific objective of increasing the pace and scale of prescribed burning in the NE region.

Click HERE to fill out the Questionnaire 

For any questions on this questionnaire, please contact Larry Mastic

Responses will be compiled beginning April 1st

If your organization has already responded, there is no need to respond again, but if you are uncertain please don’t hesitate to complete the questionnaire. Please forward this message along to your partners, the region is large and we know we are missing important voices.

No single agency, organization, or landowner can adequately address complex and interrelated wildland fire challenges on its own. The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a collaborative approach that addresses the increasingly complex challenges of wildland fire management in the United States while striving towards the three national goals: Resilient landscapes; Fire-adapted communities; A safe and effective, risk-based wildfire response. This effort is a cross-boundary approach involving all stakeholders including federal and state land management agencies, local governments, private landowners, environmental organizations, Tribes, fire professionals, non-governmental organizations, and others. The Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC) consists of over 40 agencies and organizations involved in wildland fire management and is dedicated to implementing the Cohesive Strategy in ways that are consistent with the needs and values across the 20 Northeast-Midwest States.



Job: Forest Prescribed Fire and Fuels Specialist GS-0401-11 - USFS - Wenatchee, WA (posted Mar 21, 2019)

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will soon be advertising to fill a GS-401-11 Forest Prescribed Fire and Fuels Specialist position. The position is permanent, full time located at the Forest Supervisor’s Office in Wenatchee, WA.

About the Position 
This position reports to the Deputy Fire Staff-Fuels and is responsible for coordination of the forest fuels program, working closely with the districts and other programs to accomplish restoration objectives. 

The incumbent will work with local, regional, and interagency partners to assist in planning, coordination, and implementation of a variety of fuels projects to meet landscape restoration objectives.  

The position also provides forest level coordination for the forest prevention program.

The work is diverse and involves office work combined with field assignments during the fire season and occasional travel throughout the year.

FS-FPM qualification requirements: Currency as RXB2 and (ICT3 or TFLD or HEBM)
 


Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Contact Name: Matt Castle
Contact E-mail: matthew.castle@usda.gov
Contact Phone: 509-664-9333

Job: Stewardship Tech/Burn Crew Member - South Dakota (posted Mar 20, 2019)

The Stewardship/Burn Crew Technician (SBCT) will assist with various prairie stewardship activities including: prescribed fire operations (including ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, and monitoring), tree/brush removal, noxious weed control, fencing, firebreak installation and other and other tasks as assigned. This is a full-time (40 hours/week) short-term position. There are three positions of different durations. Two positions will be from April 15 to August 30 and one position from April 15 to July 31.

SBCT will serve on a crew of 6 to 8 people. The crew travels throughout the Prairie Coteau (northeast SD/southwest MN) landscape. This crew is responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various preserves in the landscape. Under the direction of a Burn Boss, the SBCT will assist with controlled burns and other land management activities which may include some or all of the tasks listed in the following Responsibilities and Scope section. The SBCT will work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.


Deadline: Mar 24, 2019
Contact Name: Ben Gery
Contact E-mail: benjamin.gery@tnc.org

Job: Sandhills Burn Crew Member - North Carolina (posted Mar 20, 2019)

The Burn Crew Member (BCM) participates in wild land fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, and other tasks as assigned.

The NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member participates in preserve operations, restoration, maintenance, and management. This may include the following functions:

  • Participates in prescribed fire and wildfire activities, which may include: burn unit prep, fire operations, managing staff and volunteers, maintenance of equipment and supplies, mop up, and monitoring.
  • Participates in and manages restoration projects including thinning, planting, and other projects
  • Maintains preserves and buildings, which may include: maintaining tools and equipment, repairing fences and gates, posting boundaries, and maintaining grounds and structures at historical sites.

The NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member may assist on wildland fire operations in other parts of the North Carolina Sandhills with federal, state, or private partners, or travel to other areas of the state or out-of-state to assist other TNC programs or partners on prescribed or wildland fires.


