The Molokai Program Field Technician position requires an enthusiastic, motivated, action-oriented person to play an essential role in ecosystem threat abatement operations. These operations include surveying, mapping, monitoring, and controlling alien species and their impacts to Molokai’s forests. The Field Technician must be willing and able to camp in remote mountainous areas for up to three nights at a time and operate in extremely rugged terrain and adverse weather conditions. Work environment involves exposure to job hazards where there is a high possibility of injury, as well as helicopter operations, so a commitment to safety is essential. The Field Technician will assist the Molokai team and partners with field operations and office support that may include fence construction/surveys/repairs, feral ungulate control, predator control, trail maintenance, alien plant removal, baseyard, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and also may include dog and kennel care. The Field Technician will regularly us GPS in the field and download the data and produce GIS summary maps using a database or PC. The Field Technician will also help conduct outreach activities which include assisting with interpretive hikes, special events and educational field trips. The Field Technician will assist with leading volunteers and volunteer groups in the operations mentioned above. Compliance with field safety protocol, preserve use policies, baseyard rules, and alien species cleanliness protocols is essential. The Field Technician must be able to communicate with hike participants and colleagues on field conditions and project status. This position is supervised by the Molokai Program Director.
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