Tribal Pest Survey Specialist, 75% time

Employer: Wisconsin Tribal Conservation Advisory Council 
Location: Home-based
Application deadline: March 18, 2019
Call 920-618-1402 for a full position description
Application instructions are mentioned below

The Tribal Pest Survey Specialist performs a variety of specialized duties on participating Tribal Lands, involving the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of an early detection survey program for plant pests and weeds. 

Through partnership between Animal Plant Health Inspection Service and Wisconsin Tribal Conservation Advisory Council (WTCAC) a Tribal Pest Survey Specialist (TPSS) will work through the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program. This new position will initially be ¾ time, and will work with Wisconsin Tribes.

The TPSS performs a variety of specialized duties on participating Tribal Lands, involving the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of an early detection survey program for plant pests and weeds.

Qualifications:

  • Professional knowledge of biology as evidenced by academic training and experience in one or more of the biological sciences.
  • Knowledge of agricultural quarantine principles, state and federal pest program activities, pertinent regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Incumbent must have experience using GIS programs and GPS equipment.
  • Must have valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and insurance coverage as a condition of employment.

Competitive hourly rate. Mileage and per diem allowance provided.

To apply:

Submit letter of interest, copy of driver’s license, resume and contact information via E-mail: WTCAC1@gmail.com (Attention: Tribal Pest Survey Specialist by March 18, 2019) Call 920-618-1402 for further information and full job description.