Forestry Technician Internships

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Posting NumberG/R07865PWorking TitleForestry Technician InternshipsDepartmentWarnell AD Outreach & SvcAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

40 Hours per week. Schedule to be determined by Supervisor. Position will be from mid-May – mid August.

Advertised Salary$10.25 - $12.33 per hour; based on experience.Anticipated Start Date05/01/2020Posting Date03/31/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Email cover letter, resume and references to: [email protected]

Location of VacancyOutside Athens EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Duties/Responsibilities

Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.

Duties/Responsibilities

Collecting baseline forest habitat data, cruising & marking timber to enhance wildlife habitat, and assisting with timber sale administration.

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invasive plant control and monitoring of wildlife and habitat responses to various forest management treatments.

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A wide variety of wildlife management activities may also be incorporated depending upon refuge needs and objectives.

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Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Positions will be located on various National Wildlife Refuges in the Southeast region. Potential Refuge locations may include (but not limited to): Carolina Sandhills NWR in McBee, SC; St. Marks NWR in St. Marks, FL; Okeefenokee NWR in Folkston, GA; Piedmont NWR in Round Oak, GA; Lower Suwanee NWR in Chiefland, FL; Noxubee NWR near Starkville, MS; and, Clarks River in Kentucky. Primary duties include collecting baseline forest habitat data, cruising & marking timber to enhance wildlife habitat, and assisting with timber sale administration. Other duties may involve invasive plant control and monitoring of wildlife and habitat responses to various forest management treatments. A wide variety of wildlife management activities may also be incorporated depending upon refuge needs and objectives. Approximate duration will be from mid-May – mid August 2018. Start day may be flexible to accommodate students needing to complete the May forestry camp before beginning work.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Applicants must be UGA students enrolled in school (undergraduate or graduate program) but not taking current classes at the time of employment. Students wishing to receive internship credit will need to complete an internship agreement or practicum agreement and enroll in the appropriate course.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Preference may be given to students having basic dendrology, forest mensuration and silvicultural knowledge or experience.

Physical Demands

Candidates must be able to work in strenuous and sometimes harsh outdoor field conditions including hot and humid weather, exposure to biting insects and must be able to lift 20 lbs.

Is this a Position of Trust?NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 4/3/2020
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