Bio Science Tech, forest ecology: Sequoia NP, CA

Agency
USGS Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station
Location
Three Rivers, CA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$16.90/hour (GS-5)
Start Date
05/10/2021
Last Date to Apply
02/10/2021
Website
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/werc/science/sequoia-and-kings-canyon-field-station?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects
Description
Summer Employment Opportunity: Come work among the Giant Sequoias! Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station (USGS) is currently searching for people interested in summer 2021 Biological Science Technician positions in Forest Ecology. Duties: Collect field data for long term forest research projects in Sequoia and Yosemite NPs. Measure forest demographics, including mapping and measuring trees and determining cause of death. Collect fuels data. Gain knowledge and experience in ecological research, identifying Sierran trees, forest pathology, and mapping trees. Up to 10 positions will be filled. Positions are full-time, start in approximately mid-May, and will last about 4-5 months. If interested: e:mail a cover letter, resume, list of references, and unofficial transcripts to: Anne Pfaff at ahpfaff@usgs.gov To be considered, please send information by February 10, 2021. For more information, call Anne at (559) 730-8948 or e:mail at ahpfaff@usgs.gov.
Qualifications
Qualifications: Must be a US Citizen in order to qualify. Also need bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Some field work experience required. Want people with some biological coursework and experience; an interest in forest and/or field ecology; who want to work outdoors, like to work in small teams, and have strong interpersonal skills. Federal housing might be available for rent, depending on COVID. Personal vehicle is recommended.
Contact Person
Anne Pfaff
Contact eMail
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