Ecological Monitoring Crew Lead (Reno, NV)

Great Basin Institute
Reno, NV
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$1,840-2,080 biweekly salary
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
GBI is recruiting Ecological Monitoring Crew Leads to work with GBI and BLM staff. Each Crew Lead will coordinate a field crew (one Lead will supervise two Technicians) to characterize vegetation using the terrestrial AIM core methods. In some instances, Habitat Assessment Framework (HAF), and/or other supplemental protocols will be performed, for which training will be provided. Aside from core AIM sampling, any supplemental protocols implemented will vary by location. Duties include following established field protocols to perform vegetation sampling and field data collection at new and existing sampling plots. Data will be used by resource specialists and land managers to inform decisions regarding land management at various temporal and spatial scales. During field work, car camping for 7 night “hitches” in remote locations will typically be required. Compensation and Benefits: Total approximate compensation: $4,340-4,820/month before taxes (approximate hourly equivalent: $27-30), plus health insurance (monthly premiums fully paid by GBI), end of season bonus, and paid time off. Breakdown: • $1,840-2,080 biweekly salary, depending on experience • $150 bi-weekly housing stipend* • $30 per diem for every night camped in the field (up to 7 units in an 8 day work week) • $32.30/month cell phone stipend • Affordable Care Act Compliant Health insurance including vision and dental provided at no cost to the employee starting the first day of the month following employment start date. • Paid federal holidays • Paid personal time off (amount dependent on contract length) *Housing stipend is untaxed and can be used at the discretion of the applicant. Housing is not provided. Applicants must be able to provide their own lodging.
• Leadership experience, including supervising field crews and managing projects simultaneously. • Experience, education, or a combination of both in botany and/or range management to meet the following (Crew Leads should have education and experience with plants identification): • Bachelor’s degree in botany, biology, ecology, or rangeland ecology or other natural resources. • At least 9 semester hours in plant or biological sciences. AND/OR • Bachelor’s degree in plant or soil science or similar with at least 9 semester hours in soils or a minimum of 1 year of field data collection describing soils. Any of the 4 certifications from the Soil Science Society of America may substitute for education or experience.
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Katharine Lynch
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