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Seasonal Biologist-ANF

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Seasonal Biologist-ANF   

JOB TITLE:

Seasonal Biologist-ANF

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Kane Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Allegheny National Forest (Kane, PA)

The Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking a Seasonal Biologist to work in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in northwest Pennsylvania as part of a team to complete ecological field surveys in timber management stands on physically challenging terrain.
The work will involve walking transects through stands proposed for silvicultural management to collect both general and site-specific ecological data, record occurrences of nesting sites, rare, unique, or invasive plants and wildlife and other ecological features using the Survey 123 application on state-issued iPad mini devices and attend trainings and check-in meetings with U.
S.
Forest Service and Bureau of Forestry staff.

The seasonal biologist will be headquartered at a designated location (to be determined) near the survey area (Kane/Warren/Marienville/Bradford).
The biologist will be expected to report to this headquarters at least once per week at the beginning of each week.
The seasonal biologist will drive a rental vehicle to various locations within the ANF where field surveys will be conducted.
Most field work will take place in the ANF near Bradford and Marienville, PA.
Supervision will be provided by the Cornplanter Forest District staff in Warren and the Natural Heritage Program staff in Harrisburg.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (Conservancy) has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the regions exceptional natural places since 1932.
As a member-based nonprofit organization, we work in cities and towns across Western Pennsylvania and rely on the help of thousands of members, partners and volunteers.
We are making a difference in our regions water, land and life.
We do this work for the benefit of wildlife and people who call Western Pennsylvania home, and for future generations.

Physical Requirements

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The candidate must have a willingness and ability to work outdoors, navigate difficult terrain, and be comfortable in remote areas.
  • Applicants must be prepared to work in the field under rugged conditions.

Qualifications

Applicants should have experience in remote outdoor settings, be familiar with the plants and animals of northern Pennsylvania and have a bachelors degree of relevant course work in botany, ecology or related fields.
The person will be required to:

  • Use Apple iPad mini application platforms, including Survey 123 and Field Maps.
  • Navigate using a map, compass and GPS unit.
  • Safely drive an automatic 4-wheel drive vehicle on off-road locations.
  • Use a state-issued portable radio in field situations.
  • Attend orientation and training sessions.
  • Be able to identify invasive plants, unique plants and wildlife habitat in the Allegheny National Forest.
  • Be comfortable working in dense, remote forests with rough, uneven, steep terrain.
  • Work in all weather conditions.
  • Follow all established field safety protocols and methods.
  • Travel overnight, as required.
    Hotel lodging and meals reimbursement is provided on workdays only, following Commonwealth of Pennsylvania restrictions.
  • Work four 10-hour days per week.
  • Maintain and submit time and expense records through established procedures.
  • Be self-motivated, work well as part of a team, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • To be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Applicants must be prepared to spend consecutive days away from home and to work in the field under rugged conditions.
Being detail-oriented, having good communication skills, and having the ability to work independently are a must.
Must hold a valid drivers license and provide transportation to the forest district office in Warren, Pa.
Rental trucks will be provided for day use in the National Forest.

Location

This position's primary location(s): Allegheny National Forest (Kane, PA)

Position Duration

This is a seasonal position from mid-May 2024 through mid-August 2024.
Seasonal Biologist will be expected to work four 10-hour days, forty hours per week.

Additional Details

Position is based in the Allegheny National Forest in northwest Pennsylvania.

Pay

Pay is $19 per hour based upon experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Please send a letter, resume and salary requirements to wpcjobs@paconserve.
org and list Seasonal Biologist ANF in the subject line.

Application Deadline

February 23, 2024

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is fully committed to diversity and inclusion.
We seek contributors from all backgrounds to join our team.
Read our equal opportunity employer statement.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

19 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707370352-8eb514fa0a71b79abbe826aadba22385

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Kane

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Allegheny National Forest (Kane, PA)

The Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking a Seasonal Biologist to work in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in northwest Pennsylvania as part of a team to complete ecological field surveys in timber management stands on physically challenging terrain. The work will involve walking transects through stands proposed for silvicultural management to collect both general and site-specific ecological data, record occurrences of nesting sites, rare, unique, or invasive plants and wildlife and other ecological features using the Survey 123 application on state-issued iPad mini devices and attend trainings and check-in meetings with U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Forestry staff.

The seasonal biologist will be headquartered at a designated location (to be determined) near the survey area (Kane/Warren/Marienville/Bradford). The biologist will be expected to report to this headquarters at least once per week at the beginning of each week. The seasonal biologist will drive a rental vehicle to various locations within the ANF where field surveys will be conducted. Most field work will take place in the ANF near Bradford and Marienville, PA. Supervision will be provided by the Cornplanter Forest District staff in Warren and the Natural Heritage Program staff in Harrisburg.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (Conservancy) has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the regions exceptional natural places since 1932. As a member-based nonprofit organization, we work in cities and towns across Western Pennsylvania and rely on the help of thousands of members, partners and volunteers. We are making a difference in our regions water, land and life. We do this work for the benefit of wildlife and people who call Western Pennsylvania home, and for future generations.

Physical Requirements

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The candidate must have a willingness and ability to work outdoors, navigate difficult terrain, and be comfortable in remote areas.
  • Applicants must be prepared to work in the field under rugged conditions.

Qualifications

Applicants should have experience in remote outdoor settings, be familiar with the plants and animals of northern Pennsylvania and have a bachelors degree of relevant course work in botany, ecology or related fields. The person will be required to:

  • Use Apple iPad mini application platforms, including Survey 123 and Field Maps.
  • Navigate using a map, compass and GPS unit.
  • Safely drive an automatic 4-wheel drive vehicle on off-road locations.
  • Use a state-issued portable radio in field situations.
  • Attend orientation and training sessions.
  • Be able to identify invasive plants, unique plants and wildlife habitat in the Allegheny National Forest.
  • Be comfortable working in dense, remote forests with rough, uneven, steep terrain.
  • Work in all weather conditions.
  • Follow all established field safety protocols and methods.
  • Travel overnight, as required. Hotel lodging and meals reimbursement is provided on workdays only, following Commonwealth of Pennsylvania restrictions.
  • Work four 10-hour days per week.
  • Maintain and submit time and expense records through established procedures.
  • Be self-motivated, work well as part of a team, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • To be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Applicants must be prepared to spend consecutive days away from home and to work in the field under rugged conditions. Being detail-oriented, having good communication skills, and having the ability to work independently are a must. Must hold a valid drivers license and provide transportation to the forest district office in Warren, Pa. Rental trucks will be provided for day use in the National Forest.

Location

This position's primary location(s): Allegheny National Forest (Kane, PA)

Position Duration

This is a seasonal position from mid-May 2024 through mid-August 2024. Seasonal Biologist will be expected to work four 10-hour days, forty hours per week.

Additional Details

Position is based in the Allegheny National Forest in northwest Pennsylvania.

Pay

Pay is $19 per hour based upon experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Please send a letter, resume and salary requirements to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Seasonal Biologist ANF in the subject line.

Application Deadline

February 23, 2024

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is fully committed to diversity and inclusion. We seek contributors from all backgrounds to join our team. Read our equal opportunity employer statement.


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