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    Trout Unlimited – Habitat Coordinator Position in PA

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    Trout Unlimited has a new job opening for a Habitat Coordinator in Pennsylvania. Please feel free to share the attached job announcement with others!  Applications are due October 25th.
     
     
    Amy G. Wolfe / Director
    Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program & Eastern Abandoned Mine Program awolfe@tu.org / 570.786.9562
    Trout Unlimited  18 East Main Street Suite 3, Lock Haven, PA 17745  http://www.tu.org
     
     

    Pennsylvania-Coldwater-Habitat-Restoration-Program_Habitat-Coordinator_final.pdf

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    Trout Unlimited – Field Crew Leader in PA

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    Job announcement for Trout Unlimited Field Crew Leader in Pennsylvania. 

    Title: Field Crew Leader                       Reports To: Field and Research Manager of Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program 

    Dept:  Eastern Conservation                         

    About Trout Unlimited
    Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters nationwide. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices. Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. 

    Position Summary
    Trout Unlimited (TU) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as its Field Crew Leader from May to October 2017 for Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program. TU’s Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program targets the improvement of coldwater habitat viability and availability for native brook trout across the commonwealth. To accomplish this, TU staff work to improve water quality through abandoned coal mine cleanup; reduce non-point source sediment pollution through streambank stabilization, riparian reforestation, installation of instream habitat structures, and improvement of dirt and gravel roads; and increase flood resiliency and aquatic organism passage through addressing problematic road-stream crossings.     The Field Crew Leader position is based out of TU’s field office in Lock Haven, PA and will report directly to the Field and Research Manager for daily work tasks, but will coordinate and work on projects as a team member with all staff.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    ·       Coordinate/schedule field work with staff, interns, and project partners.

    ·       Ensure coordination among project partners and private landowners.

    ·       Oversee a team of 2-3 interns.

    ·       Ensure proper sampling and safety protocols are followed.

    ·       Ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.

    ·       Collect field data through activities such as electrofishing, benthic macroinvertebrate surveys, water quality sampling, and fish habitat surveys.

    ·       Provide data entry and database management, as well as prepare maps and write reports.

    ·       Attend meetings of TU chapters, watershed groups, and other partnering groups as needed.

    ·       Provide assistance to other program staff as needed.

    Qualifications
    ·       Bachelor’s degree in biology or related field.

    ·       Experience with chemical and biological surveys such as water quality sampling, electrofishing, and benthic macroinvertebrate sampling.

    ·       Willingness to travel (frequently overnight) and be capable of hiking and carrying equipment in difficult terrain and working in inclement conditions and remote locations.

    ·       Proficient with Microsoft Office and GIS mapping programs.

    ·       Excellent interpersonal skills.

    ·       Ability to work independently and take initiative.

    Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.

    ·       Familiarity with field sampling gear and have ability to troubleshoot in the field.

    ·       A valid driver’s license and vehicle.

    ·       Passion for protecting and restoring trout populations and their watersheds

    How to Apply
    ·       Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Dr. Shawn Rummel at srummel@tu.org no later than Friday, April 14, 2017.  Include “Field Crew Leader” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

    This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.

    TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.

    TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. 

    Amy G. Wolfe / Director

    Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program & Eastern Abandoned Mine Program
    awolfe@tu.org / 570.786.9562

    Trout Unlimited
    18 East Main Street Suite 3, Lock Haven, PA 17745
    http://www.tu.org

     

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    Trout Unlimited summer interns in Pennsylvania

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    Trout Unlimited is seeking biological field interns for mid-May to August 2017 for its Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program. Applications due no later than March 22, 2017. The following information is also found at http://www.tu.org/about-tu/jobs-internships/biological-field-interns-0

    About Trout Unlimited

    Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters nationwide. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices. Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.

    Position Summary
    Trout Unlimited (TU) is seeking qualified individuals to serve as full-time biological field interns from mid-May to August 2017 for the Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program. TU’s Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program targets the improvement of coldwater habitat viability and availability for native brook trout across the commonwealth. To accomplish this, TU staff work to improve water quality through abandoned coal mine cleanup; reduce non-point source sediment pollution through streambank stabilization, riparian reforestation, installation of instream habitat structures, and improvement of dirt and gravel roads; increase flood resiliency and aquatic organism passage through addressing problematic road-stream crossings. The Biological field Intern positions are based out of TU’s field office in Lock Haven, PA, and will report directly to the Field and Research Manager for daily work tasks, but will coordinate and work on projects as a team member with all staff.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Collect field data through activities such as electrofishing, benthic macroinvertebrate surveys, water quality sampling, and fish habitat surveys.
    Provide data entry and database management, as well as prepare maps and assist with reports.
    Attend meetings of TU chapters, watershed groups, and other partnering groups as needed.
    Provide assistance to other program staff as needed.

    Qualifications

    Excellent organizational and time management skills
    Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills.
    Demonstrated ability to work effectively as both a team player and independently.
    Willingness to travel (frequently overnight) and be capable of hiking and carrying equipment in difficult terrain and working in inclement conditions and remote locations.
    Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
    Valid driver’s license.
    Passion for protecting and restoring trout populations and their watersheds.

    Compensation
    The intern will be compensated with a stipend of $4,300 for a 12 week term.  If the intern is unable to work the full 12 weeks, the stipend amount will be amended accordingly.  Travel-related expenses will be reimbursable, such as mileage incurred when using a personal vehicle to and from project sites. 

    How to Apply

    Please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Shawn Rummel at  srummel@tu.org no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  Include “Biological Field Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
    This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.
    TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.
    TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

    Amy G. Wolfe / Director

    Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program & Eastern Abandoned Mine Program
    awolfe@tu.org / 570.786.9562

    Trout Unlimited
    18 East Main Street Suite 3, Lock Haven, PA 17745
    http://www.tu.org

     

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