Summer Field Forestry/Biology/Ecology Positions - Plant ID

Summer 2016 (Monday, May 16 – Friday, August 19)
Location: 6 positions in State College, PA and 4 positions in Coudersport, PA

Pay: 40 hrs/week at $11/hr. Field vehicle and housing assistance also provided.

Duties: Find and monument permanent forest inventory plots using GPS and other tools; identify and quantify the size and abundance of overstory and understory plants on permanent plots; and collect, record and archive data.

Key qualifications: At least two years toward a natural resources baccalaureate degree; demonstrated plant identification skills (as evidenced by a course in plant ID, such as dendrology, and/or field experience collecting vegetation data); ability to work independently and reliably without direct supervision in challenging field conditions; and possession of a valid driver’s license.

Questions: Contact Danielle Begley-Miller at [email protected].

Application deadline: Applications reviewed as received.

To apply: Send a letter, résumé, transcripts, and contact information for three references (via email preferred). At least one reference should be able to comment on your plant identification skills:
Email applications to:
Bobbi Jo Scovern, Administrative Support Assistant
Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
419 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 814-865-4511