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Students are you interested in working in a diverse and challenging job? Are you passionate about agriculture, plant ID, and water quality. Do you enjoy talking to people? This might be the position for you.

Job Position: Summer Watershed Technician

Start Date: May 6, 2016

End Date: September 1, 2016

Job Summary:

  • Work with agriculture producers to promote watershed programming

  • $18-20/hour 40 hours/week

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend local events and festivals to promote the watershed

  • Responsible for invasive species monitoring, develop a monitoring plan for invasive species, and track monitoring activities on the online database

  • Advertise, organize, and plan events such as a kids day at Thomson Lake to educate kids on watersheds

  • Work independently to collect and test water samples

  • Report to and take direction from a management committee

  • The student will develop problem solving, decision making, and navigational skills to meet goals and expectations

  • They will learn interpersonal skills such as team building, conflict management, and relationship building

Knowledge, Abilities and Personal Suitability

  • Knowledge of agriculture industry

  • Knowledge of soil, water, & plant identification  

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision

Credentials and Experience

  • Student returning to studies in Agricultural or Environmental Science

  • Driver’s License

  • Access to vehicle

Please send resumes to tech@oldwiveswatershed.com