COSA Temporary Integrated Pest Management and Conservation Technician posi tion posting

Posted

The City of Boulder is happy to present this job opportunity.

Integrated Pest Management and Conservation Technician – Temporary Position for 6 months

  • Boulder, CO
  • $16.00 – $19.00 Hourly
  • Category: Environmental Services / Miscellaneous / Parks / Natural Resources
  • Department: Parks & Recreation

OVERVIEW OF ROLE: The IPM and Conservation Technician position is a dynamic role that is part of a team of professionals who manage the natural areas of the Parks and Recreation system. They will work across multiple disciplines including IPM/restoration, wildlife management, community engagement and natural lands maintenance.

EXAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES:

Integrated Pest Management and Restoration

· Removes noxious and invasive weeds by utilizing assorted mechanical methods (digging, hand pulling, whipping, tractor and mower operation, chainsaw) and by chemical control (backpack spraying, wicking, stump treatments). May implement biological and cultural control methods.

· Assists with restoration projects such as native tree/forb planting, watering duties, re-seeding, seed collection, mulching, mitigation work and wildlife habitat enhancements.

Wildlife Management

· Performs wildlife surveys such as early morning prairie dog counts, ANS monitoring, bird observations and evening frog surveys.

· Performs wildlife mitigation with a focus on prairie dog management including relocation and utilizing exclusionary measures such as installing and maintaining barriers.

Community Engagement

· Assists with volunteer, jail crew, youth crew and community service projects.

· Assists with public environmental education and outreach programs including tabling and trail monitoring.

Natural Lands Maintenance

· Performs trash removal and restroom maintenance.

· Assists with maintenance and construction of infrastructure including fencing, trails and signage.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit: Current Job Opportunities (bouldercolorado.gov)

Please pass this on to all who may be interested.

Thank you,

Joy P. Master

Natural Lands Program Coordinator

(pronouns: She/ Her/ Hers) What’s This?

O: 303-413-7261

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Boulder Parks & Recreation

3198 Broadway | Boulder, CO 80304

www.boulderparks-rec.org