Soil Field Technician, Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Natural Diversity Database, Univ. Wyoming
Location
NW Wyoming, based in Laramie WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Website
http://www.uwyo.edu/wyndd/
Salary
$13.50 - $15.00 / hour, depending on experience, with OT
Start Date
06/14/2017
Last Date to Apply
05/15/2017
Description
Two-person crew will navigate to designated wetlands and collect information about soil (peat thickness, mineral soil texture, redoximorphic features), vegetation, hydrology, and disturbance. Crew will be based out of Laramie (SE Wyoming) and work in NW Wyoming. After training, schedule will be 9 days on, 4 days off. Crew will car-camp and must provide their own camping equipment; we will provide housing in Laramie on days off. We will provide vehicle.
Qualifications
(1) Proficiency in recognizing features of wetland soils. (2) Careful attention to detail in making measurements, recording data, keeping track of equipment and forms. (3) Willingness to work long days, sometimes in inclement weather and with mosquitoes. (4) Willingness to walk up to 5 miles, carrying 15 - 20 pounds. (5) Willingness to work in occupied grizzly-bear habitat (we will train in bear safety). (6) Ability to navigate with map, compass, GPS receiver. (7) Valid driver's license
Contact Person
George Jones
Contact Phone
307-766-3009
Contact eMail
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