Water Resources Summer Intern

Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Position Title: Water Resources Summer Intern

Position Type:  Internship

Organization Name: Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District

Organization Website: www.upperbigblue.org

Location (City, State):  York, Nebraska

Job Description/Duties:

  • Installation of soil moisture monitoring equipment.
  • Assist in the collection of groundwater samples.
  • Conduct inspections of irrigation flow meter installations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications or Skills Required:

Individuals with interests in natural resources and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply. Employment preference is given to college students with agronomy, water sciences, environmental sciences, and natural resources majors.

Working conditions will involve exposure to heat, humidity, dust, and pollen. Candidates may be required to lift up to 40 lbs., operate an ATV, and interact with agricultural producers and District staff. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in agriculture, natural resources, or environmental sciences.

Salary & Benefits:

$10.50/hour
A minimum of 40 is guaranteed

Contact Information:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to: Marie Krausnick, Water Department Manager, UBBNRD, 319 East 25th St., York, NE 68467