Seasonal Intern-North Dakota

Agency
Morton County Soil Conservation District
Location
Mandan, ND
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
05/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
02/28/2019
Website
http://mcscd.com/
Description
The Morton County Soil Conservation District is a political subdivision headquartered in Mandan, ND. The SCD is governed by a board of three elected and two appointed supervisors and currently has three employees: A District Secretary, a District Technician, and a 319 Watershed Coordinator. The Morton County SCD (MCSCD) is looking to hire a seasonal intern position that aids existing staff in implementing conservation on an agricultural landscape. Employees at Morton County SCD work with landowners and producers on a daily basis to help incorporate conservation practices into existing agricultural operations through voluntary programs. The seasonal/temporary position will assist the District Technician, District Watershed Coordinator, and District Secretary with job duties as needed. Hours will range from 10-40+ per week, depending on work availability. Some of the job duties include, but are not limited to: Assist in picking up trees and stocking in cooler Manage and care for tree stock Assist with tree plantings Operate ATV and/or tractor Transport equipment and machinery using enclosed and gooseneck trailers Collect biologic samples, such as water, soil, and manure Use a Trimble GPS Help monitor and checkout practices Map practices and plans in ArcGIS/Toolkit Assist in putting together Tree Planting, Grazing, and other conservation plans Work with the general public to answer questions both over the phone and in face to face situations Handle payment for services provided Participate in the organization and planning of field tours, workshops, educational activities, and achievement programs Help to prepare and format quarterly newsletters Attend training sessions when approved by the district board of directors Report monthly to the district board of supervisors on activities and accomplishments General office work- filing, mailing, filling out forms, answering phones, etc. Work closely with all office staff Perform other related duties as requested by the district board of directors Salary: DOE Expected Start Date: April 2019
Qualifications
Requirements: Valid Driver’s License Applicants may be required to submit to drug tests and a federal background check Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Email Resume and Cover letter
Contact Person
Chet Zapzalka
Contact Phone
701-989-6288
Contact eMail
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