ESR Habitat & Cultural Monitoring Technician - Wenatchee, WA
Employer: Great Basin Institute / BLM
Working collaboratively with BLM Spokane District Office (Wenatchee Field Office), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting an ESR Habitat & Cultural Monitoring Technician to support the District’s ESR Programs by implementing field monitoring in advance of GBI Terrestrial AIM monitoring teams. The central focus of this aspect of the project is to survey project areas for cultural resources, monitor condition of previously identified cultural resources, identify avoidance zones, as well as collect and enter data using BLM protocols. The primary project focus areas will be emergency stabilization and rehabilitation (ESR), and weeds management. The selected individual will be working collaboratively with GBI AIM field teams, as well as BLM ES&R and cultural resource staff. Specific duties include assisting with:
The technician will gather monitoring data to determine effectiveness of post-fire stabilization and rehabilitation efforts within archaeological sites. Duties include following established field protocols to conduct background research, site monitoring and field data collection on new and previously recorded sites, and to facilitate inventories and reporting prior to ESR undertakings to ensure compliance with regulations in the National Historic Preservation Act and other authorities.
Paleontological resources may be identified from BLM databases or during field reconnaissance. The Archeologist will report paleontological resources discovered during archaeological inventories and aid in the protection of significant known resources during ESR project activities.
Field work includes maintaining safety awareness and practices, navigating off-trail to archaeological sites and survey areas, collecting site condition data, and ensuring archaeological site protection during ground disturbing ESR activities. This work will include planning for and facilitating or performing site protection measures such as site flagging prior to drill seeding. The work will also include undertaking pedestrian surveys of smaller project areas and assisting with contract oversight for larger projects, including implementation monitoring and ground-truthing findings. During periods of field work camping may be required.
The Technician is responsible for data entry, synthesis and analysis, and for organizing site and project reports and photos. Additionally, the technician will complete and submit cultural resource clearances in cooperation with BLM ESR Resource Specialists and assisting with the preparation of reports for submission by BLM resource staff to the State Historic Preservation Office. The Technician may also assist BLM Resource Specialists with monitoring contractor field performance, reviewing reports, and administrative duties such as managing the administrative record, and data entry. This position will also support ESR implementation projects including vegetative monitoring, inspection of vegetation treatment projects, and overseeing seasonal employees during compliance tasks related to cultural resource management.
This position is based in the BLM Wenatchee Field Office in Wenatchee, WA; inventories and recording will take place across public lands managed by the BLM Spokane, WA District. A majority of the field work will occur in areas undergoing post-fire recovery and restoration.
$15.00 Camping per diem
Health Insurance (ACA-compliant)
Paid personal leave benefits
o 26-week appointment beginning in July or upon earliest availability, and completion of an adjudicated DOI background investigation
o Full-time, 40 hours per week (Monday-Thursday or Friday)
o Overtime and long days may be required on occasion
Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to: http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/Careers.aspx?rf=AFW&REQ=2017-RAP-059
NASA DEVELOP is a capacity building program similar to an internship. This fantastic program has opportunities at a dozen sites across the US including the DEVELOP node at Idaho State University’s GIS Center. Applications for the fall term are now being accepted through June 30th.
To apply visit http://develop.larc.nasa.gov/apply.php
To learn more about DEVELOP visit http://develop.larc.nasa.gov/index.php for information about the national program, or visit http://giscenter.isu.edu/research/Techpg/nasa_DEVELOP/index.htm to learn specifics about the research being done at ISU’s GIS Center. You can also feel free to contact me directly with any questions you may have. I am the Director of the GIS Center and the DEVELOP Science Advisor for our node.
DEVELOP is an opportunity not only for college students but for military/veterans, any early career professionals, and transitioning professionals as well. Consider applying for DEVELOP and jump start your future!
Confluence AmeriCorps Program and Portland Environmental Services are hiring TWO AmeriCorps members: a Stormwater Equity Coordinator and a Green Street Coordinator!
The Stormwater Equity Coordinator and Green Street Coordinator will work collaboratively to assist the Stormwater Stewards Team to plan and develop urban forest and sustainable stormwater capacity in low-tree-canopy, low-income, racially diverse communities in Portland. The Stormwater Equity Coordinator will focus on urban trees, and the Green Street Coordinator will focus on Green Street Facilities (i.e., bioswales). These positions will build on the successes of previous AmeriCorps members. The AmeriCorps members will connect with community groups, organizations, committees and leaders to cultivate partnerships for potential projects and stewardship commitments; develop and organize materials, activities and events to foster tree and Green Street stewardship; and plan and execute tree and Green Street planting and stewardship activities in low-tree-canopy, low-income, racially diverse communities in close cooperation with partners. The Member will participate in Confluence-led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities. Position term: September 6, 2017 – July 27, 2018 (11 months – 1700 hours).
