Position - General Summary
West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District is hiring one limited-duration, at will, non-exempt, part- time Field Intern for the winter 2014 (approximately January –April). This internship is designed to provide experience in the areas of mapping, GIS, water quality, invasive species, habitat restoration, forestry and agricultural land uses.
Work will primarily be in the office however there will be times when this person will be asked to assist staff in an outdoor setting. Office work will involve mapping with ArcGIS, technical writing, database management, project management and office communication. Field work will include data collection, site inventories, and assisting with plant surveys. Candidates should have a strong knowledge understanding of GIS with the ability to create shapefiles, manipulate data and produce maps. The person filling the position should also possess knowledge/experience in the following areas:
Report & article writing Project management Data entry and management And have the ability to use personal vehicle and clean driving record
Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a part of a team; and be able to communicate with project leaders.
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