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Field Technician | Experiment Maintenance

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


Maintenance of experimental plots (Weeding, Hoeing, spraying, etc.)
Constructing and planting native flowerbeds
Native seed collection, cleaning, and packaging
Backpack spraying and manually removing noxious weeds
Assisting with other restoration and maintenance projects

Required Qualifications:

Possess a valid drivers license
Mode of transportation to and from ranch
Able to lift 50 lbs
Comfortable working with herbicide
Manual labor experience
Able to work both independently and with a crew

Desired Qualifications:

Knowledge of Montana’s flora and fauna

This job consists of bending, squatting, sitting, kneeling, and standing for long hours in all types of weather. Some days we will pick weeds for the whole 10 hours. Other days, we will hike all day collecting seed. Being physically able and coming to work with a positive attitude, rain or shine, are the biggest requirements!

Pay rate:

$15-16 per hour DOE.

Application Instructions:

Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to
Include “Experiment Maintenance” in subject line.
Please write cover letter and list references in body of email and attach resume as a PDF.