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Botanist 7/28/2018

Cardno Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA
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Cardno is seeking a project hire with junior staff to conduct vegetation identification, sampling and monitoring fieldwork for approximately 16 working days as part of a two-man team. Fieldwork will continue in August and be completed no later than September 15. The ideal candidate will be experienced in identifying northwest vegetation in the field and be able to work outdoors.

The project involves vegetation sampling at a mitigation site in Auburn. Sampling methods will be reviewed but knowledge of northwest wetland plants a bonus. Applicant will need to provide their own outdoor foul weather gear; sampling gear and mileage provided.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Support collection of woody and emergent cover and density data at mitigation sites
Collect invasive cover, woody cover, tree density and shrub density data
Collect emergent, invasive, and cattail cover point-intercept data
Complete field forms
Requirements Qualifications:

Course work in botany
Some field experience in identifying northwest vegetation including wetland vegetation preferred

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

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