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2 positions to fill each POSITION IS TEMPORARY FROM JUNE 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30.
The candidate will administer the responsibilities of the Range and Training Land Assessment (RTLA) program at Fort Drum, NY. The overall mission of the RTLA program is to collect and analyze natural resource information and to provide that information to those in command of the Army community, in support of preserving the military’s testing and training missions now and in the future. The RTLA program focus’ on developing and implementing effective monitoring strategies for assessing the success of land management decisions.
A minimum of one year of course work in botany or a related field is required. BS/BA degree in botany, biology, ecology, natural sciences, or a related field is desired. Candidates with coursework and/or experience in plant taxonomy and identification, natural resource sampling and monitoring techniques are preferred.
Applicants should be in good physical condition, willing to work long hours outdoors in all types of weather conditions and terrain, and able to work cooperatively with others in a team environment. Must be able to bend over, climb terrain and climb in and out of vehicles. May drive an ATV or truck. Must be able to walk, stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to reach arms above head.
A valid driver’s license is required. Must pass MVR and maintain legal driving capabilities both on and off post.
This is a temporary full-time position, not to exceed four months (Jun1-Sept30). Successful applicants will work 40 hours per week, typically 7:00a to 5:30p Tuesday through Friday.
Must have a tolerance for biting insects and tick exposure.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements:
Preferred: Ability and willingness to use appropriate PPE, to include DEET and Permethrin treated clothing to repel biting insects and ticks.
Required: Use of PPE to include long sleeves, bloused boots or pant legs taped and conducting check for ticks each time you leave the field during tick season.
Parsons is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.
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