The Texas Coastal Watershed Program (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension/Texas Sea Grant) seeks a Wetland Program Assistant. The successful candidate will: collect and install native wetland plants within the restored wetland basins at Sheldon Lake State Park and other designated wetland restoration projects; Prepare for wetland restoration workdays, including gathering, sorting and preparing equipment and materials, and cleanup and storage of said equipment; Maintain UTVs including regular maintenance and minor repairs; Keep accurate records of workdays in the field and other collected field data for reporting purposes to sponsors. Perform other job related duties as required. Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in natural resources or related field. Preferred Skills & Abilities: Experience working within the Natural Resource Science field with extensive experience using ATVs, UTVs and tractors or other related equipment; Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; Ability to supervise and direct small groups of volunteers, including middle and high school students; excellent computer skills including utilization of Word, Excel and experience with Trimble unit and Pathfinder software preferred; Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year