Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada, is recruiting a highly motivated Field Technician. The Field Technician will be conducting fieldwork in the beautiful Warner Mountains in Modoc National Forest, California, for a project assessing whitebark pine forest health. Fieldwork will include performing maintenance on established forest plots, establishing new plots, and monitoring whitebark stand dynamics and ecological characteristics in all plots, by following established whitebark pine monitoring protocol. The purpose of this project is to capture long-term trends of whitebark pine vulnerability to white pine blister rust and mountain pine beetle activity in an understudied region that can inform future management and restoration activities. Required Qualifications:

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