Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Natural Science Division, Vegetation Inventory and Monitoring Support (VIMS) project located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (HAVO) on the island of Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.
MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $1,871/Mon.
DUTIES: Works with the VIMS Project Field Technician and Inventory and Monitoring Program (I&M) staff to complete data entry, data management, and final report writing for the Pacific Island Network Parks (PACN). Assists with communication and collaboration amongst National Park Service (NPS) contractors and field crew to meet project deadlines. Assists the VIMS Project Field Technician and I&M staff with completing vegetation community mapping tasks within the HAVO and Haleakala National Park (HALE). Assists VIMS Project Field Technician, I&M Staff, and volunteers to estimate percent vegetation cover and use dichotomous keys to assign vegetation community names for accuracy assessment mapping work. Accompanies the VIMS Project Field Technician, I&M staff, and volunteers in the field to ensure safety in various hazardous field conditions.
PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Biology or a related subject (i.e., Environmental Science, Botany, etc.). EXPERIENCE: One to two (1-2) years of experience in laboratory and field biological techniques within the Hawaiian Islands. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Working knowledge of scientific writing. Knowledge of Hawaiian flora and use of dichotomous key to properly identify unknown species. Good oral and written communication skills. Able to use Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Excel, Word, and Access). Ability to write technical reports with specific formatting. Ability to navigate with compass, map, and GPS. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Must possess Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months of hire). PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to hike and camp in remote areas and rugged terrain under inclement weather conditions, up to five (5) consecutive days. Able to backpack and lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds.
SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with scientific writing, specifically writing Natural Resource Technical Report (NRTR) for the NPS. Experience with Hawaiian ecosystems. Experience with vegetation mapping projects and methodology and technical report writing. Working knowledge of ArcGIS and creating basic maps.
INQUIRIES: Patrick Hart 932-7182 (Hawaii).
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.
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