Seasonal stream monitoring technicians in Utah

Please see the full position announcement for additional information:

POSITION TYPE: Full-time, temporary

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 9 in total, 3 Lead Technicians and 6 Field Technicians

WORK LOCATIONS: Multiple locations throughout Utah

PAY RATE: $13.85-$17.30, depending on experience and position. Per diem when traveling beyond base location. Health insurance provided.

DURATION: 5 months (May-September 2018) with potential for extension

All Technicians must be available for the two-week training starting May 14, 2018.

In partnership with the Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Colorado Natural Heritage Program (CNHP) is seeking experienced field technicians to collect stream monitoring data through BLM’s aquatic Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) initiative. Three field teams of three technicians each (1 Lead Technician and 2 Field Technicians) will be hired. Each team will be stationed in a separate BLM Field
Office: one each in Salt Lake City, Vernal, and Moab, Utah. The teams will work closely with Utah BLM Aquatic Biologists and other BLM staff within the Field Offices. Crews will spend 4-8 days in a row in the field, often camping away from the Field Office location. Data collection will include water quality sampling, stream habitat data, and benthic macro invertebrates.

Please see the full position announcement for additional information and required qualifications:

Email resume, cover letter, and three references (with phone numbers) to Kristin Schroder at Please indicate if you would like to be considered for the Lead Technician.

First consideration of applicants will begin February 15, 2018.
Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled or until April 30,