The Gunnison County Public Works Department is accepting applications for a Weed Management Program Seasonal Technician. The opening is a 36 hour per week, $17.90 per hour position with an expected term of June – November 2017. Schedule may include weekend work and long days in rough terrain during field season. Duties will include assisting in the implementation of the Upper Gunnison River Watershed Weed Management Plan, cooperating with partner agencies in completing noxious weed control activities, working with the public to promote weed management, developing educational materials, and leading field tours and events focused on noxious weeds. Applicant must be able to work cooperatively with partner agencies, communicate effectively orally and in writing and to speak publicly.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•Graduation with (or pursuing) an accredited four-year college or university degree in agriculture, land management, environmental sciences or closely related field.
• Two years of college and 8 months experience as a pesticide applicator with a Certified Operator’s License.