PLANT ECOLOGY - temporary hourly position ~

25 de agosto de 2004

PLANT ECOLOGY - temporary hourly position


The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center invites applications for a temporary Hourly Research Worker position from September through December 2004. On-site housing is provided on a limited basis, but is optional. The employee will assist with all aspects of ongoing research, which include a variety of field and greenhouse-based work, including above-ground biomass sampling, weeding and maintenance of seed propagation garden, native seed collection, vegetation sampling, and data entry into computer spreadsheets. This position will report directly to the Plant Ecology Lead Technician and the Staff Scientist.

The 28,000-acre Research Center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center's research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems.

Job Requirements: Ability to conduct moderate to strenuous physical activity in the field, under demanding field conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects), and independently follow instructions is required.

Qualifications: B.S. degree or coursework in biology, botany, horticulture, plant ecology or a related field. Experience with plant identification, and computer and laboratory-related experience is preferable.

Compensation: $8.00 per hour without housing; $7.00 per hour with on-site housing. No benefits package is available.

A letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with phone numbers along with a list of pertinent botany/ecology/forestry courses should be mailed to: Cindy Craft, Plant Ecology Position, Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center, Rt. 2 Box 2324, Newton, GA 39870, faxed to (229)734-4707 or emailed to:

Specific questions regarding this position should be directed to:

Applicants will be reviewed until the position is filled. The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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