Deadline: Mar 20, 2019

Job: Forestry Technician - Yosemite National Park (posted Mar 20, 2019)

This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as a Senior Firefighter, and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a Forestry Technician on a Type 3 Engine Module crew performing wildland firefighting work and providing leadership to crewmembers in fire engine operations.
  • Performs work directly related to wildland fire suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning.
  • Makes initial evaluation of fire situations, determines rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvements, suppression method to use, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, type of tools to use and application of water.
  • Performs vehicle inpection on fire vehicles from utility trucks and fire engines. Inventiories fire tools and equipment to ensure necessary tools and equipment are available for firefighting tasks.
  • Leads engine crew members (4 to 6 firefighters) in daily field operations; and provides leadeship for fire management projects.
  • Instructs crew members in specific tasks and techniques; conducts on-the-job training; distributes work assignments among employees, assures timely completion of assigned tasks; ensures work is carried out safely; and reports on performance issues.
  • Operates a variety of motor vehicles to transport equipment, supplies, crew members, etc.


Job: Land Management Technician - TNC - Glyndon, MN; Fargo, ND (posted Mar 19, 2019)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Land Management Tech (Technican) will work in the Agassiz Beach Ridges Landscape in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion (western Minnesota) as part of a crew managing prairie tracts and restorations as well as being responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various nature preserves in this landscape.  The Technician must use safety equipment and must maintain a safety-conscious attitude at all times.  Technician duties will include vegetation management (herbicide applications, brush removal, tree removal, mowing, biological control, etc.), equipment maintenance and organization, hand collecting native prairie seed, firebreak installation, boundary posting, fencing and assist with controlled burns.  This position requires irregular hours and long days.  Transportation from The Nature Conservancy office to the various sites will be provided by The Nature Conservancy.  This is a seasonal position from June 10 to August 9, 2019).


Deadline: Apr 14, 2019

Job: NW Oregon fuels specialist positions GS-0401-7/9 (posted Mar 18, 2019)

Northwest Oregon Interagency Fire Management is advertising for two Assistant Fuels Specialists to serve the Northwest Oregon District BLM in Salem and Springfield. These are permanent full time GS-0401-07/09 positions. The District Fuels Management organization consists of a Lead and an Assistant located in Salem, primarily serving the Cascades, Marys Peak, and Tillamook Field Offices and another Lead/Assistant pair in Springfield, primarily serving the Siuslaw and Upper Willamette Field Offices. The duties for this position consists of planning timber sales and other land management activities as a member of interdisciplinary teams. Additional duties include creating and administering contracts and agreements, inspecting timber sales and fuels treatments, and planning and implementing prescribed burns.

Interested candidates should review advertisement OR Merit-2019-0083 at USAJOBS.GOV.
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527565000
This advertisement closes March 25th.

Refer to the advertisement for minimum requirements to qualify for these positions. In a nutshell, your application must clearly show that you:

  • Have a minimum of 90 days experience performing fire suppression duties
  • Possess NWCG qualifications as CRWB or ENGB or HMGB and ICT
  • Meet the positive education requirement of the 0401-series.

Deadline: Mar 25, 2019

Job: Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow - Warner College of Natural Resources (posted Mar 17, 2019)

The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow for the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR) was initiated in recognition that managing and conserving natural resources requires collaboration among diverse sets of stakeholders, including individuals from underrepresented groups and cultures. The purpose of this program is to help train individuals to meet the unique challenges of managing and conserving these valuable resources. The Provost Postdoctoral Fellow, WCNR will be supported to conduct research aligned with their interests (50%) and will teach two classes per year that align with their interests (40%). In addition to the annual salary provided for this position, the successful applicant will receive a start-up package to develop their research and enhance their training to become a leader in collaborating and training students to work across a diverse set of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue research to enable productivity allowing the postdoc to be competitive for a tenure-track faculty position at a research university at the end of the two-year position. The successful candidate will be required to pursue a research program at the intersection of natural resources and minority, underserved, or underrepresented populations or cultures in the United States. Strong preference will be given to individuals working at the interface of Native American issues and natural resources.

