Job Title: Seasonal Seed Collection Technician Deadline to apply: August 26th Program: Native Plant Materials Program Number of positions available: 1-2 Job Description: We are hiring additional harvesters for our seed collection team! Join a crew of 5-6 restoration technicians and botanists collecting seed for restoration projects in southern Arizona. Schedule is flexible but we prefer those who can commit to a 30-40 hrs/wk schedule. Work will be based in Patagonia, AZ. Overnight travel is not required but opportunities may arise for travel work. Applicants should have an interest in native plants, habitat restoration, and/or botany. Training will be provided but we seek a motivated and quick learner who is able to work independently and has a passion for plants and ecological restoration. Applicant must have their own transportation to carpool location at the beginning of every workday, located in Patagonia, AZ.
Ability to conduct physical work in extreme weather conditions
Ability to carry up to 50 lbs
High standards of safety when working in wildlands, remote situations
Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Familiarity with plants of the southwestern U.S. a plus
Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card
Hours, Duration, and Pay: This is a full-time (30-40 hrs/week) position at $14/hour. It will last from September 16 to November 30th with the potential of extension through the end of December.
Challenges Inherent to Position During this internship, you will face extreme weather, work long days, be physically challenged, and face the mental challenge of repetitive work which is crucial for success in conservation efforts. This is a highly demanding, primarily outdoor position that requires a tolerance for extreme weather conditions, and enthusiasm for working both independently and on a team.
TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY: Visit our website: www.borderlandsrestoration.org Email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Physical Address: 1 School Street Patagonia, AZ 85624
BRN Native Plant Nursery 42 San Antonio Road, Patagonia, AZ Open T -TH 9AM-12MP, or by appointment Contact: Francesca Claverie, Nursery Manager E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number: (520) 276-2483