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Entomologist II

Northeast
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Maine Forest Service Forest Health and Monitoring (FHM) Division

Location: Old Town, Maine

Application deadline: August 17, 2022

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Summary:

This is professional scientific work administering statewide forest entomology surveys and providing technical assistance for pest management. Work includes overseeing and conducting insect surveys and evaluations, monitoring insect and host conditions, conducting management trials and providing technical assistance for control work including aerial treatment campaigns.  Work is performed under limited supervision.

Work may include, design, administration and coordination of entomology survey programs; design, oversight and implementation of forest insect investigations, field studies, management trials, management campaigns, impact evaluations; provide diagnosis and recommend management options for forest health concerns; analyze, translate, employ lab and field data to determine program effectiveness, prepare technical reports and recommendations; present data, findings and recommendations to a variety of audiences as a basis for decision making in management of forest health; develop and maintain expertise in coordinating and providing technical support for pesticide control programs including aerial operations, and more!

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