Do you like working outdoors? Would you like to assist in saving Pennsylvania's plants and trees from the Spotted Lanternfly? If you answered yes to these questions, the Department of Agriculture may have the position for you.
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The individual in this position assists in the control of diseases and insects affecting plant industries; conducts tree inventory and plant pest surveys. Assists in the development, implementation and reporting plant pest control projects. Establishes monitoring sites, deploys traps, inspects and maintains traps. Acts as lead worker with Forest Insect Pest Aide 1 when performing property assessments for control work. Attends meetings for committees, task forces and program meetings assigned by Supervisor. Represent the Commonwealth, PDA, or Bureau of Plant Industry at town hall meetings or environmental events, Prepares a variety of reports and records.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
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