Y2 – Seasonal Soil Technician

y2 Consultants
Jackson, WY
Job Category
Jobs Available for All Current Students, Jobs Available for Bachelor Students, Jobs Available for Master Students
$500-600/wk plus company vehicle and expenses
Start Date
May 2018

Field crews will work with an experienced crew lead, assisting in rangeland inventory surveys on public and private lands. Field work takes up about 85% of the position responsibilities. Duties will also include assisting in the collection of rangeland data. Therefore, you should have a basic understanding of rangeland monitoring techniques.


Qualified applicants should have experience and/or education in the field application of soil science. Experience should include working in western states in the field of soil science, excavating hand dug pits for the purpose of describing soil properties and features, describing soil sites, including determining landscape, landforms, landform positions, understanding surface and subsurface hydrology as it relates to soil formation, describing soil profiles, including detailed horizonation and the recording of related soil properties and features. Ability to navigate to pre-determined field locations using a Garmin or Trimble GPS unit essential.

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Applicants should email letter of interest, resume and contact information for at least three references to chuck@y2consultants.com
Include "Soil Technician" in the subject line.

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