Natural Resource Technician: Georgia

Agency
Innovar Environmental
Location
Fort Gordon Army Base, Augusta, GA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Entry level
Start Date
05/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
04/24/2017
Description
Innovar Environmental is seeking a full-time natural resources technician to support work on-site at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia. This is a contract position that is contingent upon annual funding.

Candidates will conduct the following Tasks:
• Habitat management which may include the operation and maintenance of hand tools up to heavy equipment. (Weed eaters, chain saws, light and heavy agriculture tractors with attachments, dozers, loaders, skidders, etc.)
• Ecological monitoring
• Prescribed burning
• Timber marking and cruising
• Wildlife population monitoring (operate hunter check station, collect biological samples, conduct call, waterfowl, etc. surveys)
• Data collection and analysis
• Produce GIS maps for ecosystem management, prescribed burns and timber management
• Red-cockaded woodpecker management (capture, banding, use of spotting scope to identify, installation of artificial cavities, climbing ladders with climbing belt to heights of 50 feet, operation of chainsaw atop a ladder)
• Threatened and endangered species handling and monitoring (trapping, surveying, marking 19 species of plants and animals)
• Education outreach support. (speaking to groups of all ages and sizes)
• GPS (use GPS hand held and desktop devices)
• Lift heavy objects up to 75 lbs.
Qualifications

• Minimum of Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Wildlife Ecology, Biology, Forest Resources, or equivalent
• Background and experience with Microsoft Office Suite
• Background and experience with Trimble GPS equipment
• Relevant past performance / job experience / education
• Registrations / Certifications in forestry, prescribed burning, preferred
• Submit two (2) letters of reference and school transcript
Contact Person
Jennifer Smith
Contact eMail
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