Biological Science Technician (Plants) – Dixie National Forest

Position Type: Internship

Open until: Friday, March 2, 2018

Wage: $12.74-$16.00 per hour depending on experience

Location: Dixie National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT



THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT: USDA Forest Service, Dixie National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT

Assistance in carrying out a vegetation monitoring program for the Dixie National Forest.  Performance of various vegetation monitoring techniques including nested frequency, line intercept, green line, cross section, woody species regeneration and others.  Botanical surveys for rare plants.  Data input into Forest Service databases.  No housing available.




Have a valid driver’s license. Have some knowledge of Utah upland and riparian flora and plant identification techniques.  Field work required.  Incumbent must have the ability to hike over steep terrain and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.   Candidate must be willing to also perform data input/analysis duties in an office setting. Knowledge of MS Access and Excel would be useful. Camping out and overnight travel required. Some personal camping gear will be needed.

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Mark Madsen at  In the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.

Contact Information:

Mark Madsen



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