Wetland Field Technician: Delaware

DNREC-Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Dover, DE
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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This seasonal position runs from early June through the end of September (start and end dates are flexible). The technician will be an integral addition to a small wetland monitoring and assessment team. Field work will include wetland site visits by foot and by boat across the state as part of a field crew to collect data on wetland vegetation, hydrology, geology, and land use. Fieldwork will be done in tidal and non-tidal wetlands. Office work will involve entering data using Excel, creating maps and measurements using ArcGIS, completing paperwork and calculations, and coordinating field visits with team members. DNREC is using information from these projects to assess wetland condition in Delaware, continue several long-term monitoring projects, and plan a tidal wetland restoration project. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the program's social media, blog posts, and other outreach efforts.
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: Six months experience in conducting field work to collect samples and survey data. Six months experience in math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, or decimals. Six months experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures. Six months experience in narrative report writing. Knowledge of using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
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Kenny Smith
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