Field Technician

Whitebark Institute

Mammoth Lakes, California

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $21-28 per hour
Deadline Apr 15, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Whitebark Institute is recruiting two seasonal Field Technicians to perform and help manage field surveys, largely related to forestry, for the Eastern Sierra Climate and Communities Resilience Project (ESCCRP) on the Inyo National Forest that surround the Town of Mammoth Lakes, CA. They will also assist with wildlife surveys, help prepare for implementation of fuels reduction/forest thinning treatments, and support community outreach and education efforts including events and other engagement with visitors and residents. The ideal candidates will be proactive, adaptable, detail-oriented, and be able to work safely and productively in remote field settings under adverse and varied environmental conditions, including inclement weather and rugged terrain. 

For more details about the position and qulifications review the full position description HERE.

Location: Whitebark Institute is located in Mammoth Lakes, California. The successful candidate is expected to reside in Inyo or Mono County for the extent of the position. Local and regional travel is required.  

Compensation:  $21 - 28/hour depending on education/experience. Full time, 40 hours/week; Mileage for work-related travel in a personal vehicle will be reimbursed at the current IRS reimbursement rate.  


Send a one-page cover letter, resume/CV, and three references to Melissa Boyd, Whitebark Institute Forester/GIS Specialist, melissa@whitebarkinstitute.org and cc administrator@whitebarkinstitute.org.  In your cover letter describe yourself beyond your professional experiences, why you are interested, and why you are a great fit for the position. Additional information about Whitebark Institute is available at whitebarkinstitute.org. The position will remain open until filled but with the final selection no later than mid April.   

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Category Forestry , Wildlife
Tags Outreach