MOFEP Canopy Mapping Technician – Missouri

University of Missouri and MDC
Ellington, MO
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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The University of Missouri in collaboration with Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting applications to fill one (1) research field technician position conducting tree canopy surveys within the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP). Study sites are located in southeast Missouri in Reynolds, Shannon and Carter Counties. Work will include utilizing field computers and laser range finders to map the tree canopy on ½-acre vegetation plots. Work will also include some vegetation surveys and other duties as assigned. Work is scheduled to begin November 27, 2017 and end mid-May 2018.
Applicants should be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions ranging from cold/wet to hot/humid, often in rugged terrain. Map reading and orienteering skills are highly desired. The ability to drive 4WD vehicles on rugged, narrow roads is necessary. Prior experience identifying winter trees is desirable but not necessary. Positions pay $10.34/hour. Housing and work transportation are provided. Application deadline is November 6, 2017 but applications will be reviewed as received. Please submit a resume with references and a cover letter describing your worst day in the field to: Shannon Ehlers (Project Supervisor) Please use MOFEP Canopy Mapping Technician in subject line.
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Shannon Ehlers
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