BLM-Range/Weeds Internship

Western Colorado Conservation Corps
Grand Junction, CO
Job Category
$16.00 to 18.00 per hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Under the direction of a higher-level technician or specialist, perform routine and recurring weed management activities for the BLM. Operate, maintain, and inventory weed management equipment (tools, monitoring/mapping equipment, pesticide applicators, etc.). Under the direction of a higher-level technician or specialist, safely mix, maintain, and calibrate herbicides and pesticides for use in rangeland environments. Ensure all activities comply with existing protocols and policies as they relate to weed management.
The applicant should be able to work well independently and as part of a team. The applicant should be familiar with tablets to collect field data and be able to orient themselves in the field using GPS, maps, and aerial photos. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be able to maneuver on 4-wheel drive roads and will need a competed government security background check. The applicant needs to have current first aid and CPR certifications. Physical Requirements: The applicant should be physically able to complete full days of rigorous fieldwork that includes hiking long distances (5+ miles) in rough and steep terrain. The applicant must be able to work and hike cross-country in inclement weather conditions (20 – 100+ degrees Fahrenheit) while carrying 40-pound pack.
Contact Person
Tiffany Weimer
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