Become a Rangeland Technician and work with the Bureau of Land Management in collaboration with the Utah Conservation Corps. Survey and monitor rangelands across the Vernal Field Office in accordance with the VFO protocol. These protocols will provide information to assess changes in rangeland health and management decisions. Additionally, this position will assess rangeland improvement projects within the VFO for compliance and quality checks. Other duties may consist of mapping invasive weeds. The technician will also assist with preparing, evaluating, and conducting biological analyses of public rangeland projects; independently develops conservation plans, assists in designing technical surveys, and performs work on rangeland construction projects.
To view the full Position Description, please go to this link: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/2023-VernalBLM-Rangeland-Technician-PD.pdf
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
• At least age 18 by the start of service term.
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must undergo and pass a National Criminal History Check.
• Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps State/National term.
• Commitment to completing their Term of Service (start date-end date).
• A valid driver’s license.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Familiar with plant Identification.
• Field experience collecting scientific data.
• Experience with GPS.
• Ability to navigate using maps/GPS.
• Experience with Rangeland management.
• Be comfortable driving/being in a 4-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads or two-tracks.
About Utah Conservation Corps
Utah Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.
UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking to gain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social services.
Utah Conservation Corps is a program of Utah State University's Center for Community Engagement.