South Central Wyoming
Job Title: Reclamation Field Technician
Organization: KC Harvey Environmental Consulting
Type of opportunity: KC Harvey is an environmental consulting and field services firm headquartered in Bozeman, Montana; seeking Reclamation Scientists, Range Ecologists, Environmental Scientists, Weed Scientists, or Biologists to conduct vegetation surveys and assist with reclamation activities.
- Conduct environmental compliance monitoring including vegetation monitoring and stormwater inspections
- Identify plants using a key
- Observe and record rangeland health conditions
- Identify soil erosional features
- Control weeds using truck, ATV/UTV, or backpack mounted herbicide spray equipment
- Collect location data using GPS
- Assist with site specific reclamation plans
- Summarize field data
- Install erosion control best management practices
- Re-vegetate disturbed areas by seeding
- Install and maintain snow fences and fencing/grazing enclosures
Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s degree graduates and current students will be considered for positions. Candidates with experience or coursework related to range plant identification are preferred. Applicants must be able to maintain a positive attitude and be willing to learn. Candidates must work well as part of a team and be willing to work outdoors doing fieldwork. Map use and interpretation skills are required. Candidates must be willing to maintain high standards of safety, have a clean driving record, and participate in pre-employment drug screening. Due to vehicle insurance requirements, candidates must be 21 years of age or older as of start date.
Start and end dates: Positions are full time and seasonal, from April through November 2020. Additional positions are open for current students beginning in mid-May until mid-August. Employment beyond these dates is possible depending on project needs.
Salary/pay: Travel to southern Wyoming is required. Pay DOE from $14-17/hr. plus overtime. Lodging and a meal allowance are provided.
How to apply: To apply, email a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial or official), and a list of three references to the address below:
KC Harvey, Environmental, LLC
376 Gallatin Park Drive
Bozeman, MT 59715
Application deadline: Positions open until filled.