*Summer Employment Opportunity!*
*Come work among the Giant Sequoias and High Sierras!***
Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station (USGS) is currently searching for
people interested in summer 2018 Biological Science Technician positions
in Forest Ecology.
Pay: GG-5 (approx. $16.00/hour) Location: Three Rivers, California
*Crew 1*: Measure forest demographics, including measuring trees and
seedlings and determining cause of death. Gain knowledge and experience
in ecological research, identifying Sierran trees, and forest pathology.
Up to 6 positions will be filled. Positions are full-time, start in
approximately mid-May, and will last about 5 months.
* Crew 2*: Participate in research project on whitebark pine
persistence across its range in the Sierras. Backpack in a variety of
conditions across many regions of the Sierras, including Sequoia-Kings
Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. Sample forestry plots in remote
areas from 7,000-11,000 feet. Gain knowledge and experience in
ecological research, collecting tree cores and other samples, and tree
measurements. Up to 2 positions will be filled. Positions are full-time,
start approximately late May/early June, and will last up to 4 months.
Ideal candidates will have backpacking experience and feel comfortable
spending up to 10 days in the backcountry.
*Must be a US Citizen in order to qualify. *Also 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 or field ecology who want to work outdoors, and who
like to work in small teams and have strong interpersonal skills.
Housing available for rent.
*_If interested: e:mail a cover letter, resume, list of references, and
unofficial transcripts to:_* Anne Pfaff at ahpf...@usgs.gov
**To be considered, please send information by February 12, 2018.**
For more information, call Anne at (559) 565-3172 or e:mail at
USGS Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station
47050 Generals Highway #4
Three Rivers, California 93271
(559) 565-3177 (fax)