Nat Resources Mgmt Tech I-Oahu
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Two (2) Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU) performing project tasks on land controlled by the U. S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works, State of Hawaii, Honolulu Board of Water Supply and various private landowners, Environmental Office, Natural Resources Section on the Island of Oahu. 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: $2,024-$3,140/Mon.

DUTIES: A primary goal is to ensure that the military mission is accomplished and that training opportunities are realized to the fullest extent possible in a manner consistent with Federal, State, and Army environmental quality policies. Work must be done in accordance with applicable Army, Federal, and State regulations and laws, especially regarding endangered species, safety and health, and pesticides. This is a series job, which allows of entry and possible promotion through internal recruitment to levels commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence. Implement office and field work designed and planned by the PCSU Oahu Army Natural Resources Program (OANRP) Management staff and Natural Resources Management Coordinators such as, but not limited to: implementing field work (e.g. monitoring, surveying, fencing, etc.); assisting in scheduling, planning, logistics, and documenting day-to-day field work; recording and analyzing field data using computer aided programs.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in a related field or a combination of training and verifiable work experience in a related field sufficient to provide skills necessary to perform job duties (i.e., Associate’s Degree or two (2) or more years of college level coursework in non-related field with two to four (2-4) years of work experience in or related to managing natural resources). EXPERIENCE: Up to one (0-1) year work or volunteer experience in or related to managing natural resources. Experience needs to be documented well and acquired under the employment of an academic institution, governmental agency, private company, or non-profit organization in the appropriate field. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of herbicide use and weed control techniques. Knowledge of and/or expertise in vegetation and/or rare plant monitoring techniques and data collection. Able to use altimeter, compass and maps. Able to use word-processing and spreadsheet programs. Must possess valid driver's license. Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to complete basic helicopter safety course and obtain State certification as Restricted Pesticide Applicator within six (6) months of hire. Must possess First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months of hire). Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check for employment as an Army contractor. Must provide a driver’s abstract and have no citations that will prevent incumbent from driving on Department of Defense installations. May be required to complete additional duties such as firearms use and chainsaw at a later time, which will be approved by the RCUH and PCSU. If selected for these additional duties, must be able to pass federal firearms certification and legally possess firearms. PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to hike and camp in remote areas and rugged terrain under inclement weather conditions, up to four (4) consecutive days. Able to backpack and lift and carry thirty-five (35) pounds.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience in programs managing rare and endangered species and ecosystems in Hawaii. Familiarity with biological database application and maintenance. Familiarity with native and non-native taxa of Hawaii. Experience in natural resources monitoring techniques. Previous experience in weed, ungulate and other threat control in Hawaii, helicopter operations, work with chainsaws and digging and cutting tools. Ability to record biological data with a Global Positioning System (GPS) and utilize Global Information System (GIS). Knowledge of Department of the Army natural resources programs in general and the policy, organizational contexts within which they are managed - especially safety and logistical requirements necessary to plan field operations around Army training schedules. Familiarity with data analysis and presentation.

INQUIRIES: Bert “Kaleo” Wong 655-9187 (Oahu).

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 rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

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