• Natural Resources Technician

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1280
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Responsible for assisting with expansion of the technical capacity for the Los Alamos Pueblo Project. Work; performs research, data downloads, field sampling events coordination, and attends relevant trainings/meetings.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assists with natural and cultural resources project reviews, assessments, and research.
    • Records and updates all areas of sampling events, utilizing a GPS unit and Microsoft Excel.
    • Coordinates sampling events, which will include ordering supplies from the lab (i.e. containers).
    • Participates and attends workshops, trainings, conferences and/or meetings (i.e. cultural/traditional, wildlife, threatened & endangered species, environmental assessments, etc.).
    • Assists with the development of grant applications, quarterly reports and project summaries.
    • Creates digital maps incorporating data from all sampling events.
    • Assists with implementing related natural and cultural resource projects.
    • Downloads and analyzes sample results; researches and updates sampling procedures.
    • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
    • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

     

    Education and Experience:

    Equivalent to Associate’s degree in environmental sciences, or a closely related field; and/or one (1) year of program support experience. 

     

    Required Knowledge and Skills

    Knowledge of:

    • Basic mathematics and estimation.
    • Principles and practices of geographic information systems.
    • Principles and practices of project management.
    • Principles and practices of statistical analysis and data sampling.
    • Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
    • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.

     Skill in:

    • Use of Geographic Information Systems.
    • Use of computers.
    • Performing project coordination.
    • Instructing and educating others in natural resources programs and activities.
    • Safely using and maintaining vehicles, equipment and tools related to the work.
    • Performing statistical calculations and data sampling.
    • Calibrating, aligning and testing a variety of equipment, instruments and systems.
    • Preparing records and reports of work performed.
    • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
    • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.
    • Towa language preferred, but not required.

     

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

    • New Mexico Driver’s License.

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