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TRAVEL MANAGEMENT RECREATION TECHNICIAN, California (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, April 20, 2014, 04:09 PM
 
TRAVEL MANAGEMENT RECREATION TECHNICIAN: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $15/hour o Housing Provided o Health Insurance. Dates: May 27 – November 7, 2014.
Location: The Great Basin Institute and U.S. Forest Service, Bridgeport, California.
Qual: Coursework in recreation/wilderness management, natural resources, or equivalent field experience; o Ability to read and navigate using topographic maps and a compass; o Experience implementing field data collection protocols accurately and completely; o Experience working with hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and data collection; o Knowledge of GIS software, highly desirable but not required; o Ability to safely and effectively utilize field tools such as shovels and sledge hammers; o Ability to work productively as part of a team; o Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, traverse uneven terrain, carry up to 25 pounds for up to 10 hours/day, and hike cross-country for extended distances (8-10 miles); o Possess clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with knowledge of or ability to learn how to safely operate a 4WD pickup truck on- and off-road; and o Knowledge and experience in operating off highway vehicles, which includes Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV), and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV), desirable. o Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to BLM human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position.
Duties: The Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Recreation Technicians to assist with support of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Travel Management Plan for the Bridgeport Ranger District. Focused on the management of off-highway vehicle routes in the Pine Grove Hills, project specific tasks include assignment, installation and mapping of route markers on motorized trails in the Pine Grove Hills Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM). Tasks include adhering to an established route numbering system to properly label directional and route closure signs, installation of signs at appropriate junctions, photo documentation of current route conditions, recordation of sign placement data, and improvement and rehabilitation of existing motorized trails deemed unsafe or ecologically unsound. Field camping may be required.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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RIPARIAN MONITORING FIELD TECHNICIAN, Nevada (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, April 20, 2014, 04:04 PM
 
RIPARIAN MONITORING FIELD TECHNICIAN: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $16.25/hour o Medical benefits (health and dental) o Start Date: 21-week appointment beginning in May 2014, or upon availability, with potential for extension pending funding and a favorable performance review o Full time, 40 hours per week.
Location: The Great Basin Institute / BLM Winnemucca District Office, Nevada.
Qual: Bachelor’s degree in natural science field, with coursework and/or experience that demonstrate an understanding of the principles of botany; o Knowledge of riparian soil characteristics and how they relate to plant communities; o Knowledge of the Great Basin’s most common riparian/wetland plants (or willingness to learn); o Experience identifying riparian/wetland vegetation and ability to relate plant species to soil characteristics and water availability; o Experience performing vegetation surveys, analyzing the data, and drawing conclusions; o Ability to navigate and collect data using handheld GPS units; o Experience utilizing a compass and reading topographic map; o Experience using ArcGIS to create maps, analyze data, and organize layers; o Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with ability to safely operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads; o Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team; o Effectively communicate, both written and orally, with a diverse audience; o Ability to live and work in rural and remote field and office environment; and o Physically fit to work outdoors, carry up to 50 pounds of personal and/or field equipment, and withstand the rigors of the Great Basin in the summer, fall and/or early winter. O Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to BLM human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position.
Duties: The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management’s Winnemucca District Office, is recruiting an experienced Riparian Monitoring Field Technician to work cooperatively with a BLM hydrologist and other resource staff to characterize current riparian-wetland condition/functionality. The successful candidate should have a solid background in riparian-wetland botany, including plant and plant community identification and aquatic ecology. Additionally, the individual should have a solid understanding of soil science and the inter-relationship between soil type, water availability, and vegetative composition. General duties will be to identify individual riparian plants, describe existing and potential plant communities using soil survey information, detail successional sequences, and assist with field survey techniques including multiple indicator monitoring (MIM). Additionally, the Monitoring Technician will be responsible for providing written documentation of data collection; organizing photographic and GPS/GIS documentation of survey areas; recommending ways to maintain/improve watershed conditions; identifying soil types and relationships between site potential, current vegetation, and expected future conditions; developing conceptual models, and identifying trends. The BLM Winnemucca District Office (WDO) lies roughly in the northwest part of Nevada, nested in the basin and range province of the western U.S. The WDO is approximately 2.5 hours east of Reno, NV and 2 hours west of Elko, NV on I-80, and 5.5 hours south of Boise, ID on State Highway 95. Elevations range from approximately 4,000 feet to close to 10,000 feet. The District encompasses roughly 11 million acres, of which 7.38 million acres are public lands managed by the BLM.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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SUMMER ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR, Nevada (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, April 20, 2014, 03:55 PM
 
