Redhorse Corporation has a need for seasonal Biological Field Technicians on a task with the U.S. Army Department of Public Works at Fort Irwin, CA.
Role and Responsibilities of the Biological Field Technician
- Conduct vegetation surveys within Lane Mountain milkvetch and desert cymopterus populations of Fort Irwin and surrounding areas as directed by full time permanent staff.
- Graph trends in plant mortality or survival rates based on multiple years of data collected in the field.
- Assist with the writing of clear, concise reports on the findings of the natural resources inventories that are submitted to meet deadlines and that meet requirements of the Army client.
- Work long days in sometimes inclement weather in rough, rocky, and desert terrain and collect data in extremely windy, hot, cold, or dusty conditions.
- Follow established survey protocols.
- Assist with events designed to educate the public and military about desert ecology and conservation.
- Occasionally assist other permanent staff with other springtime Natural Resource projects/surveys as needed, potentially including: fringed-toed lizard surveys, Mohave ground squirrel surveys, pre-construction flora/fauna inventories, and springs/seeps monitoring.
- Work well in a military environment and adhere to all U.S. Army rules and regulations associated with personal conduct.
To apply and for more information, visit The Wildlife Society