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DEFINITION: Assists the Weed Education Coordinator in the preparation, scheduling and presentation of classroom and outdoor field trips for the Missoula County Weed District. Leads groups of high school students in natural resources restoration activities for the Missoula County Weed District.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree required. Degrees best suited to this position include education, biology, botany or natural resources. Requires at least two years of experience in teaching or field education. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: Schedules, prepares supplies and makes arrangements for Leave No Weed presentations and field trips. Prepares materials for Nature Walk Week. Presents Leave No Weeds program to school classes of varying levels. Leads groups of students on outdoor field trips, volunteer workdays and interpretive walks. Maintains a current knowledge of issues including valley bioregional flora and fauna, non native species invasion, and the economic and ecological impacts of weed control. Leads nature walks, discussions and provides information. Leads discussions on integrated management techniques of noxious weeds and the four principles of the Leave No Weeds program. Participates in hands on restoration efforts in the community including: use of mechanical and biological noxious weed controls; seeding and planting; and collecting native seeds and cones. May assist other resource programs with: fence removal; trail maintenance; construction of protective vegetation exclosures and brush barriers. May assist with data collection using GPS units. Delivers noxious weed education programs to community groups or other audiences.
PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Work schedule and location may vary. Some work is performed in the weed office and may include travel to schools and other venues. Works outdoors in various weather conditions; walks over rough or uneven terrain; requires climbing, bending and stooping and occasional lifting and carrying 20-25 lbs. 25-50 lbs
TO APPLY: Submit Missoula County online application by 5:00 p.m. Friday 3/1/2013. These additional documents must be attached to your online application which may require scanning: COVER LETTER AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (UNOFFICIAL ACCEPTED). Missoula County Human Resources Department is located at 199 W Pine, Missoula, MT 59802. Mailing address 200 W Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802. For questions about online application process call 406-258-4462 or 406-258-4874 or email email@example.com . Applicants may submit a written request for any accommodation needed to participate in the application and selection process. Missoula County will consider any reasonable accommodation. The Missoula County EEOP is on file in the Human Resources Office.
Location: MISSOULA COUNTY, MISSOULA MONTANA
Compensation: $13.79 PER HOUR TEMPORARY
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