The Division of Natural Heritage has two hourly employment opportunities. No benefits are associated with these positions.
Hiring Range: $15.00
(1500 hours per year, part-time wage position with no state benefits)
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is the state’s lead conservation agency, and it takes a diverse agency to serve a diverse commonwealth. DCR protects clean water, natural habitats, access to the outdoors, open spaces, and safe infrastructure. The DCR Natural Heritage Division maintains 63 Natural Area Preserves comprising 56,746 acres across the Commonwealth. This division works to identify, protect and steward Virginia’s biodiversity through the cooperation of biologists, ecologists, zoologists, spatial data analysts, conservation planners, and natural areas stewards.
The Field Botany Seasonal Technician will survey selected U.S. Forest Service (USFS) tracts in the Virginia and West Virginia Mountains for a set of rare plant
species the USFS considers conservation targets. The selected candidate will work with another technician hired for the same purpose to effectively survey on
foot in forested tracts in rough terrain. We will be hiring two technicians.
If you’re someone who wants to love what you do and make a difference, DCR is the place for you!
The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Application deadline: April 2, 2020. For more information about this job, click here: http://virginiajobs.