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Forestry - Wildlife Biologist Aide

Forestry Division - Multiple Locations: CA
Multiple Locations, CA
Close Date:  02/10/2023
Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Wages range from $21 to $22 per hour
We train and promote from within


Qualified Wildlife Interns help manage the Company's forest lands in the Sierra Nevada. Primary species being surveyed will be the California Spotted Owl and Northern Goshawk. This position provides an excellent opportunity to observe spotted owls from many known sites. Last season, our crew documented over 300 California Spotted Owls.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Support on-going monitoring of sensitive species
• Forestry and wildlife-related project work requiring demanding physical activity, night-time hours, and off-road driving
• Data entry
• Camping for up to four nights in one week

Qualifications
• Degree in wildlife biology, forestry, or biological science preferred
• One season experience calling for raptors preferred
• Knowledge of native wildlife species of California forests
• Ability to safely hike and navigate alone in remote, steep mountainous regions using map, compass, and GPS
• Possess valid driver license and have ability to drive hazardous mountain roads
• Excellent communication skills

Base Locations: Anderson, Burney, Camino, Chico, Fortuna, Grass Valley, Martell, Redding, Sonora, Weaverville, and Westwood, California

Compensation includes competitive hourly wage and housing allowance for qualifying individuals.

How to Apply

Apply online at: spi-ind.com/internships
Applicants must provide a cover letter and resume when submitting application.

Applications Close: February 10th 2023
Interviews will be ongoing as applications are received.
Positions may be filled prior to deadline.


Employment Period: SPRING - FALL 2023 (flexible start & end dates)


Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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