Summer Forestry Technician-Southern Indiana

Agency
Purdue University
Location
West Lafayette, IN
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12/Hour
Start Date
05/24/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/17/2021
Description
The Saunders Lab is seeking two summer field technicians to assist with a number of forestry research projects focusing on oak regeneration, including helping with vegetation treatments and collecting plot data in southern Indiana. Research will primarily occur at Crane Naval Base and in state forests surrounding Bloomington, IN, including Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood. The successful applicants will also assist in installing deer fences at Crane Naval Base. Frequent travel to southern Indiana field sites will be required; housing will be provided for overnight trips, and mileage reimbursements are available when university vehicles cannot be used. Hours will be approximately 30-40 per week.
Qualifications
The successful applicant will have at least some coursework in forestry, wildlife management, environmental sciences, or a closely related field (current students are welcome to apply). Experience with chainsaw and/or brushsaw is desired, but not required. Valid driver's license required. To apply, send resume and information for two references to David Mann, at mann70@purdue.edu Purdue University is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer.
Contact Person
David Mann
Contact Phone
6362933870
Contact eMail
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