BOTANY FIELD TECHNICIAN (Wayne National Forest) ~

24 de febrero de 2005


BOTANY and NATURAL RESOURCES MAJORS OR MINORS- This is a preliminary announcement of a three-month 'biotech' position with the US Forest Service, Wayne National Forest, Ohio for the 2005 summer season, GS-4 level ($11.81/hr).
Duties include: Assisting botanist in conducting surveys for non-native invasive plant species, threatened and endangered species, carrying out Floristic Quality Assessments, quantitative vegetation sampling of special management areas, initiating baseline monitoring in future project areas, entering data from surveys into database, using GPS and GIS to document locations of plants of interest.
Qualifications: A course in vascular plant taxonomy and the ability to key plants to the species level is required. Courses in agrostology, orienteering (or experience in compass work, pacing and map reading) and dendrology would be beneficial. Past field-work and experience with database and GIS programs and GPS equipment would also be helpful. Must be willing to work alone in remote forest locations or with others in a team setting. Work will require travel between the three different units of the Wayne National Forest, and up to 2 weeks/month of overnight travel. Please send resume with references to Be sure to include in your resume relevant course work and work/volunteer experiences.
Chad Kirschbaum
Wayne National Forest - Ironton District
phone: 740-534-6535
fax: 740-534-6565

Find your job here