Invasive Species Field Crew (PO-00734995)

The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will host a two-person, 21 weeks invasive species field crew to conduct invasive plant species treatment and surveys across Forest. These positions will report to the Forest Invasive Species Coordinator and mostly focuses on treating and surveying invasive plants on timber sales in the Snoquera Landscape Analysis Area of the Snoqualmie Ranger district but will be utilized in all areas of the Forest. There are opportunities to work with other programs on the Forest such as botany, wildlife, fisheries, and timber in support of Forest projects as well. It is estimated that an average of 3 days of travel per week will be required where you will camp near project sites or utilize Forest bunkhouses if available. Travel per diem is available for overnight travel. Housing is available at the Darrington Ranger Station at no cost. This position reports to the Darrington Ranger Station in April and runs through mid Sept.

Compensation amounts:
– $1,100- one time RT travel allowance (paid on 1st payroll after position starts)
– $325- weekly living allowance (paid bi-weekly)
– Housing & Field Camping on site provided
– $1,000 Duty-Related Travel & Other Reimbursable Expenses (Receipt required for reimbursement) for field camping (June-Aug)
– All Weather Uniform Package
– AmeriCorps eligible ($2,474 education award) at fulfillment of position requirements

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

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Position ID: PO-00734995

Expected Dates: April 17, 2023 - September 10, 2023

1405 Emens Ave N
Darrington, WA 98241

Training Provided: WSDA Public Applicators License, Survey and Monitor Training, Herbicide and Manual Treatment Training, Government Driver's License Training, Data Collection Training, Data Entry/GIS Training. Training in other disciplines outside Invasive Plant Management

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Education on best management practices for vegetation management. Camping and hiking. Wildlife observing. Recreation Site Surveys.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

Not necessary but recommended. All required travel outside of Darrington will be done using a GOV. All amenities are within walking distance of the Darrington Ranger Station

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

We have multiple options here at the Darrington Ranger Station;
1. A shared dorm (#1318): 11 rooms, can be double occupancy. Large Kitchen, Living Room, Male and Female bathrooms, washer and dryer. Large lawn, campfire/BBQ outside
2. A dorms with single rooms (#1317): 4 rooms, single occupancy, kitchen, living room, large bathroom, washer and dryer, campfire/BBQ outside
3. A House (#1053): Up to 6 tenants, single or double occupancy. Kitchen, Living Room, Bathrooms, Washers and Dryers, Basement.

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association