SUMMER ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: weekly stipend of $200 + education award of $1175. Dates: June 9, 2014 – August 8, 2014.
Location: Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Camp in Galena Creek Recreation Area, Nevada.
Qual: College level coursework preferred in education or the natural sciences; • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; • Background working with elementary aged children and/or in natural history; • Campfire skills (song leading, guitar, storytelling) desirable; • Enthusiasm and commitment to youth outdoor education; • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, and otherwise maintain good physical condition. • Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. 2. Must be at least 17 years of age. 3. Received a high school diploma or GED (or be willing to achieve this before using education award). 4. Eligible to receive and AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or equivalent of 2 full-time awards), and 5. Pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks.
Duties: Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Camp comprises eight weeks of theme-based activities that capitalize on the unique natural setting of Galena Creek Park and the Sierra Nevada region. Themes include natural and cultural history topics that allow children to experience the outdoors through hands-on games, hikes, guided activities, field trips, guest presenters, and simple exploration and play. As the only fully outdoor environmental summer camp in Reno, our goal is to provide local youth with opportunities to experience the outdoors in a safe, fun, nurturing and engaging setting. Campers are ages 8-12 and Teen Leadership Academy enrollees are ages 13-17. Position includes one week of training followed by five weeks of residential camp and three weeks of day camp. Compensation and Benefits: This is an AmeriCorps position, and candidates will receive a weekly stipend of $200. Upon successful completion of a 300-hour AmeriCorps service term, members shall receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award in the amount of $1,175 that can be used for paying off student loans, or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college. Shared, on-site housing is available. A first aid/CPR course will be offered during the week of training.
Appl:
Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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2014 AMERICORPS SUMMER CREW MEMBER, Nevada (5/16/14)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, April 20, 2014, 03:48 PM
 
2014 AMERICORPS SUMMER CREW MEMBER: Several Temporary, Full-time Positions. Pay: living stipend of $3,500 + education award of $1468. Dates: May 19, 2014 – August 14, 2014.
Location: The Great Basin Institute, Reno, Nevada.
Qual: To qualify, you must be over 17 years of age and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All position offers are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or the equivalent of two full-time education awards).
Duties: Spend your summer working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats. Compensation: This is an AmeriCorps position, and candidates will receive a living stipend of $3,500 for the summer. This is not an hourly wage or a salary and is paid to members every two weeks throughout their term of service. Upon completion of AmeriCorps service members are eligible to receive an additional education award in the amount of $1,468 that can be used for paying off qualified student loans, or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college. Potential Conservation Projects: • Trail building and rehabilitation • Exotic species removal • Forest thinning • Habitat restoration • Riparian rehabilitation • Illegal road decommissioning • Percentage of time spent on: lifting and carrying– 70%, traveling– 20%, Hiking– 10% • Lift 25lbs continuously and 50lbs occasionally • Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times while providing service. • Communicate effectively with crew members, crew leaders, NCC staff and agency project staff. • Comply with both production and quality work standards established by NCC administration, crew supervisors and project partners. • Camp up to seven nights in wilderness setting without formal restroom facilities or running water. • Contribute to basic chores at campsite including cooking, cleaning and organizing crew equipment. • Show respect when interacting with other members, leaders, staff, project sponsors and community members. • Participate in in-field education sessions. Work Schedule: Schedules will be dictated by project site and the travel distance from the field station. Crews can be assigned to multiple projects throughout the season and the schedule may fluctuate between 4- and 8-day tours. All schedules are subject to change due to unpredictable circumstances. Training: Members will participate in orientation from May 19 to May 23, where they will receive training in technical skills related to the specific project on which they are placed. Members will also be trained in Leave No Trace ethics and CPR/First Aid. Dependent upon crew selection, members could be based out of 1 of 3 field stations located in Reno, Las Vegas, or Great Basin National Park for the duration of the summer season. Project locations include the Lake Tahoe Basin, Mt. Rose Wilderness, Ruby Mountains, Spring Mountains NRA, and Great Basin National Park among others.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Genevieve Parker, Human Resources Associate, Email: gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: 5/16/14.
 
