Plant/soil field technician, Minnesota
Utah State University College of Natural Resources
Number of Openings: 1
Work Schedule: Varied
Hours per Week: 20-40
Wage/Salary Type: Hourly
Wage/Salary Amount ($): 9.00
Employment Start Date: negotiable, ideally 6/10/2018
Employment End Date: negotiable, ideally 9/15/2018
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. Employees will have the opportunity to implement an independent research project.
Work hours will be up to 30 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.
A valid high school diploma or GED certificate and a valid driver's license.
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