ROUTE INVENTORY TECHNICIAN — SEASONAL 2016
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition (ENLC) is currently seeking a route inventory technician for our upcoming 2016 field season. Located in Ely, Nevada, ENLC is a non-profit conservation organization comprised of public, private, and non-profit partners dedicated to the restoration of Western ecosystems through collaborative teamwork. ENLC conducts a variety of vegetation, wildlife, and travel management monitoring projects throughout Nevada and surrounding states and is requesting applications for one (1) route inventory technician. One technician will be selected to work in the newly (2015) established Basin and Range Monument, located in the Ely BLM District.
ROUTE INVENTORY TECHNICIAN MONITORING DUTIES: Technician will work on a two person crew mapping all of the roads and two track trails within in the boundaries of the Basin and Range Monument. The crew will use a pickup truck and ATVs to conduct the route inventory.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Applicants should either be currently enrolled in or graduated from a program in natural resources, recreation, GIS, or a related field. The ideal applicant will have experience in the use of ATVs, Tremble GIS units, and be very comfortable working in remote areas. Applicants should be able to operate an ATV for several hours at a time and be comfortable with camping in the backcountry for several days at a time in sometimes harsh weather conditions. Preferred applicants will be experienced with ATVs, 4WD vehicles, pulling a trailer, GPS navigation, and have had a clean driving record for the past 3 years.
SALARY: $15/hour (plus $34/day per diem when camping)
SCHEDULE: Technician should be available to begin in early May and continue through September or until the work is complete, whichever comes first. Work will occur with an 8-days-on/6-days-off schedule (10-hour days).
Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for at least three references to Betsy Macfarlan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials should be emailed by March 15, 2016. For more information, please visit our website (http://www.envlc.org) or email any questions to Betsy Macfarlan at email@example.com.