The successful candidate will also help teach a fundamental course in the college and develop and teach an additional (new) course. For Fall semester 2019 the postdoc will be assigned co-teaching responsibility for NR120, Introduction to Environmental Conservation. Fall semester 2020 the postdoc will either co-teach the course again or teach the course independently, depending on the success of the co-teaching arrangement in year 1 and the goals and desires of the lead instructor and of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow. In the Spring semester, the Fellow will teach a new class aligned with their scholarly expertise and interests. Potential courses of interest include topics such as “Native American Culture and Nature,” “Ecological Management on Tribal Lands,” “Environmental Justice and Underserved Populations,” “People, Place, and Natural Resources – Multicultural Perspectives,” “Impacts of Climate Change on Underserved Communities,” “Inclusion and Retention Underserved Populations in STEM and Natural Resources,” and others. The Fellow will be charged with building the framework for the course early Fall semester 2019 so that it can be presented as a special topics course in the Spring 2019 and 2020 semesters.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will not have formal service responsibilities but will be given the opportunity to engage in high impact service efforts if beneficial for them. If interested, the postdoc will have the opportunity to engage with the development of a new minor in Multicultural Perspectives of Natural Resources, targeted recruitment of Native American students or those of other underrepresented groups, participation on the College’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, or other service opportunities.

The position will be housed in one of the five academic departments in Warner College, with final departmental assignment based on disciplinary interests and background of the candidate.

The position has funding for two years.


Deadline: Mar 31, 2019

Job: Hydrologist (posted Mar 17, 2019)

Responsibilities:

  • Participates as a member of interdisciplinary teams working on land management planning, emergency burn rehabilitation, or other Forest projects.
  • Prepares and carries out water quality monitoring programs, including preparation of plans, collection and analysis of samples, and interpretation of data.
  • Prepares environmental analysis reports for restoration projects being considered for implementation.
  • Prepares reports of findings for assigned parts of interpretive studies summarizing the results of hydrologic investigations.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets watershed data for input to environmental reports.
  • Conducts water resource inventories following established procedures to assemble data bases required to support management programs and Forest planning.
  • The incumbent makes frequent contacts with other watershed professionals and professionals in other disciplines and occasional contacts with State and Federal agencies, permittees, and cooperators.
  • Contacts are made to exchange information with other specialists on interdisciplinary teams, to resolve problems, and to test theories and method concepts against peer groups concepts and procedures.
  • Collects and analyzes hydrologic data relating to one or more of the three disciplinary fields (ground-water, surface-water, quality-water), determining apparent reasons for data anomalies, and correlating the factors that affect the information.

Deadline: Mar 19, 2019

Job: Forestry Technician - Canon City, CO (posted Mar 17, 2019)

Responsibilities:

Forestry Aids and Technicians collect forest and woodland management data regarding location, character, extent, volume, rate of growth, and quality of timber. They inspect and report on timber sale areas to determine compliance with contract requirements. They mark and designate timber to be removed in timber sales or for use disposals. They must be on call for emergency fire suppression and mop up work.


Deadline: Mar 23, 2019

Job: Supervisory Forester - Umatilla Indian Reservation (posted Mar 17, 2019)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

The Forestry program is responsible for the ecological enhancement, economic development and sustainable use of forest resources of allotted, Tribal trust and Tribal fee patent lands for the CTUIR. The Supervisory Forester oversees the development and implementation of activities and functions to carry out provisions of 25 Code of Federal Regulations.  The Supervisory Forester develops, implements, and continues programs designed to secure optimum conservation and utilization of soil, water, and forestry resources to provide a reasonable income to Indian landowners consistent with other resource values. The CTUIR employs the best available science to forward our mission through participation in policy, administrative processes, public outreach and education.  The position will be under the supervision of the CTUIR Range, Agriculture and Forestry Program Manager.  The Forestry Program is required to:

  1. Integrate the protection, conservation, utilization, and enhancement of Tribal fee, trust and/or restricted Indian forestry lands with the desires of the beneficial owners;
  2. Ensure that beneficial owners receive fair market value for forestry production; and
  3. Accomplish 1 and 2 in conjunction with natural resource management objectives and cultural values of the Tribes.


