Position Summary: The Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. on behalf of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative project and in cooperation with Idaho Department of Fish and Game, is seeking field botanists to conduct vegetation surveys in the Clearwater Basin of north-central Idaho. These positions will be responsible for 1) measuring abundance (biomass) of forage by plant species using double sampling procedures that include sampling of plant canopy cover and clipping plants; 2) measuring forest overstory characteristics using standard vegetative sampling techniques; 3) collecting plant samples for nutrient analysis; 4) drying and weighing clipped vegetation; and 5) similar duties as assigned.
Compensation and Work Schedule: The pay rate for these positions is $11-$13 per hour, depending on experience. An additional $100 per week food stipend will be provided for extended trips. Vehicles will be provided. Expected working schedule (days on versus days off and hours/day) will vary depending on remoteness of sampling location and as such, technicians need to be flexible regarding schedules.
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 31, 2017:
- Cover letter with dates of availability, vegetation ID/keying experience
- Resume detailing relevant professional work experience and information on education
- At least three professional references (include email addresses and telephone numbers
Note: These positions may be filled prior to the deadline if exceptional candidates are found.