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Offer: Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1:Oregon State University

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Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 20, 2021.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates. 

Applications will be reviewed located on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc.  <b>Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. </b>Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.
 

Typically, the starting income is at the lower end of the income range.

For additional information Contact Us by: 
James Johnston
james.johnston@oregonstate.edu

 
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

 
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Department Forest Ecosyst & Society (FOR)
Classification Title Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1
Job Title Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1
Appointment Type Temporary Staff
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Pay Method Hourly
Min income $13.73
Max income $19.51
Employment Category Temporary
Position Summary This recruitment will be used to fill 2 full-time Temporary Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 positions for the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University (OSU)

These positions will support continuing field data collection connected with a project to reconstruct historical vegetation dynamics in Oregon. Technicians will assist graduate students and/or postdocs and/or crew leaders with tree and vegetation measurements, data recording, data management, plot location, and coring trees.

Position tasks 5% - Navigation to and location of plots using Global Positioning Systems (GPS), aerial photographs and maps.
5% - Plant identification: Visually identify trees to the species level.
5% - Standard measurements of trees (e.g. diameters and heights) for inventory/monitoring purposes following the established protocols for the project.
5% - Data recording and management using paper logs and electronic data loggers that are used in conjunction with the established protocols.
80% - Coring trees, labeling, storing, and transporting samples.

Minimum Qualifications
Two years of college-level courses in (specific field of biological science); OR an equivalent combination of training and practice.
Additional Required Qualifications
   » Two years of college-level courses in forestry, natural resources or closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of training and practice.
   » Must possess good interpersonal expertise, and be able to work independently for long hours outdoors, and as part of a team.
   » Must possess a strong attention to detail.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
   » practice with tree identification techniques.
   » practice with forest inventory and tree identification in western Oregon.
   » practice with field work under strenuous conditions on steep slopes and dense vegetation.
   » practice with GPS, aerial photographs, and map navigation.
   » A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
   » practice using a hand powered increment borer.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
   » These positions require the capability to work long hours outdoors in in all weather conditions in a remote forested environment.
   » The capability to traverse steep, rugged, and/or uneven terrain is required.
   » Employees must take care not to substantially damage or influence plants or trees while conducting work.
   » The anticipated required work schedule will be 8 days on and 6 days off for 12-14 weeks of the summer.
   » Camping outdoors will be required, depending on the field site.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. No
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Number P03187CT
Number of Vacancies 2
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/25/2021
Anticipated Appointment End Date 12/30/2021
Posting Date 09/14/2021
Full Consideration Date 09/20/2021
Closing Date 09/25/2021
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 20, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates.

Applications will be reviewed located on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. <b>Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. </b>Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.

Typically, the starting income is at the lower end of the income range.

For additional information Contact Us by:
James Johnston
james.johnston@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 09/14/2021 / Viewed 1 times
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Company: Oregon State University
Contact Email: james.johnston@oregonstate.edu


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