The Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) is hiring an Invasive Species Field Associate! We are looking for an individual with good communication skills, eager to learn and be willing to work hard. Fieldwork involves reconnaissance, surveys, and mechanical/chemical removal of invasive alien species in natural, urban, and suburban areas. This job requires the ability to drive project vehicles both on and off road, work in and around helicopters, and handle pesticides. The ideal candidate will share our passion for conservation, love of the Big Island community, and commitment to public service.
A high school diploma/GED is required. Some knowledge of field activities relating to natural resources management. Able to identify common native Hawaiian plants and common introduced weed species. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to read maps and aerial photographs and document work, and have basic computer skills.
Pay is $2,582/month with paid holidays, sick time, and benefits. This is a minimum salary; we anticipate offering a competitive salary based on the applicant’s experience.
TO APPLY: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” Search for job number 221173. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.
CLOSING DATE: April 22, 2021