Interested? Visit the Confluence Environmental Center to view the full announcement and apply!
About Confluence AmeriCorps Program
The Confluence AmeriCorps program advances environmental justice through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. These positions are life changing service opportunities where the Member engages in addressing critical, environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color. This position is a dynamic combination of serving with a Project Partner on a dedicated project (80%) andjoining a cohort of other Confluence AmeriCorps Members for professional and leadership development opportunities (20%). http://www.confluencecenter.org/
About Portland Environmental Services Tree Program
The Environmental Services Tree Program works with community partners to plant trees where they will contribute to human and watershed health. We use innovative outreach and planting models to increase tree planting in underserved neighborhoods and ensure our program is connecting with diverse communities. We also work with Portland Parks & Recreation and other organizations to support education about trees and stewardship of our urban forest. www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/trees
TriMet updated their job posting to remove the requirement for a recommendation letter and extended the application deadline to June 26th, 2017.
TriMet Mobile Surveyor Position Opening
TriMet is recruiting Mobile Surveyors for an upcoming on-board survey project (Orange Line After Study). We will collect origin/destination, on/off stop, and demographic data from riders using tablets on-board TriMet buses and MAX Light Rail. The project will begin in mid to late September 2017 and continue until February 2018 or later. Benefits are a flexible work schedule, $14 per hour pay on as-needed basis, free monthly bus passes, and involvement in an important data collection project.
The qualifications we are looking for are:
Surveyors will need to be able to get to and from any point in the TriMet transit network at the start time and end time of a route. Those bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian and ASL are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted until June 26th, 2017. Interviews will be conducted at the end of June and training will take place in September at our offices in downtown or Southeast Portland.
Please email a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with subject line titled: “TriMet Mobile Surveyor”.
Are you (or do you know) an undergrad looking to gain some field research experience and work in a fantastic place this summer for $15.00 an hour (30 hours per week - more of less)? Then please see this job posting:
Looking for a Field Research Assistant to help conduct range assessment surveys to collect data that will be incorporated with satellite data using computer models. The FRA be going on multi-day field expeditions with me around Wallowa County (truck, foot, horseback) while on survey and be working on data entry and with the models while in town, after suitable R&R. They'll be working out of Enterprise, Oregon - with housing provided.
The position is through OSU, but open to undergrads from anywhere.
Important: The posting closes on Tuesday, June 13. Sorry about the rush, but the funding thing was interesting and we need to get someone hired before a training on June 21-22.
National Park Service (NPS) Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP) Opportunities
Unless specified in the position description, the application deadline for all fall/winter GIP positions is 1 Jul. 2017.
NEW GIP Eligibility Guideline in 2017: Geoscientists-in-the-Parks participants are considered AmeriCorps members. AmeriCorps limits the number of terms an individual can serve to four terms. If an applicant has previously completed four GIP or other AmeriCorps positions, he/she will not be eligible to apply for an additional GIP position.
This list includes Standard GIP Opportunities, and GIP Guest Scientist Opportunities. To see details and eligibility requirements, please go to the GIP home page.
NPS Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP) Opportunities
The following positions are all classified as standard "Geoscientists-in-the-Parks" (GIP) Opportunities. These opportunities are designed for participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. They generally last 12 weeks (or more), and take place during the summer, although some positions occur during fall/winter.
Technical interns are involved in the day-to-day operations of data production and are embedded within a production team at Quantum Spatial’s Portland office. Interns will aid in the processing of remote sensing data and general operational efforts to support projects and team functionality. This individual will learn to produce accurate and precise data products in a consistent and timely manner, and should have a strong interest in the geospatial field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Summer internship: June – September 2017. All job offers with Quantum Spatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.
How to Apply
Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.
No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
It is the policy of Quantum Spatial to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.
