Conservation Technician up to 4
Grand Portage National Monument, Resource Division
Negotiable, depending on qualifications. Housing isavailable for duration of employment (approximately March – September) Flexible start and end dates for students.
In a developmental capacity, learn to conduct resource conservation work such as:
- trail maintenance
- exotic/invasive plant management
- light construction of bat condo
- historic masonry repair
- wildlife acoustic monitoring
- forest pruning
- tree planting
- basic wildland firefighting
- other duties/special projects
Pay commensurate with academic achievement, knowledge, skill and experience.
Must be 18-35 years of age. Must be willing to work outside on a diversity of projects in all kinds of weather while maintaining a positive attitude. Must be able to communicate well with various project mentors, community members and fellow crew members. Must be fit enough for arduous duty and be able to pass a fitness test that entails carrying a 45 pound pack for three miles within 45 minutes. Basic first aid and CPR preferred.
Grand Portage requires a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing for all positions. American Indian Preference will apply.