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Natural Resources-Temporary Seasonal Field Assistant

Department: Chelan County Natural Resources
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $ 20.00 - $ 23.00 / Hourly  
Posted: April 06, 2021
Application Deadline: May 07, 2021

Job Location

Chelan County Natural Resources 411 Washington Street, #201 Wenatchee, WA 98801

Description

Chelan County Natural Resource Department seeks one seasonal employee to assist with a variety of field work.  Employment will run approximately June 1 through September 30, 2021. The position will work closely with Natural Resource staff to support monitoring and restoration efforts. This position works mostly outside and interacts with the public. Must be willing to drive, and may be required to use personal vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage at the Chelan County mileage rate.  Essential duties include the following:

  • Implementation of assigned field activities including riparian plantings and maintenance, weed control, mapping, photo points, temperature data collection, water quality sampling, data entry
  • Operate GIS to perform data management, data upkeep and some data analysis
  • Vegetation inventory, field surveys
  • Project monitoring

Qualification

Applicants must have field experience collecting scientific data, work independently to follow detailed instructions and be familiar with the use of basic hand tools. Careful attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Current enrollment or recent completion of a botany, natural resources management, soils, ecology or related field degree is preferred. Applications must be over the age of 18 and possess a valid driver’s license. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data collection
  • Safely use hand/power tools
  • Computer applications/survey equipment
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Vehicle use

Additional Information

To apply-Submit a letter of interest, resume and comploeted Chelan County employment application https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/files/human-resources/HR%20New%20CHELAN%20APPLICATION%20Nov%202020.docx  email to Mike Kaputa, mike.kaputa@co.chelan.wa.us

Closing date:  May 7, 2021, 5PM

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