Plant Restoration Field Technician (A) – Guam

Agency
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Location
Guam Naval Station
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$50,000 – $56,000
Last Date to Apply
02/25/2019
Website
http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/
Description
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/ Serves as a Plant Restoration Field Technician to support tasks for the Forest Enhancement Program at Naval Base Guam Telecommunications Site, Guam. The Technician will be required to work with CSU staff and Federal staff on a regular basis to meet the needs of the Forest Enhancement Program. Field support will include native seed collection, native plant salvage, assist establishing a native plant nursery, and assist operating a native plant nursery for the purpose providing native plant material for use in limestone forest enhancement projects in northern Guam. Application Instructions: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than February 25, 2019 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot. 5) Certifications pertinent to position uploaded in the ‘License/Certifications’ slot. 6) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Plant Restoration Field Technician position at Guam Naval Base. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/64232 Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: •B.S. degree in botany, horticulture, biology, ecology or closely related science. •1-year field or nursery experience in plant identification, restoration techniques, and or horticultural techniques. •Ability to perform strenuous field work in rugged terrain and weather extremes without direct on-site supervision. •Experience using GPS units for data collection. •Be able to pass the NACI background check for a Common Access Card. •The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. •The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. Preferred Qualifications: •M.S. degree in botany, horticulture, biology, ecology or closely related science. •More than 1-year field experience directly related to botany, horticulture, biology, ecology or closely related science. •Greater than 6 months experience operating or working in a plant nursery. •Greater than 6 months experience with native plants of the Pacific Islands. •Experience using data management software, particularly MS Access. •Competency in ArcGIS •Experience conducting seed collections, plant propagation, transplanting, pest control using chemical and physical methods, and monitoring plant species following outplanting. •Experience working on a military installation and working with military headquarters-level staff. •Familiarity with DoD/Navy environmental regulations.
Contact Person
Sabrina Broderick
Contact eMail
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