Summer field job: Vegetation sampling (USA) ~

8 de febrero de 2015

Summer field job: Vegetation sampling (USA)

Woody and herbaceouse vegetation sampling
Summer 2015 (Monday, May 11 – Friday, August 14)
Location: 3 positions in State College, PA and 3 positions in Coudersport, PA

Pay: 40 hrs/week at $11/hr and housing assistance provided.

Duties: Find and monument permanent forest inventory plots using GPS and other tools; identify and quantify the size and abundance of overstory and understory plants on permanent plots; and collect, record and archive data.
Key qualifications: At least two years toward a natural resources baccalaureate degree; demonstrated plant identification skills (as evidenced by a course in plant id, such as dendrology, and/or field experience collecting vegetation data); ability to work independently and reliably without direct supervision in challenging field conditions; and possession of a valid driver’s license.

Questions: contact Danielle Begley-Miller at
Application deadline: Applications reviewed as received.

To apply: Send a letter, résumé, transcripts, and contact information for three references via email. At least one reference should be able to comment on your plant identification skills:
Email applications to:
Bobbi Jo Scovern, Administrative Support Assistant
Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
419 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-4511

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