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NATURAL RESOURCES TECHNICIAN

VACANCY ANN#:    STOI-21-127

TITLE:                          NATURAL RESOURCES TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT:        NATURAL RESOURCES

SUPERVISOR:          PROGRAM MANAGER

STATUS:                     REGULAR, FULL-TIME, NON EXEMPT (LAY-OFF UP TO 3 MONTHS)

RATE OF PAY:           $14.00 – $18.00/PER HOUR

OPENING DATE:      MARCH 18, 2021

CLOSING DATE:       APRIL 1, 2021

 

INTRODUCTION:  The incumbent will assist with a wide variety of forestry, wildlife, habitat, and environmental projects with DNR. Forestry work will include specific work related to Washington State’s Timber, Fish and Wildlife (TFW) program and Forests & Fish (FFR) program.

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with field verifications of water typing modification requests.
  • Assist with monitoring stream temperature and sediment in streams that could impact waters of the reservation.
  • Assist with wildlife and habitat related projects.
  • Assist with fisheries and stream habitat related projects.
  • Routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Must be willing to travel for multiple overnight stays when needed.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The typical work day will be both in an office setting with time in the field.
  • Extensive travel to perform job duties & extended hours and some weekends
  • Multiple Night stays on occasion.
  • Field work will be performed in forested, agriculture, wetland, streams & river areas.
  • Could be in areas where heavy equipment and forest practices are in operation.
  • The noise level in the work environment could be moderate to loud.
  • Could be on or around boats, ATV, UTV & other motorized vehicles.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Must be able to work independently in rugged & remote terrain.
  • Be willing to travel extensively throughout Stevens Co., Lincoln Co., and Spokane Co., WA.
  • Familiarity with maps and GPS functions.
  • Ability to identify wildlife species.
  • Ability to identify tree and plant species.
  • Experience in the use and application of standard computer programs and associated software.
  • Must be able to work with diverse cultural, professional and technical interdisciplinary teams.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and be tribally insurable.
  • Chemical applicator license or within 3 months of hire date.
  • Wildfire certification (Preferred)
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and be able to work in inclement weather conditions and rough terrain, to include carrying 30+ pounds routinely.

 

Applications are available at the Tribal Human Resource Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com

P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

509-458-6583 or 458-6574 Fax: 509-458-6556

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department no later

 than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.

The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions with the Spokane tribe of Indians are subject to a 90-day orientation period