WorkSource Oregon P02832CT - Bio Sciences Research Tech 2 in CORVALLIS, Oregon
This recruitment will be used to fill multiple full-time, seasonal (April ' August), Bio Science Research Technician 2 positions for the Institute for Natural Resources at Oregon State University (OSU). The Vegetation Seasonal Field Ecology Crew Lead is a seasonal (4.5 month) position to collect Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) data on BLM lands eastern Oregon, Washington, and the Winnemucca district of Nevada. Minimum Qualifications Two years of college-level courses in (specific field of biological science) and one year of experience related to the area of assignment at the Biological Research Technician 1 level; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Position Duties 60% ' Collect BLM Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) program soils and vegetation data using AIM protocols in the field, and lead one crew in collecting this data. 15% ' Work with INR Data Management Staff to assure the AIM data gets needed QA-QC, and is incorporated into needed databases and provided to the BLM. 10% ' Drive throughout field area, and navigate with maps and GPS to unique or typical habitats or preselected points. 10% ' Hike to off-road sites, identify plants and plant communities. 5% ' Collect accuracy assessment and vegetation map training data, initially for riparian and wetland vegetation maps, but eventually for other mapping efforts. Full Consideration Date 01/21/2021 See posting for complete list of duties and qualifications. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.