The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the US Forest Service (USFS), is recruiting two Resource Crew members to work cooperatively with USFS and GBI staff under the direction of the Resource Crew leader and the USFS to carry out a range of tasks associated with forest management and timber harvest or biomass removal. The successful applicant will gain insight in to the operations of a federal land management agency, and develop marketable skills that can be applied towards future forestry project implementation. Training can be provided to meet the necessary demands for the variety of tasks to be performed.The specific duties of the Resource Crew Member will include, but are not limited to:· Performs multi-functional work, as assigned, in various areas of resource management such as wildlife, botany, timber, archeology, recreation, visuals, resource planning, and hydrology.· Initial projects relate to restoration, silviculture/timber preparation, and roadside hazard work across the Forest.·Timber-specific duties may include timber cruising, independently applying the instructions issued in a cruise plan, taking and recording tree measurements, assessing quality, and determining defect, preparing and processing cruise data.· Traverses harvest and other management unit boundaries, road locations, and determines area specifications such as marking archaeological sites, protected habitat, or riparian areas.
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