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2014 AMERICORPS SIX-MONTH CREW MEMBER, Nevada (5/16/14)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, April 20, 2014, 03:41 PM
 
2014 AMERICORPS SIX-MONTH CREW MEMBER: Several Temporary, Full-time Positions. Pay: living stipend of $7,000 + education award of $2775. Dates: May 19th – November 13th, 2014.
Location: The Great Basin Institute, Reno, Nevada.
Qual: To qualify, you must be over 17 years of age and a US citizen or permanent legal resident that has received a high school diploma or GED. All position offers are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or the equivalent of two 1700-hour education awards).
Duties: Spend six months working and camping at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats. Compensation: This is an AmeriCorps volunteer position, and candidates will receive a living stipend of $7,000 for the six months time period. This is not an hourly wage or a salary and is paid to members bi-weekly throughout the entire contract period to assist with living expenses. Upon completion of AmeriCorps national service contract, members shall receive an additional education award in the amount of $2,775 that can be used for paying off student loans, or paying tuition or Cost of Attendance at a Title IV accredited college. • Trail building and rehabilitation • Exotic species removal • Forest thinning • Habitat restoration • Riparian rehabilitation • Illegal road decommissioning Essential Duties: • Percentage of time spent on: lifting and carrying– 70%, traveling– 20%, Hiking– 10% • Lift 25lbs continuously and 50lbs occasionally • Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times while providing service • Communicate with agency project staff • Comply with both production and quality work standards established by NCC administration, crew supervisors and project partners • Camp up to seven nights in wilderness setting without formal restroom facilities or running water • Contribute to basic duties at the campsite including cooking, cleaning and organizing crew equipment • Show respect when interacting with other members, leaders, staff, project sponsors and community members. • Participate in in-field education sessions. Work Schedule: Schedules will be dictated by project site and the travel distance from the field station. Crews can be assigned to multiple projects throughout the season and the schedule may fluctuate between 4- and 8-day tours. All schedules are subject to change due to unpredictable circumstances. Training: Members will attend an orientation week, beginning Monday, May 19th, 2014, where they will receive background information regarding AmeriCorps national service and the Nevada Conservation Corps prior to joining their team in the field. Orientation consists both of classroom time and hands-on learning in outdoors settings. Crew members are trained in technical skills related to service projects, Leave No Trace ethics, and CPR/First Aid. Possible Project Site Locations: Great Basin National Park, Spring Mountains NRA, Lake Mead NRA, Ash Meadows NWR, Desert NWR, Lake Tahoe Basin, Desolation Wilderness Area, Mt. Rose Wilderness Area, Ruby Mountains, and Schell Mountain Range in eastern NV, and others. Members will serve based out of our Reno, NV field station. Members will be assigned crews and will serve on a variety of projects, primarily in Northern Nevada. The NCC will not provide housing nor sign leases, but can assist with identifying housing options.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Genevieve Parker, Human Resources Associate, Email: gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: 5/16/14.
 
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BIOLOGIST/AQUATIC ECOLOGIST, Wisconsin (4/21/14)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Monday, April 7, 2014, 11:12 AM
 
BIOLOGIST/AQUATIC ECOLOGIST: A Permanent, Full-time Position. Pay: Starting pay: $12/hour. Dates: Start: As soon as possible.
Location: Cason & Associates, LLC, Berlin, Wisconsin.
Qual: Valid drivers license required - Must be able to lift 50 lbs. - Must be able to obtain commercial pesticide applicator license within 30 days - Position requires extensive travel (mainly within Wisconsin) and some overnight stays - PC experience helpful (particularly with Excel, Word and Outlook)
Duties: The primary duties of this position will be to perform herbicide and algaecide applications, install aeration systems and pond liners, assist with permit applications, conduct studies of lake ecology, water quality and plant communities, and conduct fish surveys. Extensive travel and some overnight stays will be required.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: Cason & Associates, LLC, Nichole Weir, Business Manager, P.O. Box 230, Berlin, WI 54923. Ph: 920-361-4088, Fax: 920-361-4086. Email: info@casonassociates.com, Website: www.casonassociates.com.
Filing Date: 4/21/14.
 
