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Forest Health Summer Worker

UGA Forest Health Lab

Job Field:
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Tifton, Georgia
Job Description:

This position will involve working on field and lab research projects for Forest Health and Silviculture labs. The position is stationed at the UGA Forest Health Lab ( on the UGA Tifton Campus. Tasks will include fieldwork, data entry, taking precise field measurements, cataloging samples, applying pesticides, collecting samples, rating insect damage, etc. One research project will involve travel to the Southern Appalachians for up to two weeks in the summer to collect samples. This project will involve camping, fieldwork in remote areas, and working at night to a limited extent.


Preferred experience is a high school diploma and at least one year of college experience. A Valid Driver’s license.

Basic forestry or natural resources knowledge. The ability to use Microsoft Office. Detail oriented and responsible. Good communication skills.

This position involves fieldwork with exposure to weather conditions and a limited amount of working at night during one field trip. Traversing forested conditions; bending, kneeling, and reaching often. Lifting or moving at least 30 pounds. Driving as needed to perform job duties.


How to Apply:

Apply to this position at the following link:

For questions regarding this position, please contact Elizabeth McCarty at


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