Middle Republican NRD Summer Internship

Posted: Wednesday, April 5, 2017


The Middle Republican NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management or agronomy. The purpose of the intern program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work experiences with an emphasis on water management. This is a full-time temporary position (mid-May to mid-August) that pays $10.00 per hour. Working hours are 8AM to 5PM (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday. Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors. Interns will work with staff from the NRD, Irrigation consultants, and producers.

Job Duties:

  • Collect soil moisture monitoring data
  • GPS coordinate data collection and lad survey
  • Irrigation system efficiency checks
  • Assist with educational activities
  • Assist NRD Staff with clerical work, plan documentation
  • Collect Ground Water static water level measurements
  • Tree Planting
  • Performs various tasks including hand labor (must be able to lift 50lbs.)
  • Will maintain a Valid Nebraska Vehicle Operators License to operate district vehicles
  • Carries out other tasks assigned by the managerial staff necessary for daily operations of the district.

To apply, mail or email a cover letter and resume before April 24, 2017 to:
Middle Republican NRD
Attn: Sylvia Johnson
P.O. Box 343
Curtis, NE 69025
Email Sylvia Johnson: sjohnson@mrnrd.org

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