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Field Technician

MPG Ranch is seeking a field technician to assist with irrigation, weed control, and other restoration efforts. The season will run approximately early May to mid August. The workweek will consist of four ten-hour workdays. Occasional weekend days will be required.


Installing and maintaining drip irrigation systems
Towing a trailer with water tank to hand water plantings
Operating and maintaining center pivots, wheel lines, hand lines, and k-lines
Backpack spraying and manually removing noxious weeds
Assisting with other restoration and maintenance projects

Required Qualifications

Possess a valid drivers license
Able to lift 50 lbs
Comfortable working with herbicide
Knowledge of the region’s native plants and invasive weeds
Manual labor experience
Able to work both independently and with a crew

Pay rate:

$15 per hour. Travel costs to and from MPG will be reimbursed as a stipend.

Application Instructions:

Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to
Include “Field Technician” in subject line.
Please write cover letter in body of email and attach resume (preferably as PDF).