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Invasive Species Technician
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Job Code:2023-ACI-037
Location:Alamo
State:Nevada
Program:AmeriCorps Intern
Contract Length:12 Months
  
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Job Description:
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The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is recruiting an Invasive Species Technician for Pahranagat and Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs).  The selected candidate would be responsible for familiarizing themselves with native upland and wetland flora so that they may identify invasive and non-native species that post potential risks to the refuge’s diverse ecosystems. The recipient will work independently and with others to accomplish refuge work plans to manage native habitats and wildlife to achieve the purpose of the refuge, and to provide critical wetland habitat for migratory birds, with special emphasis on waterfowl.

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Specific tasks may include (but are not limited to):

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  • Inventory and monitor invasive species occurring on the refuge with use of GIS applications.
  • Implement the refuge’s Integrated Pest Management System (IPM) to treat invasive species occurring on the refuge, with special focus in wetland habitats using chemical and mechanical methods.
  • Track project work progress and assist with documentation of invasive species treatments.
  • Act as a crew leader to lead invasive species treatments with volunteers and public groups conducting service projects on the refuge.
  • Assist with restoration efforts after invasive species eradication
  • Aid in the installation/construction of signs and barriers where necessary, to prevent the degradation of sensitive habitat.
  • Complete necessary reporting of activities to recipient, Southern Nevada Restoration Team, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for databases or data calls, as needed.
  • Participate in other tasks to fulfill the purpose of the refuges and mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Contract Timeline:
•\t12 month appointment beginning September 2023, or pending availability and completion of DOI Background Investigation.
•\tFull time (40 hours/week)
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Location:
The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge, at the southern end of the Pahranagat Valley. It is 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada, in Lincoln County. The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a refuge for many species of wildlife and plants, as it serves as a water source for birds migrating South in the fall/North in the spring.

The Moapa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1979 to protect the headwaters of the Muddy River system, which provides habitat for endangered Moapa dace, a small endemic fish. The 116 acre refuge is located in northeastern Clark County (approx. 60 miles north of Las Vegas).

In addition to the scenic desert beauty at the Refuge, there are several other recreation and natural setting opportunities to explore close by. Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Joshua Tree National Park, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area and more are within a few hours driving distance and afford a variety of outdoor activities ranging from hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing to fishing, boating and skiing/snowboarding.
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Compensation and Benefits:
This is an AmeriCorps position and technicians will receive a living allowance. This is not an hourly wage or a salary and is paid to members every other week throughout the 12-month service term. Upon completion of AmeriCorps service, members shall receive an additional Education Award that can be used for paying off qualified student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.

•\tLiving allowance: $32,968.00
•\tEducation Award: $6,495.00 upon successful completion of full-service term.
•\tHousing is available onsite at Pahranagat NWR (approx. $150/month).
•\tMedical, dental, and vision insurance available at no cost
•\tPaid leave and holidays
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Requirements:

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  • Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record;
  • Ability to safely drive a 4WD vehicle on unimproved roads;
  • Ability to self-direct and self-motivate
  • Ability to work productively, consistently and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals; 
  • Possess strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with the public, coworkers, and Technical Advisors both orally and in writing, and respond in a professional manner to inquiries from the public regarding work activities;
  • Ability to safely conduct strenuous fieldwork requiring regular physical exertion including hiking on uneven terrain;
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy items, such as equipment packs weighing up to 50 pounds, on a regular basis;
  • Familiarity with backcountry, low-impact principles preferred
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor’s degree in biology (botany or conservation), wildlife ecology or management, or related field. 
  • Familiarity and experience with restoration approaches and techniques
  •  Plant identification skills and previous experience in invasive plant management and/or restoration ecology desirable
  • Familiarity with and interest in the ecology of aquatic desert habitat and associated resource management issues;
  • Experience in collecting data accurately and completely and entering data correctly into a computer system;
  • Ability to use GPS units to record and locate points and to record field data; and
  • Familiarity with use of ArcGIS to create, import, and export maps and data.
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EEO Statement
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
  
