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Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 30 college credits
• 30 college credits in horticulture, forestry, plant pathology, botany, entomology, environmental studies/plant
science, or a biological science primarily related to the scientific study of plants.
• Possession of a current, valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle (reimbursement for mileage).
• Ability to navigate and read maps; tree identification skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION: Visual surveyor for presence of insects and pests of concern.
Field surveyors taking leaf samples in commercial orchards.
Insect surveyor setting up insect traps in various locations, servicing traps and property packaging insect specimens to laboratories for identification.
Coordinator of data, survey record maintenance and survey supplies.
Survey mapping assistant.
Maintenance of diagnostic records and report compilation.
All positions require:
Attention to detail, ability to follow directions and good record keeping is needed. Able to work in all types of outdoor environments in all types of weather. Good communications skills with the general public.
Additional duties include:
Maintenance of daily and weekly records of inspection work. Inspection and survey of residential properties, businesses, and densely populated treed areas for the presence of plum pox virus.
Duties require fast walking, bending, squatting, working outdoors in various terrains, inclement weather, and close proximity to poison ivy.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.