The Great Basin Institute promotes environmental research, education and service through agency partnerships, such as those with the Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service. Under Cooperative or Assistance Agreements, the institute furthers professional development and workforce advancement by collaborating with resource management agencies, supporting the next generation of natural resource professionals.
We are a proud member of the national service movement. Many of our opportunities are made possible through support from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s AmeriCorps program, THE CORPS NETWORK, and NEVADA VOLUNTEERS.
FRENCH FIRE RESTORATION PROJECT
Eldorado National Forest “Caldor Fire Restoration Project”
Lassen National Forest “Dixie Fire Community Protection and Swain Mountain Experimental Forest Vegetation Management Project”
We support service to community, with national & international impact, & the ability to make a difference. We give special hiring consideration to AmeriCorps alumni and returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
As Great Basin Institute navigates the changing public health circumstances, please know that we are proactively addressing concerns surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our employees and partners is our top priority, and we have taken precautionary steps to reduce the spread of illness in our workplace. The Institute will utilize resources published by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as we continue all services while serving our partners. Please note that scheduled field work is subject to delay. Project recruiters will provide weekly status updates as we adapt to the changing schedules set by federal and state government. Institute staff are monitoring applicants daily and will continue the recruitment process by phone for all open positions. We encourage you to apply for opportunities and do not hesitate to reach out to one of our staff members if you have questions or concerns regarding the recruitment process.