Field Technician II

Posting Number: 20110446
Job Title: Field Technician II (Grant Funded Position)
Grade: RA2-Field Tech 2*
Classification: Non-Exempt Staff
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Rate of Pay: $12.42 per hour
Type of Position: Part-Time Short Term (15-29 hrs/wk @ 30 weeks)
Organizational Unit: NGRREC-Terrestrial Ecology
Position Reports To: Senior Research Scientist, Terrestrial

Purpose of Position:

Assist the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) in collecting ecological field data in large river floodplains, riparian zones and adjacent areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are duties that are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned.

  • Serve as a field technician in support of NGRREC’s various research and monitoring programs
  • Assist in the establishment of ecological research and monitoring plots in vegetation communities characteristic of large river floodplains, riparian zones, wetlands, and adjacent areas
  • Collect field data related to vegetation and associated environmental characteristics
  • Operate field equipment as required
  • Assist with invasive species control and other activities at nature preserves
  • Enter data into computerized databases and/or spreadsheets
  • Overnight travel may be required

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Progress towards a degree in forestry, ecology, biology, environmental science, or a related field required
  • Knowledge of basic plant identification and inventory techniques in natural vegetation communities required
  • Physical ability to work outdoors in rough terrain and all weather conditions
  • Physical ability to drive a vehicle towing a trailer and operate small watercraft
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such those in Microsoft Office
  • Physical ability to lift 25 lbs

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30

Open Date: 02/05/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

GRANT FUNDED POSITION
VALID DRIVERS LICENSE REQUIRE
Ability to drive a vehicle towing a trailer and operate small watercraft

EEO Statement:

Lewis & Clark Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, LCCC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. It is also the policy of the College to prohibit any form of harassment based on an individual’s protected status, such as gender, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or other protected group status as defined by law. If interested, please contact the Human Resource Department, Erickson Hall – Room 107.

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