Plant Ecology technician ~

31 de mayo de 2011

Plant Ecology technician

Seeking to fill one seasonal (approx 10 week) plant ecology technician
position immediately.

The technician will assist with vegetation and ecosystem surveys in Central
Appalachian forests impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid. Sites are located
across southeastern Ohio, West Virginia, and Virginia on state and federal
land. Research will involve variable work schedules, but will not include
overtime. Technician must be able to maintain a positive attitude working in
remote, steep areas during variable weather conditions (heat, humiditiy,
rain, bugs).

Required Qualifications: Physical ability to hike off trail carrying
equipment. Previous field and/or outdoor experience including camping.
Ability to operate state vehicle.

Preferred Skills: Knowledge of Central Appalachian flora, basic plant
taxonomy and ecology. Advanced undergraduate or BS/BA students from related
fields are encouraged to apply. This is a re-posting and previous applicants
may re-apply.

Housing: Fees for primitive camping will be provided.

Salary will depend on experience.

To Apply
Please send resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three
professional references to:

Katie Martin
School of Environment & Natural Resources
The Ohio State University

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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