Conduct watershed monitoring and assessment in conjunction with the California Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan. The incumbent maintains proper operation of automated monitoring equipment and frequently resolves routine issues and problems when they arise. See language below for lead position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
•Collects stream discharge measurements, sediment samples, and water samples for suspended sediment and turbidity monitoring.
•Conducts analysis of water samples in the laboratory.
•Conducts physical inventories of headwater streams measuring channel dimensions and sediment production.
•Maintains legible, accurate notes.
•Enters field data into spreadsheets and databases
•Ensures proper care, upkeep, and maintenance of personal and group assigned equipment.
•Participates actively in Company safety program.
•Assists in other aspects of the Aquatic Monitoring Program as needed.
•Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, geology, watershed management, or related program.
•Valid California driver’s license.
•Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.
•Ability to work alone or in small groups without immediate supervision.
•Demonstrate safe work habits
•Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
•Ability to cross water courses stepping on loose slippery rocks, with possible swift water conditions.
•Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
•Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
•Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
•Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
•Ability to carry a 25-50lb backpack for 30 minutes 3-5 times per day, 3-5 times per week over uneven terrain.
To apply online go to our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. At the bottom of the job description is a link to our online application.
You may also email a cover letter with resume to CAJobs@greendiamond.com