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Old 07-12-2017, 03:25 PM
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Default Needed: Invasive Species Field Technicians

Job Title: Invasive Species Field Technician
Classification: Temporary/ Seasonal position
Agency/Organization: Gulf South Research Corporation
Website: http://www.gsrcorp.com/
Location: Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP) northern San Diego County, CA

Job Description: Seeking highly-motivated, conservation-minded field technicians to assist in a large scale invasive plant removal project on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP) in San Diego, CA. Approximately 200 of the more than 900 plant species found on MCBCP are considered non-native to California. Successful candidates will help implement strategies for the control of non-native plants deemed to cause vast ecological and/or economic damage through various habitat types. Methods of eradication, suppression, reduction, and management of invasive plant species will be implemented by chemical and manual methods in sensitive natural areas, as well as the prevention of further spreading from previously infested areas.

Preferred Qualifications:
- California Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC).
-Experience with invasive species removal techniques, including but not limited to mechanical (hand pulling, hand tools, brush cutters, etc.) and chemical (back pack sprayers and truck mounted sprayers).
- Experience with vegetation management.
-Ability to lift and carry heavy (up to 50lbs) material.
-Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
-Comfortable working/hiking in harsh environments in unpredictable and sometimes inclement weather.
-Knowledge of Southern California native and non-native flora and fauna.
-Must be able to pass a background check.
-Valid driverís license and must be able to provide your own transportation to the work site.

Compensation: $15.00/hr.
Start Date: August 15, 2017
Application Dead Line: Until all positions have been filled
Contact Person: Derrick Mathews
Please send resume to: dmathews@gsrcorp.com
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