Multiple openings (2-4): Forest Resource Assistants (University of California Personnel Manual Title: Agricultural Technician)
The Center for Forestry manages multiple forest research stations. Assignments may be at any one of these sites, but most will be at Blodgett Forest in El Dorado County, CA with trips of varying lengths to other properties. Forestry-related research in areas of forest ecology, ecosystem processes, silviculture, and forest management are conducted at Center properties. These positions provide broad support for achieving the mission of facilitating research, demonstration, and education. A wide variety of work experience is provided, including experience towards becoming a CA registered professional forester. Information on these properties and their function is available at http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/forestry/blodgett.php
12 to 18 consecutive weeks, between May 22, 2017 and October 27, 2017. Start date is negotiable.
Work experience or coursework including field exercises covering the following:
These positions are fulltime, temporary. Applicants must be physically fit and capable of sustained physical work during summer forest weather conditions. >90% of work is outdoors.
DUTIES: ASSIST WITH THE FOLLOWING:
SALARY: $2872.74 - $3234.66 / month, depending on experience.
[On-site Housing may be rented. Work schedule is normally 40 hours/week M-F, but may be adjusted]
CLOSING DATE: 01/22/2017, or until filled
TO APPLY: When applying, submit resume and cover letter plus names and contact information of two references. Include description of work experience and/or relevant class experience. For questions, contact email@example.com
An on-line application is required. Apply through UC Berkeley’s job listings (http://jobs.berkeley.edu/) Job# 22591 , keyword : Center for Forestry
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits.
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