University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: State of Alaska Division of Forestry
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Position: Natural Resource Technician II (Crew Member)
Requirements: See job posting

Alaska Division of Forestry is Hiring Natural Resource Technician II's (Crew Members) part of the Interior Alaska Forest Inventory Project 

Field Schedule: 9 days on, 5 days off; 10-12 hour workdays, overtime eligible

Job Description: part of a crew that travels by helicopter and hikes into sites throughout Interior Alaska to install new forest inventory plots and take measurements on trees, soils, fuels, understory vegetation, etc. Work cooperatively with US Forest Service and implement Forest Inventory & Analysis protocol.

Desired qualifications: knowledge of forest measurements and measurement equipment, backcountry navigation and travel experience, familiarity with Alaska flora, field experience in remote areas, Interagency aviation qualifications or previous work-related helicopter experience.

Minimum qualifications: Six months of experience at the entry level performing technical functions of natural resource management equivalent to a Natural Resource Technician I, Forest Technician III or Environmental Technician I with the State of Alaska.
16 semester hours or 24 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution.
Any combination of the above where 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours is equivalent to one month of experience.

Job announcement.

To apply and for a full job description, visit the online application here.

Contact: Andrew Allaby and Luke Gasek (Hiring Managers)
Contact at: (907) 451-2614,
(907) 451-2606,
Closing Date: February 25, 2019 at 5 PM