Job Purpose: The lead forest ecology research technician is responsible for supervising and training a crew consisting of student research technicians for the duration of summer lab activities on a long-term research project investigating forest recruitment as an indicator of climate-induced range shifts in Pacific Northwest Forests. The lead research technician is responsible for leading data collection on forest recruitment and forest structure across five long-term forest research plots located in the Siuslaw and Willamette National Forests in Oregon. Specific lead technician responsibilities include supervision and training of student research technicians, transporting the field crew to sampling locations, maintaining safety awareness and practices, maintainin

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