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Natural Resource Technician - Minnesota

Sauk Rapids, MN, USA

Job Type

Full/Part time

Natural Resource Services, Inc. (NRS) is looking for qualified candidates to fill our Natural Resource Technician positions. These individuals will assist our project managers and ecologists on duties associated with prairie, woodland and wetland installations and maintenance. Projects are located primarily in Minnesota with occasional work occurring in surrounding states.

About the Company

This position is for those who enjoy working outdoors and making a positive impact on the environment, with a potential interest in establishing a career in the natural resource industry. By joining the NRS team, you will be a part of a rapidly growing company that has career advancement opportunities and values doing good work while respecting a healthy work-life balance. At NRS your input is valued and hard work is recognized and appreciated. We are a growing company that would like to provide you the opportunity to grow while further developing your knowledge and skills in the field of Restoration Ecology.


Duties and tasks could include: Operation of zero turn mowers, light utility vehicles, small power equipment and tractors with mowers and tillage/seeding equipment. General labor including hand seeding, raking, planting and weed whipping. Target specific herbicide application may also be required on some projects.

Qualifications: Strong interest in biology, ecology, forestry, botany, natural resources management or related field. Additional skills/abilities required: mechanical skills, a good/insurable driving record, ability to work unsupervised and follow directions, ability to read and interpret project specifications and site plans.

Requirements: Willingness and ability to work outside in sometimes adverse weather conditions on occasional uneven terrain. Ability to bend/lift/carry up to 50lbs. Comfortable using herbicides and a willingness to obtain a MN Commercial Applicators License if necessary. Ability to complete overnight stays and occasional weekend work may be required.

Pay Rate: Dependent on candidate’s qualifications and experience. $17-$20/hr.

Benefits: Potential for end of season bonus and annual return bonus for seasonal hourly employees. Additional benefits that may be available include: Simple IRA match, health insurance, HSA, holiday pay and monthly cell phone stipend.

Hours: Average 40-50 hrs./week. April start through the end of October if available, with potential for longer term and year-round employment.

Location: The NRS office is located in Sauk Rapids, MN. Employees report directly to the office and drive/ride in a company vehicle to the job site. Depending on the project location there may be opportunities for employees to report directly to the job site.

Natural Resource Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NRS Technician MN 2024
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To apply, send resume to:
Mike Evenocheck

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