The Field Technician is a seasonal position. The physical requirements of this position include being able to carry a 40 lb. backpack sprayer for up to 10 hours/day and working in difficult conditions due to vegetation and topography. Work with herbicides and brush cutters is typical. This job requires flexibility in the work week as weather dictates work schedule. Travel is a regular part of the job and some projects require overnight stays up to 1 week in length.
Educational requirements include a high school diploma and coursework in biology, forestry, agriculture, botany or related field. Previous field experience in this area of work is an acceptable alternative to educational requirements. Plant identification skills will greatly increase your chances of being offered the position. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
Expected hours/week: 40-45
Start Date: Negotiable. No later than June 1, 2024
End Date: Positions available with end dates in either late August or Late October
Starting pay rate: Starting pay is $16-18/hour depending on experience and qualifications.