Tallgrass Prairie Center

IRVM job openings

To have a job opening posted on this page please email your ad to Kristine Nemec at kristine.nemec@uni.edu.​

Minnesota DOT: Erosion Control Technician. Applications must be received by Tuesday, February 5, 2019. For more information, click here.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hiring an erosion control technician who will apply expertise and creativity to help project teams innovate solutions to complex problems, play a critical role in minimizing environmental impacts and ensuring environmental compliance, and exploring new methods for optimizing soil health and plant growth during construction.

Cerro Gordo County Conservation: Roadside Vegetation Management Internship. Applications must be received before 4:00pm on Friday, February 8, 2019. More information and the job application are available on this websitenote that the application must be filled out and mailed in.

Intern will assist the Roadside Vegetation Manager and Natural Resource Biologists with all aspects of managing roadside vegetation. This will include, but is not limited to; management of noxious weeds, controlled burns, managing roadside trees and brush, ROW vegetation planting, native seed harvesting, maintenance of existing plantings and routine maintenance of all agency equipment. Intern may also assist with other agency projects.

Linn County Secondary Road Department: Temporary Roadway Maintenance Worker. The deadline to apply is February 27, 2019. Linn County has four temporary positions to operate a variety of equipment such as tractors, mowers, and small trucks, chainsaws, pruners, brush chippers and other types of hand tools. The positions are for March 18-June 21, 2019 and for June 24-September 13, 2019. Click here for more information.

Iowa Department of Transportation - Part Time/Temporary Landscape Architecture Co-Op (Office of Design). Open until filled. Job entails field work including plant identification, tabulation of plant material for replacement, GPS mapping for landscape plans, and flagging for landscape work, photographing plant material, and other duties as described in the job ad.

Winneshiek County Secondary Roads: Roadside Management Technician Assistant. Open until filled. For more information, click here.

The Roadside Management Technician Assistant will support in a wide variety of maintenance, repair and construction activities as related to roadside right-of-way (ROW) within Winneshiek County. This will include vegetative habitat management to control unwanted vegetation and promote desirable vegetation on Winneshiek County ROW as assigned by the Roadside Manager or Secondary Roads Superintendent in accordance to ROW provisions as addressed in Section 314 Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) law and Section 317 Noxious Weed Law of Iowa Code and the Winneshiek IRVM plan.