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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROJECT SPECIALIST, Nevada (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:41 PM
 
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROJECT SPECIALIST: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $15.00 per hour • Paid Health/Dental Coverage • Personal Leave benefits. Dates: ASAP until Nov 21, 14.
Location: The Great Basin Institute, Reno, Nevada.
Qual: Bachelor’s degree in natural, cultural or recreation resources, or allied fields. • Strong interest in natural or cultural resources, land management, and/or environmental policy; • Experience with project management, including scheduling, logistics, personnel management, staff recruitment and retention, and/or training; • Familiarity with environmental research and field work; • Knowledge and experience utilizing the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project) to manage, present and track Program information; • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience; • Strongly developed organizational skills and ability to self-motivate; • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic office environment; • Valid, state-issued driver’s license and familiarity with safely driving 4WD vehicles on pavement and off-road; • Ability to pass FBI criminal background and National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) checks; and • Applicants with advanced degrees and/or additional experience related to the following are highly encouraged to apply: o Operations of Great Basin Institute or similarly-sized non-profit organization; o AmeriCorps or other national service program requirements (as a member or program staff).
Duties: The Great Basin Institute is a Reno, NV-based interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West. With a $9 million annual budget, the Institute advances ecological literacy and habitat restoration through educational outreach and direct service programs. The Research Associate (RA) Program seeks a Project Specialist to assist with program logistics and operations of RAs throughout the Great Basin and Mojave Deserts, as well as the Lake Tahoe Basin. GBI RAs work with federal, state and local land management agencies on a wide variety of field-based projects including wildlife monitoring, invasive plant inventories, recreation use surveys, resource mapping and monitoring, restoration, wilderness monitoring and inventories, cultural resource surveys, travel management inventories, as well as wildland post-fire monitoring. The RA Project Specialist will work with GBI staff to recruit and place Research Associates, coordinate project logistics and scheduling, assist with payroll, and ensure compliance with all AmeriCorps, grant, and agency rules and regulations. Project development and grant writing may also be a function of this position, thus excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. • Support logistical planning and recruitment for new and existing RA projects, including interviews, developing scopes of work, equipment procurement, and orientation/training; • Communicate regularly with agency partners and Research Associates via phone and written correspondence regarding contract status, job satisfaction and administration; • Develop and maintain database of project deliverables and performance measures; • Gather, manage and process data needed to satisfy quarterly and annual reporting requirements; • Develop and/or adapt systems that enhance the success and satisfaction of RAs in the Program; • Collect, review and process GBI administrative paperwork; • Assist Program staff with program operations, maintenance and expansion; • Coordinate, collaborate with and assist other GBI programs as required; • Follow and enforce policies detailed in GBI Personnel Handbook; and • Other duties as assigned.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, Great Basin Institute Human Resources Coordinator, 16750 Mt. Rose Hwy.; Reno, NV. Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION & OUTREACH YOUTH INTERNS, Nevada (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 09:10 PM
 
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION & OUTREACH YOUTH INTERNS: Several Temporary, Ful-time Position. Pay: Living Allowance: 450-hour = $5,332 900-hour = $10,665, o AmeriCorps Education Award*: 450-hour = $1,415 900-hour = $2,775, o Student Loan Forbearance**, o Paid Interest Accrual**. Dates: March 2014 (depending on availability) – September 2014 (depending on availability), potential for extension pending funding authorization and positive performance review.
Location: Lake Mead NRA/Great Basin Institute, Boulder City, Nevada.
Qual: o Motivated, self-starter who is detail oriented; o Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities; o Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public in a variety of forums; o Ability to speak English and Spanish conversationally, desirable but not required; o Some college education, desirable but not required; o Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments; o Possess clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license; and o Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime, or equivalent of two full-time terms of service), and (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks.
Duties: Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is seeking to hire at least three youth interns to assist with the implementation of interpretation and education programs for Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We encourage youth from a diverse background to apply. These individuals will gain valuable experience in environmental education, interpretation and Outreach. Interns will work alongside park staff contributing to a wide variety of resource management and protection, visitor use and maintenance projects. This position may require travel throughout the LMNRA, as well as working on weekends and most holidays. Internship opportunities are available in two term lengths: 450-hours (approximately 13 weeks) and 900-hours (approximately 26 weeks). * AmeriCorps Education Award may be used for past, present or future educational expenses. ** On qualifying federal student loans.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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AIM VEGEATION MONITORING FIELD TECHNICIANS, Utah (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 09:02 PM
 
