2 Hurricane Michael Seasonal Technician positions open: Georgia

Job Description: The Jones Center at Ichauway invites applications for two Seasonal Technician positions. We will be filling two 3 month positions beginning in May 2019, with the possibility of extension to 6 months. The worker will assist in all aspects of an NSF-funded study to assess the ecological effects of Hurricane Michael on longleaf pine woodlands. A large portion of time will be spent in the field, where activities will include forest mensuration, vegetation classification, coarse woody debris sampling, and use of GPS equipment. The worker will also be involved with data entry and other duties as required.

Location: The 29,000 acre research center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine woodlands, over 1,000 acres of wetlands and 26 miles of two stream and river ecosystems.  For more information visit our web site: https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2Fjones_center&data=02%7C01%7Ceric.schultz%40uconn.edu%7C663dd7ff46f4430225ec08d6ad15d5bc%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C1%7C636886706644049705&sdata=92UkqmgMJg0fWOEISlP6IrSnLkYEvgMJW3zSEoepx%2F8%3D&reserved=0.

Job Requirements: Ability to conduct physical activity in the field under a variety of weather conditions, to follow instructions with attention to detail, and work well within small groups.  Computer experience is required, and familiarity or experience with southeastern vegetation and plant communities is desirable. GIS experience is a plus.

Qualifications:  B.S. degree preferred. Minimum A.S. degree or substantial progress toward a B.S. degree in forestry, conservation biology, ecology, or related field.

Salary:   $9.00 to 11.00 per hour with housing

                              $10.00 to 12.00 per hour without housing

Rate depends on qualifications.

Limited on-site housing is available on a space-available basis.

To Apply: A letter of application, resume, college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) and a list of references should be sent via email to: jobs@jonesctr.org AND steven.brantley@jonesctr.org; Subject: Hurricane Michael Seasonal Technician (please use exact wording in subject line, otherwise your application may be overlooked). For additional information regarding the position contact Steven Brantley (steven.brantley@jonesctr.org).  Applications received by April 14th will receive highest consideration.

The Jones Center at Ichauway is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.