Job Title: Forest Ecology Technician
Job ID: 43345
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Full/Part Time: Full-time
The Science Technician I provide assistance to science staff in
collection of ecological field data in forested settings of Northern
Arizona. Daily tasks including navigating to field plots using GPS,
measuring forest structure (e.g., tree heights and diameters, understory
cover estimation) using diameter tapes and laser, and recording detailed
information from measurements onto field data sheets. Work is in support
of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative Monitoring Program. Positions
are supervised by N. Arizona Forest Ecologist. Work will be performed on
the Coconino National Forest. Position duration will be approximately 8
weeks (Early August July to late September), but potential for extension
is possible based on needs of the program.
The Science Technician I may work in variable weather conditions, at
remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under
physically demanding circumstances. These conditions may:
• require minor physical exertion and/or muscular strain
• present occasional possibility of injury
• require long hours in isolated settings
• Associates Degree in natural resources; environmental
studies or equivalent combination of education and 6 months experience.
• Experience managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple
• Experience working and communicating within a team.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance
with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive
Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on
behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see
further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a
Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective
employee's motor vehicle record.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, a 401k
plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We
also provide professional development opportunities and promote from
within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires
conservation achievement and personal development, both within the
workplace and beyond.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our
commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation
mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and
women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and
mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our
global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all
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ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military
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For any questions or for further information contact Travis Woolley –