Monday, May 14th – Friday, August 10th**
**with possible extension through Friday, August 17th
Location: 3 positions in State College, PA and 3 positions in
Pay: Full time, 40hr/week appointment. $11.50/hr. Housing is provided,
along with access to a field vehicle.
Must be able to find, monument, and inventory permanent forest
vegetation plots using GPS and other tools in central or northern
Pennsylvania. Daily duties include navigation to remote parts of
Pennsylvania state forest lands, hiking up to 2 miles with equipment,
and collection of quality vegetation monitoring data—the identification,
size class, and abundance of more than 100 species of overstory and
understory plants—with a field PC.
At least two years toward a natural resources baccalaureate degree;
demonstrated plant identification skills (as evidenced by a course in
plant ID, such as dendrology, and/or field experience collecting
vegetation data); ability to work independently and reliably without
direct supervision in challenging field conditions; and possession of a
valid driver’s license.
Questions: Contact Danielle Begley-Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: Applications reviewed as received.
To apply: Send a letter, résumé, transcripts, and contact information
for three references (via email preferred) to Bobbi Joy Scovern. At
least one reference should be able to comment on your plant
Email applications to:
Bobbi Joy Scovern, Administrative Support Assistant
Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
419 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802