Field Research Technician: Indiana

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University
Tell City, Indiana
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$15.00 per hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Job Description: We are hiring two technicians to collect field data at sites within the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana as part of a collaborative study between the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University and the USDA Forest Service. This long-term study examines how forest harvests and fire influence woody regeneration and herbaceous-layer composition and diversity. Positions are full time (40 hours per week) and are from mid-May through mid-August. Housing is provided in or near Tell City, Indiana.
Experience and Skills: Basic knowledge of proper field techniques and backcountry safety are required. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. The ability to identify woody plants of southern Indiana is strongly desired. We also desire basic knowledge of forest measurement practices, experience with backcountry navigation using a topographic map and compass, familiarity with standard equipment including GPS, and experience/training in identifying herbaceous species. To apply: Please email a cv or resume (including contact information for two references), unofficial transcripts and dates of availability to: We will begin reviewing applications on March 20, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Contact Person
Michael Jenkins
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