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Remote Camera Studies – Paid Field Technician

Job Description
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 .

Qualifications
•    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 .

Preferred Experience

  • 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.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (email

+ phone number} in a single PDF document to BOTH anna.staudenmaier@wsu.edu and  kelsey.gump@wsu.edu.

Please also send any questions about the position to both emails. Applications will be reviewed until all spots are filled.

 

BLM Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp 2019

Please see BLM Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp for training that will be held October 11-13 and October 18-20 in Eastern Oregon. Upon successful training participants will be certified for wildland firefighting.

Seasonal Part Time Summer Internship Opportunity.

Role and Responsibilities
Field technician will assist with data collection on forest characteristics. Experiments are assessing the impacts of the eastside screen on composition, structure, and ecological health of the Fremont National Forest. This landscape is primarily composed of a dry, lowland ponderosa pine and western juniper mixture, and an upland mixed conifer forest. Technicians will be responsible for laying field plots and measuring tree height, diameter at breast height, and basal area, along with collecting species type and tree core data.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Minimum 2 years towards a degree in a natural resource or environmental science field OR 2 years of field or subprofessional experience.

Preferred Skills
·         Identification of eastern Cascade xerophytic plant species (preferably accompanied with a forest botany course).

·         Training in forest data collection, including the use of a laser rangefinder, spencer tape, relaskop, and tree corer.

·         Some training in CPR and first-aid.

·         Strong ability to hike over long time periods and lengths, extended overnight camping in remote locations.

·         Ability to use GPS technology and map reading.

·         Accurate ability to clearly and concisely collect handwritten data.

·         Positive attitude.

Additional Notes
The work involves long hours spent standing, bending, hiking, and a great amount of physical exertion in rough terrain and strenuous weather conditions (primarily heat). The incumbent may be required to lift containers weighing up to 35 pounds in the performance of the assignment. Work could possibly be done in 10 -12 hours per day; hours can include all times of day and night and will vary during the employment term with weather and field conditions. Core hours will typically be 8am – 5pm. Must have a valid driver’s license. Lodging and transportation will be provided.

Email Resume,  Three References, and Cover Letter to: Sean Alexander
sean.alexander@wsu.edu

Student Conservation Association (SCA) Fisheries Technician Interns

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) will be hiring Fisheries Technician Interns for the USFWS Mid-Columbia Fish and Wildlife Office in Leavenworth, WA.

The job description found here:  https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/fisheries-technician-intern/po-00724896

The positions will be opened until filled and will include a stipend that will cover living and housing expenses in Leavenworth.  The positions are anticipated to begin on July 8, 2019 and end on November 8, 2018.  Any student questions about the positions can be directed to recruiting@thesca.org.

Internship opportunities at Idaho National Lab

Please go to the INL internship website to view these paid opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

SOE 2017 Graduate Melanie Thornton PhD featured in GSA today

Melanie Thornton PhD is a 2017–2018 GSA-USGS Congressional Fellow. Her report Working Together When Conservation Matters was published in GSA Today Dec 2018

 

 

Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator Job in MA

Friends and Colleagues,

The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration is seeking a Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator – Contractor! Please see the descriptions of this position below and share this announcement with anyone who may be interested and qualified.

 The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration is accepting resumes and applications for the position of Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator – Contractor – estimated for 1 year.

 Position: Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator (180007VR)

Posting Date: 12/05/18

Location: Westfield, MA

Closing Date: First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

 The Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator will provide field data assessment and technical support to the Division’s Stream Continuity Program. This includes planning and coordinating surveys of high-priority road-stream crossings throughout the Commonwealth to inform ecological restoration actions and opportunities. Surveys will be conducted following the North Atlantic Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative (NAACC) survey assessment protocols (https://streamcontinuity.org/). The Stream Crossing Assessment Coordinator will also assist with implementation of the Division’s Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance (CRMA) Grant Program and will provide general program support to advance culvert replacement and stream barrier removal projects.

To view the job announcement and apply online, please visit the MassCareers website at:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180007VR

Interested applicants can learn more about the MA Division of Ecological Restoration and our work here:

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-ecological-restoration

For more information about this position, please contact Carrie Banks at Carrie.Banks@mass.gov or 413-579-3015.  For questions specific to the application process, please refer to the MassCareers website (https://www.mass.gov/find-your-future-commonwealth-job) and information contained within the job announcement.​

 

~Carrie Banks

 

Division of Ecological Restoration, MA DFG

577 Western Avenue

Wilson Hall, Rm 227C

c/o Biology Dept

Westfield, MA 01086

 

The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration is hiring three positions, including two Ecological Restoration Specialists and one Ecological Restoration Engineer!

