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The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

Job Title:                             Habitat Restorationist

Department:                      Department of Conservation

Exemption:                        Exempt

Reports to:                         Director of Conservation

Supervises:                         Volunteers, Staff from other Departments that help during fieldwork, collaborating                                                           Conservation Biologists

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SPECIFIC ZOO FIELD SKILLS

 

EDUCATION AND PRE-REQUISITES

CONDITIONS OF WORK

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Requires walking, hiking, bending, climbing, lifting, and driving of vehicles. Requires time working on a computer.

DISCOMFORT/RISKS: Work with constantly changing external groups may be physically and intellectually demanding. Occasional exposure to the extreme heat and aridity of the desert environment will occur.

HOLIDAY/EVENING WORK: Holiday, weekend and evening work may be required.

TRAVEL: Regular travel in the deserts of California in carrying out job responsibilities. Occasional travel to attend workshops, conferences, symposiums and meetings nationally will be necessary. Rarely, international travel in support of conservation projects in other countries.

EQUIPMENT USED

Standard biological fieldwork equipment, PC and/or Apple computer, general office equipment, telephone, radio, electric and gas cart, manual and automatic transmission vehicles, digital camera, audio-visual equipment, camping equipment, among others.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification, including projects in locations other than Southern California.

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