Position: Invasive Species Technician

 

Location: S/M Community


Salary: $15.00/per hour Non Exempt

Reports to: Ecology Department Manager

Full-Time, 40 hours per week

2 positions available

Posting Date: 5-10-19


Closing Date: 5-17-19
 

Every employee of Stockbridge Munsee Community is expected to present themselves in a professional manner to customers as well as other departments. Stockbridge Munsee Community strives to provide a positive team environment where everyone contributes.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Job start dates will be decided upon hiring.  The position will run up to 600 hours during the summer months.  Technician positions will focus on invasive non-native plant management. Some data entry will also be required.  An extensive amount of field work is required with these positions and technicians may be exposed to adverse weather conditions and terrain, pesticides, biting insects, etc.  Technicians will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment which will be supplied by employer.  All positions will be trained and overseen by Stockbridge-Munsee personnel.

DUTIES

  1. Extensive manual and chemical control of invasive plants with hand-tools and herbicides.
  2. Will also be required to mix and apply herbicide according to label requirements and Stockbridge-Munsee Pesticide Protocols.
  3. Data sheets, which include surveying and mapping information, will need to be completed for all invasive treatments.
  4. Technicians may also be required to participate in educational programs dealing with invasive species awareness. 
  5. Technicians will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment which will be supplied by employer. 
  6. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.
  7. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
  8. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  9. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.
  10. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.  The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be 18 or older.
  2. Applicants must be a graduate or enrolled in undergraduate or associate level coursework.  Applicants must be capable of acquiring a Wisconsin Pesticide Applicators License.  Training and license fees will be paid by the employer.
  3. Strong ability to identify terrestrial invasive plant species.
  4. Ability to complete tasks effectively and efficiently when unsupervised.
  5. Experience with GPS equipment, GIS software, and basic computer programs are preferred.
  6. Access to a mobile phone is preferred.
  7. Properly licensed to operate a motor vehicle to access daily work areas.
  8. Physical requirements:  The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required.  Heavy items (e.g. packs and equipment up to 50 pounds) must be lifted and carried on a routine basis.
  9. Hours worked are flexible, but not to exceed 40 hours a week.
  10. Must pass pre-employment drug and health screening.  Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
  11. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance are required.  Must obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license within 30 days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver’s license.  Must meet and maintain the eligibility to operate a personal or tribal vehicle under the driver acceptability guidelines as established by Mohican Nation Insurance.
  12. Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.

How To Apply

Download and Fill Out Application 

Print Job Description 

Mail or Fax Application to:

Stockbridge-Munsee Human Resources
P.O. Box 70 Bowler, WI 54416 or (715) 793-4380

WE ARE A DRUG FREE EMPLOYER CANDIDATES MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN AND REMAIN DRUG FREE

 

The Stockbridge Munsee Community operates as an equal opportunity employer. Except Indian Preference is given in accordance with the Tribal Employment Preference Ordinance.

 

Although an interview may be granted, this does not determine that the candidate fully meets the qualifications until it is determined by the interview team.