We are seeking individuals to fill the role of Integrated Pest Management Technician in Anchorage, Palmer, and Delta Junction. This is a temporary position during the summer.
An understanding of natural sciences and/or agriculture and horticulture is required. Skill with identifying pests, keeping detailed records, and using a variety of methods of communication is critical. Must be able to communicate well with the public, balance a number of tasks, work with a range of software programs, and have strong organizational instincts.
Typical level/type of education or training required:
High School diploma with some college.
Typical length of time and experience:
One to two years of education with a scientific emphasis towards a BS in Agriculture, Entomology, Pathology, Natural Resources, Environmental Engineering, Forestry, Botany, Biology, Ecology, Range Science, Weed Science, or related field is required.
This position is a temporary position and will work approximately 450 hours over the course of the summer, during the field season. Ideally, employment would be from the middle of May through the middle of August, but employment could start earlier or end later, depending on the needs of the department and the needs of the employee.
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.
Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on April 25, 2018 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
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