CNHP currently has a new job opening. The Lead Ecologist/Botanist will conduct inventories of high-quality upland and wetland plant communities, as well as rare plants within a study area. This work involves interpretation of aerial photos and other pertinent information to select sites, determining land ownership and contacting landowners regarding access, describing and demarcating plant communities, collecting vegetation, soils, identifying plant species, collecting voucher specimens of unknown plant species, and completing Heritage Program field survey forms. This position will require extensive travel and long days in the field. This position requires proficiency in scientific report writing, as well as experience using Microsoft Office programs and ArcGIS.
Closing date is February 28, 2010. For more information about the position and how to apply, please see the announcement on the Employment and Volunteering page of our website.