Seasonal Crew Member, Teton County Weed and Pest

Jackson Hole, Wyoming 

Organization:  Teton County Weed and Pest

Type of opportunity: Seasonal, full-time, internship potential

Contact: Coleton Rives, crives@tcweed.org, or Amy Girard, agirard@tcweed.org, (307) 733-8419

Duties:

  • Noxious weed control within the district including: Bridger-Teton National Forest, National Elk Refuge, Wyoming Game & Fish feed grounds, and Grand Teton National Park
  • Mosquito abatement programs for public health & safety
  • Float the Snake River
  • Noxious weed inventory using GPS/GIS technology
  • Biological control of weeds
  • Education and outreach

Desired qualifications:

  • Prior noxious weed identification or mosquito abatement experience, education/ experience in botany, entomology, ecology, biology, or related field preferred
  • Ability to learn and identify weeds and pests quickly
  • Should be physically able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs and be able to walk for extended periods while carrying a 4 gallon backpack.

Start and end dates: May 15 – August 15, 2016

Salary/pay: Competitive pay, paid training, and dormitory style housing available. Can work with your university if internship credit is needed.

Link to more information: Visit the Teton County Weed and Pest employment page or download the job announcement.

How to apply: Please complete an application and return with cover letter, resume, and references.

Application deadline: March 31, 2016

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