The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration is hiring three positions, including two Ecological Restoration Specialists and one Ecological Restoration Engineer! Please see the descriptions of these positions below and share this announcement with anyone who may be interested and qualified.  The full list is also available online at https://www.mass.gov/news/der-job-openings

 

  1. The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Ecological Restoration Specialist (Environmental Analyst II). 

Position: Ecological Restoration Specialist (1800078W)

Posting Date: 11/7/18

Closing Date: First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

 

The Environmental Analyst II / Ecological Restoration Specialist serves as an ecological restoration project manager with emphasis on river restoration and dam removal in DER’s Dam Removal Practice Area. The Ecological Restoration Specialist also provides programmatic support for the Dam Removal Practice Area, such as field data collection, assistance with project identification and evaluation, and participation in other forms of data collection that inform the practice of dam removal. This position performs duties in support of DER operations, including monitoring, training, and outreach to partners and stakeholders.  To view the job announcement and apply online, please visit the MassCareers website at:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800078W

 

Interested applicants can learn more about the MA Division of Ecological Restoration and our work here:

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-ecological-restoration

 

For more information about this position, please contact Nick Wildman at Nick.Wildman@mass.gov or 617-626-1527.  For questions specific to the application process, please refer to the MassCareers website (https://www.mass.gov/find-your-future-commonwealth-job) and information contained within the job announcement.​

 

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  1. The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Ecological Restoration Specialist (Environmental Analyst II). 

Position: Ecological Restoration Specialist (1800078U)

Posting Date: 11/7/18

Closing Date: First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

 

The Environmental Analyst II / Ecological Restoration Specialist serves as an ecological restoration project manager with emphasis on wetland and stream restoration in DER’s Cranberry Bog Restoration Program. The Ecological Restoration Specialist also provides programmatic support for the Cranberry Bog Restoration Program, such as field data collection, assistance with project evaluation, and development of GIS-based tools. This position performs duties in support of DER operations, including monitoring, training, and outreach to partners and stakeholders. To view the job announcement and apply online, please visit the MassCareers website at:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800078U

 

Interested applicants can learn more about the MA Division of Ecological Restoration and our work here:

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-ecological-restoration

 

For more information about this position, please contact Alex Hackman at Alex.Hackman@mass.gov  or 617-626-1548.  For questions specific to the application process, please refer to the MassCareers website (https://www.mass.gov/find-your-future-commonwealth-job) and information contained within the job announcement.​

 

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  1. The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Ecological Restoration Engineer (Civil Engineer III). 

Position: Ecological Restoration Engineer (1800079D)

Posting Date: 11/7/18

Closing Date: First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

 

The Civil Engineer III / Ecological Restoration Engineer assists with ensuring proper design and integrity of ecological restoration projects implemented by DER’s Habitat Restoration Program and provides engineering technical assistance to DER staff and partners for aquatic habitat restoration projects, including but not limited to dam removal, culvert replacement, and tidal and freshwater wetland restoration. The Civil Engineer III / Ecological Restoration Engineer will manage selected ecological restoration projects and will help identify and evaluate potential ecological restoration opportunities. This position also performs duties in support of DER operations, such as monitoring, training, and outreach to partners and stakeholders.  To view the job announcement and apply online, please visit the MassCareers website at:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800079D

 

Interested applicants can learn more about the MA Division of Ecological Restoration and our work here:

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-ecological-restoration

 

For more information about this position, please contact Kristen Ferry at Kristen.Ferry@mass.gov or 617-626-1264.  For questions specific to the application process, please refer to the MassCareers website (https://www.mass.gov/find-your-future-commonwealth-job) and information contained within the job announcement.​

 

Global Sustainability Scholars (GSS) Program is accepting applications from October 1st through November 15th, 2018

Good afternoon:

This is a reminder that Global Sustainability Scholars (GSS) Program is accepting applications from October 1st through November 15th, 2018.  The online application can be found here:   https://www.gsscholar.org/apply/

Please remind your students and academic contacts that this is a paid opportunity for students to travel abroad, learn about sustainability, conduct research, and build a professional network. The 2019 cohort will be focusing on the links between water, energy, and food in urban areas.  

 

Eligibility requirements include the following:

Applicants should have started their sophomore year at an accredited, four-year university or college in the United States, and they must be studying and interested in sustainability issues (including, but not limited to Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, Environmental Design, Biology, Engineering and other STEM fields, Anthropology, and Communications). At this time, we are not accepting international students, and all applicants should be U.S. citizens who can travel abroad.  Students will need to submit transcripts and two reference letters. For answers to frequently-asked questions, please visit https://www.gsscholar.org/scholars-faq or send an e-mail to gssinfo@gmail.com.

 

Best regards,

Global Sustainability Scholars Team

+1 303 492-0821 (office)