Invasive Species Field Technician – California

Agency
Gulf South Research Corporation
Location
San Diego
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
15.00/hr
Start Date
08/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
09/15/2017
Website
http://www.gsrcorp.com/Default.asp
Description
Seeking highly-motivated, conservation-minded field technicians to assist in a large scale invasive plant removal project on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP) in San Diego, CA. Approximately 200 of the more than 900 plant species found on MCBCP are considered non-native to California. Successful candidates will help implement strategies for the control of non-native plants deemed to cause vast ecological and/or economic damage through various habitat types. Methods of eradication, suppression, reduction, and management of invasive plant species will be implemented by chemical and manual methods in sensitive natural areas, as well as the prevention of further spreading from previously infested areas.
Qualifications
- California Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC).
-Experience with invasive species removal techniques, including but not limited to mechanical (hand pulling, hand tools, brush cutters, etc.) and chemical (back pack sprayers and truck mounted sprayers).
- Experience with vegetation management.
-Ability to lift and carry heavy (up to 50lbs) material.
-Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
-Comfortable working/hiking in harsh environments in unpredictable and sometimes inclement weather.
-Knowledge of Southern California native and non-native flora and fauna.
-Must be able to pass a background check.
-Valid driver’s license and must be able to provide your own transportation to the work site.

--Please email resume to Derrick Mathews with the job title in which you are applying for.
--GSRC will keep accepting applications until all positions have been filled
Contact Person
Derrick Mathews
Contact Phone
(619) 206-3334
Contact eMail
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