Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Hiring Workers to Assist with Carr Fire Recovery

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is continuing its post-Carr Fire recovery, and it’s looking for some people who want to work in the great outdoors to help out.

As the landscape continues its recovery from the devastating Carr Fire, the park is gearing up for a season filled with thrilling projects. Crews will be actively engaged in surveying for rare and invasive plant species, alongside efforts to restore native plant habitats.

These endeavors aim to enhance the visitor experience while fostering a healthier ecosystem within our beloved public lands.

To support these initiatives, The Great Basin Institute is currently seeking six crew members for seasonal positions at Whiskeytown. Here is a job description of what you can expect as a Vegetation Technician:

“The Great Basin Institute (GBI) is working cooperatively with the National Park Service (NPS) at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (WHIS) to recruit 6 Vegetation Technicians that will work with NPS staff to conduct surveys and implement management strategies for rare and invasive plants. The work will focus on a variety of objectives that contribute to a multi-year effort to promote native vegetation recovery and plant conservation in a post-fire environment at WHIS. The crew’s season will run from early-April to mid-October. The crew will work outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions (heat, cold, insects, etc.). Training and support will be provided for all duties.”

Those interested can explore more details and apply through the job posting available at www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2023-ACI-045&type=JOBDESCR.

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