West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District is hiring one limited-duration, at will, non-exempt, parttime Field Intern for the summer of 2012 (approximately mid-June – through September). This job is designed to fill a need for technical field assistance and data collection and exists to provide assistance to District staff in the areas of water quality, invasives species, habitat restoration, forestry and agricultural land uses. There will be a split of around half for office and field work. Most office work will involve mapping with ArcGIS with
some technical writing and office communication. Candidates should have a good understanding of GIS and be able to create shapefiles and produce maps.
The person filling the position should also possess
knowledge/experience in the following areas:
- Native and invasive plant identification
- Field work & basic surveying
- Public speaking
- Report & article writing
- Project management
- Ability to use personal vehicle and clean driving record
The Intern must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team; and be able to communicate with project leaders.
For full job description & application details: http://www.wmswcd.org/public/file/Employment%20Opportunities/2012_Summer_Field_Intern.pdf