Copper River Watershed Project

The Invasive Plant Technician position is a field heavy position running from June 1, 2022 through September 30th, 2022 (with the potential to extend). A personal vehicle is preferred, as the individual will be working alone at times and transporting tools to Cordova field locations. The employee will be reimbursed for mileage at the federal rate. Travel in a company vehicle will also occur when the shared vehicle is available. The employee will be conducting surveys and implementing treatment for terrestrial invasive plants. On-the-job training will be provided for plant identification and survey methods. This technician will also help with invasive-species related education and outreach efforts. The employee will be expected to work independently at times, and work with up to 10 volunteers and partners at times. The Cordova-based Plant Technician position is a 40 hr./week position not eligible for holiday pay or overtime pay.

The technician will be expected to:

● Accurately track field data in Survey123

● Manually treat terrestrial invasive plants (dead-head, pull, and mow)

● Assist with pre-season ordering of program supplies

● Maintain and repair tools/field equipment

● Participate in community outreach events

● Assist with other tasks as assigned

Applicant should:

● Be 18 years old

● Have access to a reliable personal vehicle

● Demonstrate good communications skills and ability to interact with the public

● Work independently

● Be willing to work outdoors through inclement weather and hike and work on uneven ground

● Preference for applicants with experience or relevant coursework in Environmental Science

Please provide a resume and 3 professional references to Chris Iannazzone by May 19th, applications reviewed upon submission. Additionally, contact Chris Iannazzone with any questions.

To apply for this job email your details to stewardship@copperriver.org