Reclamation Field Technician, KC Harvey Environmental Consulting

 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. 

Duties:

  • 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:

 Travis Kimsey 

tkimsey@kcharvey.com 

KC Harvey, Environmental, LLC 

376 Gallatin Park Drive 

Bozeman, MT 59715 

Application deadline: Positions open until filled.