City of Eugene - Hendricks Park Forest Seasonal Worker

Eugene, OR 97401

Posted: 03/25/2024 Industry: City of Eugene Job Number: 3252401 Pay Rate: $17/hr

Job Description

2024 Hendricks Park Forest Seasonal Job Description

Purpose:

This position supports city staff in meeting the goals of the Hendricks Park Forest Management Plan. The primary purpose and task of this position is invasive species management, to be completed by the seasonal employee independently and in cooperation with other City and temporary staff. This is a part time role, working approximately 24 hours per week, April through June.

Goals:

  • Work with staff to implement plans for invasive species control in the forest
  • Conduct invasive species removal in the forest independently and in small groups.
  • Support staff in achieving other goals as laid out in the Hendricks Park Forest Management Plan

Tasks may include:

  • Invasive species control of targeted species, manually or by machine
  • Survey extent of invasive species populations of target invasives and input data into data collection applications
  • Coordinate with HP Volunteer Coordinator and Ridgeline Ecologist on weekly/monthly work plans

Skills desired:

  • Knowledge of safety principles as relevant to outdoor physical work
  • Familiar with Willamette Valley forest native and non-native species
  • Experience with best practices of invasive species removal, both manual and mechanical
  • Ability to work independently

Required for this position:

  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Available to work a regular schedule of up to 24 hours per week, April 2024 through June 2024, Wednesday through Friday schedule preferred

 

The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.
 
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.
 
The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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