AIM VEGEATION MONITORING FIELD TECHNICIANS: Several Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $15.00/hour, $15.00 Field per diem, $300/month housing stipend. Dates: 19 May - 25 July 2014 (10 weeks).
Location: The Great Basin Institute / BLM-Kanab, UT and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
Qual: o Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, such as: Botany, Wildlife Biology, Range Ecology, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Resources or related subject; o Experience collecting field data and/or following established field collection protocols; experience with vegetation surveys preferred; o Familiarity with native and invasive plants of northeastern California and associated natural resource issues preferred; o Experience working with basic Microsoft computer program (e.g.:, Word, Excel, Access); o Experience utilizing hand-held GPS equipment for navigation or data collection; o Ability to read, interpret and navigate using topographic maps; o Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience, including agency staff, stakeholders and the general public; o Motivated, detail-oriented self-starter; o Ability to work in harsh environments, in remote locations, on uneven terrain, and physically fit to carry field and personal equipment; and o Possess valid, clean state-issued driver’s license with ability and/or experience operating a 4x4 vehicle on- and off-road; experience operating or comfortable learning to operate an ATV/UTV.
Duties: In cooperation with the BLM-Kanab, UT and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, GBI is recruiting two Field Technicians to work cooperatively with BLM resource managers and the GBI Vegetation Monitoring Field Lead. Field Technicians will sample vegetation using the Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) protocol, a suite of standard vegetation assessment methods for which training will be provided. Duties include following established field protocols to conduct vegetation sampling and field data collection on new and existing monitoring sites within the Monument. Field work will include navigating to sampling sites, establishing sampling transects and plots, collecting vegetation data (including species ID, foliar cover, canopy gap, and herbaceous and woody density), taking photo-points, and quality-checking data. Field data will be used by BLM Natural Resource Specialists to inform management decisions. Field camping may be required.
Location: The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument comprises 1.9 million acres in southwestern Utah. It is the first national monument to be managed by the BLM and also the first area to be designated as part of the National Landscape Conservation System. Kanab, UT is southwest of the Monument, and Escalante, UT is located to the north.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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AIM VEGETATION MONITORING FIELD LEAD, Utah (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 08:57 PM
 
AIM VEGETATION MONITORING FIELD LEAD: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $1,487.20 biweekly, $15.00 Field per diem, $300/month housing stipend. Dates: 12 May - 8 August 2014 (13 weeks).
Location: The Great Basin Institute / BLM-Kanab, UT and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
Qual: o Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, such as: Botany, Wildlife Biology, Range Ecology, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Resources or related subject; o Experience collecting field data, following established field collection protocols, and performing vegetation surveys; o Experience identifying plants in the field and using a dichotomous key; familiarity with native and invasive plants of northeastern California and associated natural resource issues preferred; o Experience working with basic Microsoft computer program (e.g.:, Word, Excel, Access); o Experience utilizing hand-held GPS equipment for navigation or data collection; o Ability to read, interpret and navigate using topographic maps; o Field leadership experience; o Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience, including agency staff, stakeholders and the general public; o Motivated, detail-oriented self-starter; o Ability to work in harsh environments, in remote locations, on uneven terrain, and physically fit to carry field and personal equipment; and o Possess valid, clean state-issued driver’s license with ability and/or experience operating a 4x4 vehicle on- and off-road; experience operating or comfortable learning to operate an ATV/UTV.
Duties: In cooperation with the BLM-Kanab, UT and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, GBI is recruiting a Field Lead to work cooperatively with BLM Resource Managers and GBI Vegetation Monitoring Field Technicians. The Field Lead will coordinate a field team to sample vegetation using the Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) protocol, a suite of standard vegetation assessment methods for which training will be provided. Duties include following established field protocols to conduct vegetation sampling and field data collection on new and existing monitoring sites within the Monument. Field work will include navigating to sampling sites, establishing sampling transects and plots, collecting vegetation data (including species ID, foliar cover, canopy gap, and herbaceous and woody density), taking photo-points, and quality-checking data. Additional duties will include coordination and oversight of field safety and logistics, scheduling, database management, and reporting. Field data will be used by BLM Natural Resource Specialists to inform management decisions. Field camping may be required. The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument comprises 1.9 million acres in southwestern Utah. It is the first national monument to be managed by the BLM and also the first area to be designated as part of the National Landscape Conservation System. Kanab, UT is southwest of the Monument, and Escalante, UT is located to the north.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: The Great Basin Institute, Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, Email: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org.
Filing Date: Open.
 

 
 
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