Botanical Invasive Species Technician-Louisiana

Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML)
Fort Polk, LA
Job Category
Full time Positions
$40,000 - $44,000
Last Date to Apply
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit Serves as an independent cooperator to provide support necessary for Fort Polk to implement management guidelines of the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans (INRMP). Supports the INRMP program manager with INRMP botanical invasive species control through plant community mapping, noxious and invasive plant control, surveys and inventory, and other projects as required. Application Instructions: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than October 22, 2018 for full consideration at 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 birthdates 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. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot. 5) Certifications pertinent to position uploaded in the ‘License/Certifications’ slot. 6) 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. The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Botanical Invasive Species Technician position at Fort Polk, LA. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in natural resources or related field One year of experience working in natural resources field Ability to perform strenuous field work in rugged terrain and weather extremes. Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles, ATV/UTV The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by 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. Preferred Qualifications: More than a year of experience working within the natural resources field. Experience working on a military installation. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software. Experience applying herbicide to control invasive plants. Fieldwork experience. Experience working in the Southern/Louisiana ecosystems. Experience communicating with stakeholders or other entities.
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Sabrina Broderick
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