The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Biological Technician Crew Leader position located at Joint Marianas, Guam. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit:
Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.
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A Biological Technician Crew Leader position is available with CEMML. This is a full-time appointment primarily located on Guam, but the employee will be deployable to project areas within the Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility (JRM AOR).
The Biological Technician Crew Leader will be responsible for leading a crew of at least five biological technicians in conducting QA/QC biosecurity inspections, invasive species control and interdiction, operating toxicant bait stations for brown treesnake control, inspection/maintenance of multispecies exclusionary fencing, and other duties. To accomplish these duties, the Crew Leader will maintain close liaisons with Navy project sponsors and other DoD personnel. The Crew Leader also will be responsible for storing, managing, and analyzing invasive species/biosecurity management and monitoring data and preparing reports and regulatory documents.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than August 19, 2019 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
3) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
A High school Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent
Three years of work experience managing natural resources OR four years of experience related to biosecurity and invasive species management. Experience needs to be well-documented and acquired under the employment of an academic institution, governmental agency, private company, or non-profit organization in the appropriate field.
Must have at least one year of experience supervising field crews. This experience can be acquired concurrently with the three years of natural resources management experience or four years of biosecurity/invasive species management described above.
Must have experience conducting fieldwork and accurately recording, entering, and proofing data.
Must have experience maintaining scientific records and summarizing observations in field reports.
The successful candidate must be capable of walking several consecutive miles carrying light gear and performing light manual labor in a hot tropical environment often on uneven terrain.
Must have experience using a compass, maps, and GPS to navigate.
Must be willing to submit for NACI background check to obtain a DoD Common Access Card.
The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by the proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in biological sciences, natural resource management, forestry, botany, Silva culture, horticulture, wildlife biology, zoology, or similar science-related field.
More than three years of experience managing natural resources.
More than one year of experience supervising field crews.
Previous experience conducting invasive species control and natural resource management in Micronesia.
Professional experience conducting inspections of cargo for invasive species.
Experience implementing methods for operational control of brown tree snakes.
Experience working on a military installation and working with military headquarters-level staff.
Familiarity with DoD/Navy environmental and safety regulations.