Biomass Program Assistant/Associate Position

The Biomass Program Assistant/Associate is responsible for assisting and supporting the planning and execution of program goals. Duties include research, data collection and analysis, correspondence, writing, and organization. Topics to be addressed include sustainable biomass power, forest biomass research, biomass energy, natural resource and climate policy, rural economic development, small diameter and low-value wood products markets, and blue stain pine markets. The Program Assistant/Associate needs to be self-motivated and able to work independently. This position typically requires limited out-of-state travel (1-2 times/year) and more extensive in-state travel (approx. 1 week/month). This is a full-time, 18-month term appointment with potential for permanent extension and promotion.


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Biology, Ecology, Forestry, or a similar field, or have plans to graduate by December 2017.
  • A master’s degree in one of these or a related field is preferred.
  • Experience with renewable energy, forest management, event and information coordination, group facilitation, and/or problem solving.
  • A passion for natural resource management.
  • Excellent communication skills and a disposition for working with a wide range of partners.

Full job description and application instructions
Inquiries: Angie Lottes, 314-610-2237.
Location: Hayfork, California
Deadline: September 20, 2017