Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Internal Job Number: P02824CT
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Temporary Bio Science Research Tech 2 position for the Department of Forest Ecosystem and Society at Oregon State University (OSU).
This position will serve as the Forest Vegetation and Fuels (FVF) crew leader, providing leadership to a field data collection effort on the Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon. This position is responsible for preparing and leading a field crew in the completion of data collection tasks, planning and logistics, ensuring that Oregon State University (OSU) policies and procedures are followed, facilitating field crew hiring and training, communicating with project sponsors, and managing data.
Two years of college-level courses in (specific field of biological science) and one year of experience related to the area of assignment at the Biological Research Technician 1 level; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Two years of college-level courses in ecology, biology, forestry, or related field and one year of experience related to the area of assignment at the Biological Research Technician 1 level; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Leadership experience and demonstrated leadership skills.
Teaching, training, and/or mentoring experience.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
These positions require the ability to work long hours outdoors in in all weather conditions in a remote forested environment. The ability to traverse steep, rugged, and/or uneven terrain is required.
Lodging in bunkhouses at the Malheur National Forest is provided. However, some overnight camping outdoors will be required on occasion, depending on the field site.
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