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Fisheries Technician - Seasonal California 3/19/2021 +
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Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Location:Korbel, California

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:
Conduct fisheries monitoring and assessment in conjunction with the California Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Checks and maintains out-migrant traps for juvenile salmonids.
  • Assists in surveying long-term channel monitoring reaches.
  • Conducts snorkel and electrofishing surveys for juvenile salmonids.
  • Deploys and retrieves remote water temperature sensors.
  • Assists with watercourse surveys to support Timber Harvesting Plan development.
  • Maintains legible, accurate notes.
  • Enters field data in hand-held data collection devices and in a variety of computer databases.
  • Participates actively in the Company safety program.
  • Ensures proper care, upkeep, and maintenance of personal and group assigned equipment.

Required:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communication skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats other with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Learns, applies and retain new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Desired:

  • Experience conducting electrofishing, snorkel surveys, or outmigrant trapping.
  • Experience using hand-held field data collectors and personal computers.
  • Good analytical skills including knowledge of statistical methods.
  • Experience driving 4 wheel drive pickups and all-terrain vehicles.
  • Experience navigating independently in a forest environment using maps and a global positioning system.

Required Education:

Required:

College course work in fisheries biology or related programs.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


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Associate Dean for Extension/Assistant Director for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Extension Programs Alabama 3/15/2021 +
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Organization:Auburn University

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

The College of Agriculture (COA) at Auburn University (www.agriculture.auburn.edu/ and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) (www.aces.edu) are seeking applications for the position of Associate Dean for Extension and Assistant Director for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Extension Programs. This 12-month administrative position will be located within the COA at Auburn University and fits within the organizational structures of COA and ACES. The Associate Dean/Assistant Director position reports jointly to the COA Dean and the ACES Associate Director. The position is classified as a tenure-track Extension Specialist with a COA and ACES administrative appointment. This position is a five-year appointment, subject to review. The Associate Dean/Assistant Director will be a member of the COA administrative team and a member of the ACES System Program Team to bring into alignment the programmatic visions and directions of the COA and ACES.

Responsibilities: The Associate Dean/Assistant Director provides vision and leadership in how Extension, research, academic programs, and other allied programs develop synergy to enhance collaborative research and evidence-based outcomes. The position provides coordination and leadership for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Extension Programs carried out by ACES in collaboration with the COA, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (SFWS), and Alabama A&M University. The position is responsible for the coordination and integration of Extension programs that address timely issues in areas such as improving the productivity, sustainability and profitability of the state’s diverse agriculture and horticulture industries, promoting a safe and secure food supply, increasing environmental stewardship, and developing informed consumers. The Associate Dean/Assistant Director will:

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Department Heads in the College, the SFWS Dean, ACES program units, and County Extension Offices;
  • Serve as a liaison between COA and ACES;
  • Foster entrepreneurial approaches to engage faculty in the pursuit and procurement of revenue through grants, contracts, gifts and fees to expand programming;
  • Mentor new Extension Specialists in COA and SFWS for agriculture, forestry, and natural resource programming;
  • Provide input to Department Heads and SFWS Dean for the evaluation of Extension Specialists and professional staff with ACES appointments;
  • Recommend changes to ensure constant improvement of Extension programming.
  • Lead program needs assessment activities, priority program team plan-of-work development, delivery of transformational Extension programs, outcome evaluation and Impact reporting;
  • Be responsible for the recruitment, hiring, supervision, mentoring and performance assessment of Regional Extension Agents;
  • Provide leadership to assure program alignment with the annual plan-of-work and direction set by ACES, COA, and SFWS;
  • Serve as the ACES representative to the Southern Region Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension Program Leaders Network;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to priority program team coordinators and other team leaders;
  • Foster the use of emerging pedagogy and communication technologies, including the appropriate media and social media, to engage new and diverse constituent audiences;
  • Build teamwork through communication with ACES and departmental Extension Specialists, Regional Extension Agents, and others as appropriate.

Required Education:

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Required Experience:

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Skills:

Qualifications: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a field within agricultural sciences, forestry, natural resources or related field;

Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leadership, as well as development, delivery, and evaluation of Extension programs that meet the needs of a target audience and create measurable impacts; prior experience as a department head or chair is desired.

Strong working knowledge of current agricultural, forestry, and natural resource management issues in the world, United States and Alabama;

A proactive vision of the future of Extension and the ability to effectively communicate with information users on these matters;

An outstanding performance record in previous employment and a demonstrated commitment to the Extension philosophy and mission;

Proven record in generation of revenue streams to support applied-research and/or Extension
programming;

Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication and a proven ability to interact extremely effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and external stakeholders;

Proven record of Extension leadership and scholarship to be eligible for tenure at the full professor rank in his/her appropriate academic unit in the College of Agriculture or School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Commitment to Auburn University’s core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility
requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Salary:

Negotiable


Apply By:5/8/2021

Email:brantef@auburn.edu


Posted By: Amanda Smitherman