Plant/soil field technician, Minnesota

Utah State University College of Natural Resources
East Bethel, Minnesota
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$9.00 per hour
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Last Date to Apply
Number of Openings: 1 Work Schedule: Varied Hours per Week: 20-40 Wage/Salary Type : Hourly Wage/Salary Amount ($): 9.00 Employment Start Date: 7/21/2018 Employment End Date : 10/31/2018 Supervisor: Leslie Forero Job Description: Employee tasks will include weeding and watering of a large plant-soil feedback experiment at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve (Minnesota), taking percent cover surveys, measuring NDVI in selected plots, sorting/weighing peak plant biomass, and taking down the experiment in the fall. There may be opportunities for learning soil genetics techniques to determine soil microbial community composition. Work hours will be up to 40 per week, but may be less; we are looking for applicants with flexible schedules willing to accept variable hour work. On-site housing is available, please contact for more information.
Required Qualifications: A valid high school diploma or GED certificate and a valid driver's license. Desired Qualifications: Flexibility in work hours/work dates Ability to work independently and to communicate well with other workers. Interest in plant-soil feedbacks. How to Apply: To apply, please submit resume to Leslie Forero at
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