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Student Hourly Forestry Research Assistant

CONDITIONS: About 10 hours per week, must be available from 8am to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or 10:30am to 4pm on M, W, or F..

POSITION AVAILABLE: Work will run from early September through early November

RESPONSIBILITIES: A student assistant is needed on a Prescribed Fire/Oak Regeneration Project. The field site is located adjacent to Tuttle Creek Lake.
Knowledge of tree identification, and familiarity of plot measurement work a plus.



  • Kansas Driver's License.
  • Ability to work outside in hot and cold weather.
  • Ability to traverse very steep and uneven terrain in the woodland.

SALARY: $12/hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete the blue student employment form available in the Horticulture and Natural Resources office in 2021 Throckmorton. In the special skills section, mention that you are interested in the forestry research position. Submit the completed form to that office.Additional information: contact Dr. Charles Barden cbarden@ksu.edu, or stop by his office at 3036 Throckmorton.