Seasonal Plant Ecology Technician; Browns Valley, CA

Agency
University of Oregon Hallett Lab
Location
Browns Valley, CA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15/hr
Start Date
03/14/2022
Last Date to Apply
02/05/2022
Website
https://hallettlab.netlify.app/joinus/
Description
Job Description: The Hallett Lab at the University of Oregon is seeking to fill three plant ecology field technician positions for Spring and Summer 2022 to assist with plant monitoring, sampling, and sample processing of a large field experiment in the Sierra foothill grasslands of Northern California. This is a full-time seasonal position expected to run from mid-March through mid-September, though start and end dates are flexible. Housing will be provided onsite. We are committed to creating a safe and respectful working environment for all crew members. We have a robust COVID-19 safety plan and will expect that all crew members are willing to comply with it. Duties will involve: identifying native and invasive plant species, monitoring flowering, collecting and processing seed samples, collecting plant biomass, assessing community composition via cover, inspecting seed viability, and prepping biomass for carbon isotope analysis.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications Ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions for long days Demonstrated interest or experience in botany and plant identification Attention to detail and ability to perform repetitive tasks At least 2 years of college-level coursework in ecology, botany, environmental science, biology, or a related field (or equivalent training and experience). Please send a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for two references to Carmen Ebel (hallett.lab@gmail.com), subject line: “Seasonal field technician application” by February 5th, 2022. Be sure to include relevant coursework in your CV or resume and indicate dates available in your cover letter. Desired Qualifications Familiarity with California grassland flora Work experience outdoors, field work or other Bachelor’s degree in ecology, botany, environmental science, biology, or a related field (or equivalent training and experience).
Contact Person
Carmen Ebel
Contact eMail
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