Seasonal Soil Technician, Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants

Wyoming

Job Title: Seasonal Soil Technician

Organization: Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants

Responsibilities:

  • Travel and sample rangeland sites throughout the state of Wyoming
  • Navigate to rangeland sites using a GPS and a 4-wheel vehicle to collect accurate field data using
  • a Microsoft tablet
  • Read maps and use Trimble GPS to find remote locations
  • Dig soil pits and identify soil horizons
  • Classify texture and color soils
  • Identify Ecological Site Description (ESD) based on collected vegetation and soil data

Qualifications:

  • 15 semester hours of education from an accredited university in subjects such as soil genesis, pedology, soil chemistry, soil physics, and soil fertility or
  • any of the 4 certifications from the Soil Science Society of America
  • Experience classifying soil composition and texture
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to hike difficult terrain in variable weather conditions
  • Skilled in operating UTVs
  • Willingness to travel and camp overnight across Wyoming
  • Previous AIM training a plus, but not required

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email their resume to Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com. Please contact Jenna with additional questions regarding this position at 307-684-2112.