Summer Employment Opportunity! Come work among the Giant Sequoias!
Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station (USGS) is currently hiring summer Biological Science Technicians (Botany). Pay: GG-5 (approx. $15.31/hour) Location: Three Rivers, California Application opening/closing dates: Jan 9 Feb. 2, 2015 (applications must be received between 8am PST Jan 9th and 5pm PST Feb. 2nd) Examples of Duties: Measure forest demographics, including measuring trees and seedlings and determining cause of death. Resurvey White Pine Blister Rust plots. Gain knowledge and experience in ecological research, identifying Sierran trees, and forest pathology. Up to 5 positions will be filled. Positions are full-time, start in mid-May, and will last about 5 months. Need bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience. Some field work experience required. Want people with some biological coursework and experience, an interest in forest ecology, who want to work outdoors, and who like to work in small teams and get along easily with others. Housing available for rent. Must be a US Citizen in order to qualify. For more information, call Anne at (559) 565-3172 or e:mail at [email protected] To apply: mail, e:mail, or fax resume and transcripts (unofficial okay) to: Wendy Cole, USGS/BRD/WERC, 3020 State University Drive East, Modoc Hall, Room 4004, Sacramento, CA 95819; FAX (916) 278-9475; [email protected] (E:mail preferred) Please list the announcement number (WERC-39-15-01) on all your application materials and make sure to include hours worked per week for each of your jobs on your resume and begin and end dates. **Also e:mail your application materials to: [email protected] -Anne Pfaff Ecologist USGS Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station 47050 Generals Highway #4 Three Rivers, California 93271 (559) 565-3172 (559) 565-3177 (fax)