Three technician positions are available for the 2019 summer field season (late May to mid-August). Typical schedules will be 1-2 weeks in the field followed by 1-2 weeks back in Pullman, WA. During field stints, technicians will deploy trail cameras, accurately measure forestry characteristics, identify vegetation,
and camp in the backcountry (no facilities, limited shower access, food and hiking/camping gear not provided by lab). While in Pullman, technicians will assist with tasks such as data management and sorting images via species identification .
• Flexibility to adjust to varying day lengths and schedules
• Ability to carry up to 301bs over rough terrain and hike up to 10 miles per day
• Undergraduate degree (completed or in-progress*) in Biology, Wildlife Biology, Forestry, or a related field
*Current undergraduate students must be in their junior/senior
year and in good academic standing at time of ap plication .
- Remote camera trapping
- Data management
- Wildlife + plant identification (best if in NE Washington or N Idaho)
- Comfort driving 4WD trucks on unmaintained gravel roads
- Navigation skills (maps, GPS}
- Long-term backcountry camping
- Forestry measuring techniques and vegetation sampling
Pay and Benefits
$12 per hour with pay periods twice monthly. Housing accommodations available upon request. Workmen’s Compensation will be covered by Washington State University.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (email
+ phone number} in a single PDF document to BOTH firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Please also send any questions about the position to both emails. Applications will be reviewed until all spots are filled.