Title: Environmental Scientist Intern
Location: Louisville, KY
(Posted on 4/10/2017)
2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Stantec has an excellent opportunity for a Part-Time Internship for a Junior Scientist. This is a part-time, as needed position, available immediately in Louisville, Kentucky. As an intern, you will provide office and field support for wetland delineations, stream ecology/geomorphic assessments, natural resource assessments (wildlife, fisheries, aquatic biota, botanical), environmental permitting, GIS analysis, and stream/wetland/habitat restoration, data management, and design and drafting .It is anticipated that a majority of the Junior Scientist's work will primarily on bat survey crews at sites in Tennessee, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and other states. The Junior Scientist will be involved in assisting Senior Scientist with setting up acoustical bat detectors and mist nets at each survey site. In addition, they will assist in performing mist net checks at the site every 10 minutes between the hours of 2000 h and 0200 h each night. If a federally endangered species is captured, Junior Scientists may also assist with radio-tracking bats, and performing bat roost emergence counts.
Your Capabilities and Credentials:
The successful candidate will be a Junior or Senior Undergraduate or Graduate Student from a state accredited college or university. The successful candidate will have completed courses in mammalology, ecology, soils, plant identification, and/or wildlife management. Applicants having experience with radio-telemetry projects (tracking wildlife and accessing habitat use) and/or acoustical bat surveying are preferred. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills. Successful candidate should be interested in wildlife and working outdoors in variable weather conditions and be willing and able to work long hours in difficult summer field conditions. Travel is required with most trips ranging from 10 – 21 days. The successful candidate must have strong technical report writing and communication skills. The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially as it relates to report production and formatting. Proficiency with AutoCAD/Microstation or ArcGIS would be an asset. Out of town travel and a valid driver's license is required. Night work may also be required for performing bat surveys.
The successful candidate must have strong communication skills, a willingness to learn new skills, a willingness to work outdoors under unpleasant conditions, strong interpersonal skills for working in a group environment, and be self-motivated and detail-oriented.
To apply: https://jobs-stantec.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=124492980
Other GIS jobs with Stantec:
Investment Areas Planning Intern
SALARY: $16.00 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 04/24/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/08/17 05:00 PM
Two internships are available. Duration: June through October 2017. Schedule: 20-40 hours/week; primarily weekday, daytime hours; possibly including some evenings or weekends. Maximum 600 hours.
The purpose of this internship is to provide a learning opportunity for students and recent graduates while providing transportation and land use planning support during the environmental review process for both the Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project and the Powell-Division Transit and Development Project. The intern will work closely with planning and public involvement staff assigned to the two projects. The intern will gain an understanding of the environmental review process for transit projects, as well as research, analysis, writing, graphic design and public outreach skills.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume, 4) cover letter, 5) writing sample and 6) a visual work sample (such as a map, chart or diagram).
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
The intern will work with planners on the following:
The ideal candidate is someone who is enthusiastic, dedicated, and eager to learn more about the planning field. This position is open to graduate students or recent graduates seeking work experience in the field of planning. Candidates should have a bachelor's or master's degree in planning, urban design, public administration, geography or a related field.
Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro
Job Title: Chelan County Public Works - Temp Summer Position June –Sept
Department: Chelan County Public Works
Job Type: NonExempt
Salary: $ 13.80 - $ 13.80 / Hourly
Posted: April 25, 2017
Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
Chelan County Public Works
316 Washington Street, Suite 402
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Chelan County Public Works is looking for an individual to fill a temporary summer position in the Addressing Department. This position will help departmental staff with a variety of tasks, mostly focusing on addressing and road naming issues.
Responsibilities may include the following duties: synchronization of addressing databases, field work which may include: documentation of road name signs, location of driveways, and field checks on address posting; data entry of addressing attributes into various software programs, providing assistance in digitizing of map features, data collection, and other generalized information; other duties as assigned.
Strong skills with computers and typical PC software are required. Applicant must be detail-orientated. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software is desirable. Requires effective organization and communication skills, the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with department personnel, and the ability to work well in a multitasking environment as well as alone. A Washington State Driver’s License is required.
Work will be performed in a normal office setting and/or in the field on county roadways. Field work will be done in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.
The duties require sitting at a computer terminal for extended periods of time and/or field work. This job may include: walking on various types of surfaces, including rough terrain, sitting, standing, ability to maintain balance, climb inclines, ability to kneel, bend, stoop, crouch, reach, push, pull, twist; requires sense of touch, finger dexterity, gripping with fingers and hands, lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds; ability to operate passenger vehicles; ability to hear voice conversations; requires color vision with depth perception.
To apply, please submit resume, letter of interest and Completed Chelan County Application to: Chelan County Human Resources, 400 Douglas Street, Suite 201, Wenatchee, WA 98801 or email all to Katie.Batson@co.chelan.wa.us no later than Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
SELECTION PROCESS: Following a review of the applications and resumes, the highest qualified applicants will be interviewed. After a selection is made, all applicants not selected will be notified in writing.