OISC OUTREACH & EDUCATION ASSOCIATE (#19609) OPEN UNTIL 12/16/2019
Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), O’ahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC), located on the island of O’ahu. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.
MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $3,400/Mon.
DUTIES: Assists with developing and implementing public outreach and education activities to raise public awareness about invasive species and generates support for OISC’s efforts to control them. Assists with developing and delivering presentations to community and school groups and drives to attend public events. Creates relevant content for social media posts. Coordinates and leads volunteer events in the field. Enters data in databases and maintains accurate records. Communicates and works with partner organizations in joint outreach efforts. Responds to reports of OISC target species from the general public. Assists with securing and maintaining access to public and private property for invasive species surveys. Assists with surveying for OISC target species on private and public property. Must be willing to routinely work irregular hours, evenings, and weekends.
INQUIRIES: Erin Bishop 266-7994 (Oahu).
FOR DETAILS ABOUT QUALIFICATIONS & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings” and search #19609.
OISC EARLY DETECTION & RAPID RESPONSE TECHNICIAN (#19603) OPEN UNTIL 12/20/2019
Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), O‘ahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) located in Kailua, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE: $2,571-$4,730/Mon.
DUTIES: Conducts Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) for priority species. Leads multi-agency rapid response actions to incipient pest species. Designs and initiates appropriate response actions to incipient pests in coordination with appropriate partner agencies. Surveys and monitors sites at high-risk for naio thrips, coqui frogs, little fire ants, and other incipient pest species. Collects, maintains and analyzes data from all operations. Shares data with partner agencies. Writes reports, management plans, and funding proposals. Analyzes data to assess progress and makes recommendations for greater project success. Fieldwork requires the ability to drive project vehicles both on and off road, work in and around helicopters, and handle pesticides. May participate in rappelling operations within the scope of training if required by the project. Acts as primary contact for public inquiries and responds to reports of OISC target species from the general public. Works with community organizations and businesses to raise awareness for pest species and to engage them, as necessary, in response operations. Plans and coordinates interagency meetings. Requires irregular hours often working in the early morning, late at night, and occasional weekends.
INQUIRIES: Nathan Dube 266-7994 (Oahu).
FOR DETAILS ABOUT QUALIFICATIONS & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings” and search #19603.
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