- Assist in data collection such as plant inventories, invasive species monitoring, mapping disturbances, as well as identifying problems and researching solutions.
- Assist with project implementation while monitoring successes and failures throughout the restoration process. Furthermore, associated documentation will need to be provided to clients in a timely manner along with solutions to any issues or recommendations for improvement.
- Perform field activities including trail pruning, invasive plant removal, soil decompaction, soil amendment, seeding, etc.
- Use written and oral communication to translate field observations and technical information into understandable concepts for clients.
- Work as part of a team on complex projects and providing solutions to move the projects forward.
a) You have a clear desire to work in conservation, land management, and land use planning.
b) You are working on a degree and/or equivalent experience in at least one of the following: conservation, ecology, planning, landscape architecture, biology, geography, civil engineering, environmental studies, or equivalent.
c) You have some field experience conducting ecological restoration and land management activities.
d) You have strong verbal and written communication skills and are effective at sharing land management and ecological restoration information with an array of stakeholders.
e) You have an aptitude for taking on a variety of tasks, completing them efficiently and effectively.
f) You can work well independently and take initiative.
g) You can work as part of a team, giving input, taking guidance, and following procedures.
h) You can work through details with precision while prioritizing important tasks.
i) You can identify native and invasive plant species, erosion issues, intact plant communities, and restoration potential in Central Texas or other regions in Texas.
j) You are capable of rigorous field activity (even during the summer and winter months) that may involve lifting of up to 50 pounds and carrying heavy materials over uneven terrain.
k) You have experience in acquiring field data for a variety of assessment types.
You are proficient in GIS software as well as Microsoft Office.