MKWA Field Technician/Volunteer Leader Position

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 in Department of Hawaiian Home Lands


Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit

Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance

I. SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance (MKWA), located on the Island of Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

As Field Technician, conducts restoration of mesic/montane forest including seed collection and processing, site preparation, out-planting and seed broadcast, and monitoring of native species at restoration areas. Collects and analyzes technical field data. Works with other field assistants to control alien plants and other resource management work. As volunteer leader, coordinates and leads volunteer restoration activities and leads public education efforts working closely with MKWA Coordinator. Interacts with volunteers, conservation community, schools, community organizations, media, civic leaders, and local hunting community. Assists in the preparation of reports, and prepares publications, press releases and other public outreach documents. Develops content and curriculum for classroom presentations on natural resource management and forest restoration programs.

Aloha everyone,

The Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance Field Tech/Volunteer leader will be advertised from April 15th to April 30th.  It will be in the Hawaii Tribune Herald and RCUH website.  Call if you have any questions.

A hui hou,


Cheyenne Hiapo Perry
Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance Coordinator
160 Baker Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
Mobile: (808) 937-5170, Office: 933-0622, Fax: 974-4255
Email: [email protected]