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Forest & Lands Technician

Pacific Northwest
Posted 2 months ago

Employer: Yakona’s Forest & Lands Division/Yakona Nature Preserve & Learning Center

Location: Yakona Nature Preserve, near Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Application deadline: applications considered on a rolling basis (still posted January 21, 2024)

Full position description and application instructions

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Forest & Lands Technician position will be responsible for safe and responsible facilitation of Yakona’s forests and lands. This includes:

  • conduct and/or assist trails and roads maintenance, using volunteers and/or vendors as appropriate
  • monitor boundaries of Yakona Nature Preserve for trespass and encroachment, refreshing signage as necessary
  • manually treat invasive species, including English Ivy, Scotch Broom, and English Holly using hand tools
  • work with and maintain a variety of tools, including line trimmers, chainsaws, and other power tools
  • coordinate docent/volunteer activities on the land
  • assist with implementation of Yakona’s Forest Master Plan in compliance with requirements of NRCS or other formulas
  • and more…

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