Ecological Monitoring Technician

Agency
Great Basin Institute
Location
Reno, NV
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$18-20/hr
Start Date
04/12/2023
Last Date to Apply
03/20/2023
Website
https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2022-AIM-014&type=JOBDESCR
Description
GBI is recruiting Ecological Monitoring Soils and Vegetation Technicians to work with GBI and BLM staff. Each technician will work with one other technician under the supervision of a Field Lead 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.
Qualifications
• 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.
Contact Person
Katharine Lynch
Contact eMail
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