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Invasive Species Technician

The Great Basin Institute

The Great Basin Institute

Nevada, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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Invasive Species Technician
Job Code: 2023-ACI-037
Location: Alamo
State: Nevada
Program: AmeriCorps Intern
Contract Length: 12 Months
   

Job Description:

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is recruiting an Invasive Species Technician for Pahranagat and Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs).  The selected candidate would be responsible for familiarizing themselves with native upland and wetland flora so that they may identify invasive and non-native species that post potential risks to the refuge’s diverse ecosystems. The recipient will work independently and with others to accomplish refuge work plans to manage native habitats and wildlife to achieve the purpose of the refuge, and to provide critical wetland habitat for migratory birds, with special emphasis on waterfowl.

 

Specific tasks may include (but are not limited to):

  • Inventory and monitor invasive species occurring on the refuge with use of GIS applications.
  • Implement the refuge’s Integrated Pest Management System (IPM) to treat invasive species occurring on the refuge, with special focus in wetland habitats using chemical and mechanical methods.
  • Track project work progress and assist with documentation of invasive species treatments.
  • Act as a crew leader to lead invasive species treatments with volunteers and public groups conducting service projects on the refuge.
  • Assist with restoration efforts after invasive species eradication
  • Aid in the installation/construction of signs and barriers where necessary, to prevent the degradation of sensitive habitat.
  • Complete necessary reporting of activities to recipient, Southern Nevada Restoration Team, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for databases or data calls, as needed.
  • Participate in other tasks to fulfill the purpose of the refuges and mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Contract Timeline:
• 12 month appointment beginning September 2023, or pending availability and completion of DOI Background Investigation.
• Full time (40 hours/week)

Location:
The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge, at the southern end of the Pahranagat Valley. It is 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada, in Lincoln County. The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a refuge for many species of wildlife and plants, as it serves as a water source for birds migrating South in the fall/North in the spring.

The Moapa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1979 to protect the headwaters of the Muddy River system, which provides habitat for endangered Moapa dace, a small endemic fish. The 116 acre refuge is located in northeastern Clark County (approx. 60 miles north of Las Vegas).

In addition to the scenic desert beauty at the Refuge, there are several other recreation and natural setting opportunities to explore close by. Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Joshua Tree National Park, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area and more are within a few hours driving distance and afford a variety of outdoor activities ranging from hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing to fishing, boating and skiing/snowboarding.

Compensation and Benefits:
This is an AmeriCorps position and technicians will receive a living allowance. This is not an hourly wage or a salary and is paid to members every other week throughout the 12-month service term. Upon completion of AmeriCorps service, members shall receive an additional Education Award that can be used for paying off qualified student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.

• Living allowance: $32,968.00
• Education Award: $6,495.00 upon successful completion of full-service term.
• Housing is available onsite at Pahranagat NWR (approx. $150/month).
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance available at no cost
• Paid leave and holidays

Job Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record;
  • Ability to safely drive a 4WD vehicle on unimproved roads;
  • Ability to self-direct and self-motivate
  • Ability to work productively, consistently and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals; 
  • Possess strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with the public, coworkers, and Technical Advisors both orally and in writing, and respond in a professional manner to inquiries from the public regarding work activities;
  • Ability to safely conduct strenuous fieldwork requiring regular physical exertion including hiking on uneven terrain;
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy items, such as equipment packs weighing up to 50 pounds, on a regular basis;
  • Familiarity with backcountry, low-impact principles preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology (botany or conservation), wildlife ecology or management, or related field. 
  • Familiarity and experience with restoration approaches and techniques
  •  Plant identification skills and previous experience in invasive plant management and/or restoration ecology desirable
  • Familiarity with and interest in the ecology of aquatic desert habitat and associated resource management issues;
  • Experience in collecting data accurately and completely and entering data correctly into a computer system;
  • Ability to use GPS units to record and locate points and to record field data; and
  • Familiarity with use of ArcGIS to create, import, and export maps and data.


EEO Statement
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.