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    Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI). Primary work location will be at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) office and other designated work sites on the Island of Kauai. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

    MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,750/Mon.

    DUTIES: Collects, enters, processes and performs analysis of field biological and geospatial data related to natural area reserves on Kauai. Edits and displays geospatial data, utilizing Field-Map, ArcGIS Collector, and Survey 123 as well as other GIS software, programs and mobile devices. Conducts data analysis and produces annual reports and projections to present data for internal and external sources. Compiles information for grant reports. Conducts field monitoring and data recording related to ungulate activity and weed presence and distribution.  Records GPS points and data, including number, type, and location of plants treated, and amount of chemicals used. Fieldwork involves assisting with natural area reserve projects, such as control of non-native plant and animal species (e.g. assists with implementation of trapping grids near native plants, native ecosystem restoration, ungulate fence maintenance and construction, and weed control using pesticides). This work requires the ability to drive project vehicles both on and off road, work in and around helicopters, handle pesticides, fence maintenance and camping. Most fieldwork is conducted in natural areas requiring cross country travel (without trails). Researches and assists with grant applications to increase funding in support of native plant research and conservation.  Performs general program support duties.  Maintains accurate records, files, and tracking on all project activities. Plans, coordinates, schedules, and conducts data collection trainings for natural resource management projects. Participates in outreach and education events.

    INQUIRIES:  Kira Yamashita 956-4583 (Oahu).

    Full job posting here.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to http://www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. All RCUH employees and positions are subject to the August 5, 2021 Emergency Proclamation requiring all State/RCUH employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be subject to weekly testing for COVID-19.  All post-job offer/new hires will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated (e.g., their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) or a Negative COVID-19 Test result during the onboarding process.  Requests for a religious or medical accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccination will be handled on a post-job offer basis.  Individuals granted an accommodation will be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872.

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