TWO (2) EXPERTS FIELD TECHNICIANS IN FORESTRY INVENTORIES

Offer period: 
3 Aug 2020 to 13 Aug 2020
Offer ID: 20-029-24704Resolved

CREAF is seeking for two field technicians, for the LIFE project “Innovative Forest Management Strategies to Enhance Biodiversity in Mediterranean Forests. Incentives & Management Tools” (LIFE17 BIORGEST NAT/ES/000568) and for the SISEBIO project (“Biodiversity Monitoring Global Program of Catalonia”). The contracts are full time for three months, from September to November 2020.

TASKS
- Installation of large permanent plots in forest habitats (forests, scrubland and grassland).
- Sampling of vegetation structure using forest inventory methodologies.
- Support on biodiversity sampling tasks.
- Collection of soil samples.

REQUIREMENTS
- Degree or equivalent in Biology or Environmental Sciences.
- Expertise in research work on ecology and forest inventories.
- Experience in freshwater fauna and habitats surveys.
- Full experience and availability for field work.
- Driving license type B.

ASSESSABLE CONDITIONS
- Knowledge in sample soil methods.
- Expertise in freshwater fauna and habitats surveys
- Expertise in botany, in the identification of flora and in the realization of floristic inventories.
- Basic knowledge of GIS and databases
- Experience in citizen science.
- Knowledge of Catalan.

SELECTION PROCES AND CRITERIA
The selection process is led by the Research Project team, and will be overseen by the Management Office and the Human Resources Area of CREAF. This process consists of:
1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a résumé, a cover letter (maximum 500 words) and the questionnaire attached to the offer (filled), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.cat, until 13 august 2020, indicating the reference code of the offer. Applications referred to another portal, other than CREAF job openings section and the instructions included in this, will not be accepted.
2. Pre-selection: determination of compliance with the minimum requirements of the offer.
3. Selection: assessment of the preselected candidates by scoring based on objective criteria.
4. Final decision: in case of finding the suitable person, the election will be formally communicated to him/her, and the identification of the chosen person will be published on CREAF job openings section.

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