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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
The Sycan Marsh Maintenance Technician performs and participates in preserve operations, maintenance and management at our remote 30,000 acre Sycan Marsh Preserve. They will have responsibility for the repair and maintenance of infrastructure, facilities, vehicles and equipment on the preserve. They may assist in other preserve management activities. This position requires living at housing provided at Sycan Marsh Preserve. Housing is required on this property because it is particularly vulnerable to damage or vandalism if unattended.
The Sycan Marsh Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains preserve infrastructure and facilities including a 4,000 sq ft research station, outbuildings, cabins, 100+ miles of fencing, water management structures, and signage on the preserve. They will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and tools in use at the preserve. They will assist in negotiating and contracting with vendors, and acquiring building permits. They will be responsible for maintaining vehicle and facility logs and schedules utilizing databases and PC software. They will provide support for visitor use and volunteer events at the preserve. They may serve on fire crews, remove exotic species, conduct ecological monitoring and manage livestock if necessary.
RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
HOW TO APPLY
Submit cover letter and resume here or search job ID 45159 on our careers page at www.nature.org/careers.
All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 8:59 PM PST on 3/1/17.
When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.