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IRVM job openings

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

Iowa DOT: Roadside Development Specialist 2. Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Monday, January 14, 2019. For more information, click here.

The Office of Design is looking to hire a Roadside Design Specialist 2 to successfully provide technical expertise for herbicide application, in the development of transportation projects, that enhance the state and national transportation systems in Iowa.  This individual will be an essential member of a team that collaborates with numerous stake holders to develop and monitor erosion control, revegetation, and landscape projects.  This position requires strong communication skills, knowledge, and experience working with Iowa's native and agronomic plant communities, knowledge of herbicides, and the ability to manage projects in a timely manner.Requires valid  Driver's License. Shift: Days, Monday through Friday.

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.