[ES_JOBS_NET] NEON Project Job Opening: D18/19-AK Field Technician I_Botany

Laureen Lunsford llunsford at battelleecology.org
Thu Aug 17 12:54:37 MDT 2017

Job Title: Field Technician I_Botany

Company: National Ecological Observatory Network/Battelle Ecology, Inc.

Location: The Domain 18/19 Field Technician's primary work location is in Fairbanks, AK. This position supports sites in the Taiga and Tundra Domains. Taiga Domain candidate sites are located at the Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed near Chatanika, AK, south of Delta Junction, AK and near Healy, AK. Tundra Domain candidates sites are located at Toolik Field Station south of Prudhoe Bay and at Barrow Environmental Observatory. The Taiga and Tundra domains include most of Alaska.

Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.

  *   Field Technician I - The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

Botany emphasis:

  *   Lead, perform and coordinate plant phenology, diversity, biogeochemistry and productivity measurements.
  *   Identify local flora to species using techniques including: general observation, field references, dichotomous key, comparison with identified specimens, or other identification methods. Local species identification skills are used to complete activities such as plant diversity observations, classification of phenological stages of local flora, and sorting of plants and debris into functional group or category.
  *   Collect and process samples for activities such as clip harvest, biomass, canopy foliage and leaf area index measurements as well as vegetation structure measurements.
  *   Map and measure structural metrics of free-standing woody stems.

A complete job description is available at  http://www.neonscience.org/

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