The Natural Resources team at Sonoma County Regional Parks is looking to hire early career field technicians to assist in invasive plant management, environmental stewardship, ecological restoration, prescribed fire, forest management, and fuels reduction.
Grow your career in Natural Resource Management and Ecological Restoration by engaging in a variety of field-based projects across Sonoma County’s regional park system. Help to steward a broad diversity of ecosystems including forests, oak woodlands, coastal prairies, dunes, creeks and streams, vernal pools, and grasslands. Questions? Contact us at: Brook.Edwards@sonoma-county.org
Job Duties include:
- Perform invasive plant management and removal using a variety of hand and power tools such as shovels, picks, weed wrenches, and string trimmers
- Identify and GPS map vegetation and plant species using smartphone-based GIS software (ESRI Fieldmaps)
- Participate in annual monitoring of threatened, endangered, and invasive plant species
- Participate in wildfire fuel reduction projects including creation and maintenance of shaded fuel breaks, right of way clearing, pile burning, and prescribed fire
Please fill out the job application at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/4020625/park-aide-extra-help?keywords=parks&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
The job description lists various tasks -- not all are pertinent to the vegetation management job position. Only those tasks related to natural resource management are relevant to this job. Please fill out application to the best of your abilities highlighting any course work, internships, and jobs with relevant experience.
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