Job: Associate Environmental Analyst - Seattle, WA (posted Mar 17, 2019)

Job Responsibilities:

Support the Forest Management Sub-committee in developing a Forest Management Plan

  • Evaluate data and documents
  • Perform GIS analysis
  • Develop and implement collection and analysis of environmental data
  • Model and project forest vegetation development
  • Manage consultant contracts to support options analysis

Support the fire risk assessment for the Cedar River Municipal Watershed

  • Serve as technical liaison for research collaborators
  • Process vegetation and environmental data
  • Coordinate research efforts with other departments
  • Evaluate results of fire effects modeling, translate model output into map products and develop options for fire risk mitigation

Develop and implement climate adaptation projects for the Upland Restoration Program

  • Develop prescriptions and contract for implementation
  • Interact with other governmental and tribal agencies
  • Apply for relevant permits
  • Mange contracts and conduct compliance monitoring
  • Write summary reports

Deadline: Mar 26, 2019

Job: Park Ranger - Idaho (posted Mar 17, 2019)

Park Rangers support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and address visitor public health and safety issues. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, by collecting field data, administering surveys, and preparing necessary documentation. They also assist by preparing and maintaining developed and undeveloped recreation areas/sites which includes cleaning toilets, picking up trash, removing weeds, and monitoring the condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. In some locations some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Hike Leaders). Duties for these positions focus on guiding a variety of age groups on interactive, interpretive hikes that explore the natural and cultural history of a geological formation. Hike leaders develop educational displays, curriculum, and staff various educational events around the region. In some locations, some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Interpretive Center). Duties for these positions focus on interacting with a variety of age groups interpreting Center resources and presenting interpretive programs. Programs include orientation talks, interpretive programs, environmental education, conducted walks, demonstrations, and campfire programs. They develop and maintain interpretive materials and educational displays, and staff information desks.


Deadline: Mar 22, 2019

Job: Forest Inventory and Monitoring Crew Leader and Field Technicians - University of Washington (posted Mar 17, 2019)

The University of Washington’s Forest Resilience Lab seeks to hire 1 Crew Leader and 3 Field Technicians for the summer of 2019 to work in the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington. Work will include:

  • Measuring and mapping of restoration-oriented forest management practices.
  • Spatial pattern mapping of recently thinned stands.
  • Collect inventory data for restoration prescriptions and monitoring.

Contact Name: Paul Fischer
Contact E-mail: pfisch5@uw.edu

Job: Forest Technician - Perry County, PA (posted Mar 13, 2019)

This position provides support and assistance to foresters and assistant district forester in day to day activities on the State Forest.

Duties include surveying and marking timber sale boundaries, herbicide spray blocks and planting sites laid out by a forester; assisting foresters in the collection of field data for stand analysis and sale layout; assisting in lead work for a crew of semi-skilled laborers and/or other maintenance workers for the execution of projects planned by foresters to include projects such as deer fence construction and maintenance, tree planting, timber marking, seed collection and wildlife habitat management; assisting with wildfire prevention, pre-suppression, suppression and prescribed burning; and applying pesticides for forest management and maintenance.


Deadline: Mar 21, 2019
Contact Name: Brittany Rothermel
Contact E-mail: brothermel@pa.gov

Job: Entry-Level Wildland Firefighter/Firefighter Type 2 - Oregon (posted Mar 13, 2019)

Individual will be a member of fire crew assigned to suppress the full range of wildland fires and follow safety rules and regulations. Government housing is available.


Deadline: Apr 8, 2019

Job: Range Technician (posted Mar 13, 2019)

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning rangeland management support projects by applying a wide variety of interrelated range management practices, methods, and procedures to assess range conditions, range improvements and maintenance needs, and user compliance.
  • Inspects structural range improvements and notifies supervisor of needed maintenance.
  • Prepares charts, graphs, and/or reports using well-established specified procedures.
  • Makes a number of measurements using a variety of instruments.

Deadline: Mar 19, 2019

Job: Seasonal Preserve Assistant - TNC - Hamilton, IN (posted Mar 13, 2019)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Seasonal Preserve Assistants are responsible for invasive species control, native wetland species plantings, tree plantation maintenance, and monitoring of native plants and animals.  Work will require the use and maintenance of chainsaws, brush cutters, sprayers, herbicides, and other equipment.  This position requires strenuous field work in a variety of environmental conditions, including routinely lifting and hiking/walking carrying 25+ pounds of equipment.  A significant amount of time will focus on identifying and treating invasive species.  Participation in controlled burning is possible if the applicant is professionally qualified and there will be opportunities to travel to other regions of the state to work on a variety of projects with other teams.


Deadline: Apr 7, 2019