We are hiring a technician to assist in collecting field
data in Indiana forests for a research project being
conducted by the Department of Forestry and Natural
Resources at Purdue University. The technician will work
alongside two graduate students collecting vegetation
data to determine the effectiveness of invasive plant
control treatments funded by federal cost-share
programs. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.
Position will be based in West Lafayette, Indiana, but will
work throughout the state of Indiana. Multiday travel
will be required.
Experience and Skills:
The ability to identify woody plant species of the Midwest is strongly desired. We also
desire basic knowledge of field safety, familiarity with forest measurement
techniques, experience using a topographic map and compass, familiarity with standard
equipment including GPS, and experience/training in identifying herbaceous plant