Apply ASAP, see attached for more details.
Email a brief cover letter and resume to: Ben Hughey at ben.hughey
Position Summary :
Two Visitor Survey Technicians will coordinate with researchers at the University of
Washington (UW) and USDA Forest Service (USFS) staff to survey visitors to collect demographics
information and activity preferences for persons recreating on state and federal lands in the Middle Fork
Snoqualmie River Valley. The Survey Technicians will be stationed at identified roadside locations along
the Middle Fork Road (Forest Service Road 56) for four-hour shifts at various times and days of the week
to implement the research survey protocol. The Survey Technicians may be paired with volunteers
and/or other staff members but will also be expected to work independently.
Collected data will be provided to the University of Washington for analysis. Orientation training will be
provided by Greenway Trust, USFS, and UW staff.
Position Type & Schedule: Temporary, part-time non-exempt. Work begins approximately mid-July
through late September. Technicians will conduct 4-hour field shifts (with an additional 2 hours included
for travel to/from the site, and setup/breakdown), with 2-4 shifts weekly, for a total of 12-24 hours a
week until a total of 24 survey days have been completed. Position includes mileage reimbursement for
travel to and from survey site from Issaquah. Schedules will be agreed upon in advance and will include
a variety of mornings and afternoons on weekdays or weekends, between 8am-8pm, for the purposes of
conducting an array of survey samples.
Work Location : The Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley is less than an hour from Seattle, and
encompasses public lands popular for various types of outdoor recreation. The Survey Technicians will
work alongside the main road entering the valley, to interact with visitors at the end of their visit. To
learn more about the Middle Fork Snoqualmie, visit https://mtsgreenway.org/learn/middle-fork/
Compensation: $17.00/hour. Mileage reimbursement of $0.54/mi from Mountains to Sound Greenway
field base in Issaquah to study site outside of North Bend.