Forestry / Natural Resources Technician (PO-00735752)

This position will serve as a natural resource generalist with regards to forest management and natural resource projects.  Personnel will be required to work in the field on a variety of tasks, such as Wild fire assessment and fuel loading analysis, hand removal of invasive plants, timber inventory, forest stand surveys and prescriptions, vegetation surveys, including species identitifcation and determination of plant associations, and mapping, tree and shrub planting, wetland delineation and mapping, field layout of project boundaries, invasive species management and mapping, data entry and analysis, collection and analysis of GIS and GPS data and associated mapping, review and/or write survey and monitoring reports, presentations, attendance at project related to meetings and trainings, review and prepare project Health and Safety plans and attend safety related meeting.  The encumbent will be required to work as a member of a team and, occasionally, be required to lead a team in tasks.  Some familiarity with natural resources, GIS and forest management is needed.  Other multifunctional work may be performed, as assigned.  The encumbent must be willing to use personal protective equipment and be willing to drive own vehicle with mileage reimbursement.  Security and safety compliance will be required.  Incumbent may be required to attend training.

Compensation amounts:
– $1,100- one time RT travel allowance
– $350 – weekly living allowance
– $1,400- monthly housing allowance (13 total)
– $800 Reimbursable Duty Travel allowance

– $800 Reimbursable PPE/ Additional Clothing budget / GIS/MS Office Licenses

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Position ID: PO-00735752

Expected Dates: January 22, 2024 - January 19, 2025

1101 Tautog Circle
Silverdale, WA 98315

Training Provided: Project specific training (potential examples include contract administration, wetland delineation, and GIS/GPS, Technical writing)

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: On the job training; off-site training; local hiking, boating, and other outdoor recreational opportunities.

Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Government vehicles are not available for SCA field work

Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association