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Y2 CONSULTANTS, INC.

NATURAL RESOURCE TECHNICIAN

Y2 Consultants, inc. is an Environmental & Engineering Consulting Firm located in Jackson, Wyoming.  Y2's natural resource department focuses on providing rangeland inventory and monitoring services for private clients on public land. Y2 is currently hiring two (2) natural resource technicians to join our team for the 2014 field season. Positions are based out of the main office in Jackson, Wyoming but majority of field work is located in Nevada and other portions of western Wyoming.  Ability to travel and have a flexible schedule is required for this position.

DUTIES:  Field crews will work with an experienced crew lead, assisting in rangeland inventory surveys on public lands.  Field work takes up about 85% of the position responsibilities.  Inventory duties include ability to navigate to pre-determined field locations using a Garmin or Trimble GPS unit, completing data sheets to their entirety and utilizing basic plant ID skills.  Familiarity with line-intercept, point-intercept, green-line, PFC, utilization, nested and pace frequency.  Al technicians will be responsible for driving (all-terrain vehicles) and hiking to inventory sites.  Work is in rugged and remote areas of Nevada and Wyoming.  Office work consists of mainly data entry and weighing plant samples collected in the field.  Technicians must be physically able to complete job.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Qualified applicants should have experience and/or education in rangeland management, natural resources, biological sciences, plant identification, soil science or general plant taxonomy and the ability to follow directions and safety protocols.  Applicants must be experienced with 4WD vehicles and small trailers, GPS navigation, and have had a clean driving record for the past 3 years.  Experience with ATVs and UTVs beneficial.  Must be capable of hiking and camping for up to 8-9 nights.  Must be able to squat/kneel for extended periods of time for data collection.  Proficiency with Microsoft programs necessary. Experience with ArcGIS software desired but not required.

SALARY:  $600/week, plus all expenses (food, lodging, gas, and company vehicle) covered during 10-day field stint.

SCHEDULE:  Positions will start in May and continue through September, with a possibility to extend later into the season.  A field schedule of 10-days on/4-days off will be followed.  Work days are long and vary in length of 8-12 hrs/10 days when in the field.  Applicant will need to use personal camping supplies during the 10-days.  Crews will return to Jackson, Wyoming on day 10 of field stint.

Applicants should E-MAIL letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three references to jobs@y2consultants.com.  Please put "Natural Resource Technician" in the subject line.

Open until filled.

For more information, please visit our website: http://www.y2consultants.com


THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Ensign Ranch & Recreation Facility

Summer Internship Opportunity

Mid-May through Labor Day

Satisfy college internship requirements
Interact with youth and people with special needs
Work with missionaries; Prepare for a mission
Strengthen your testimony of the Gospel
Get work experience in many area: horses, cooking, campground maintenance, etc.

A stipend will be paid according to level of experience and availability

509-656-2344 - Ask for Ensign Ranch Manager, Larry Hallows
3551 Hundley Road, Cle Elum, WA 98922
ensignranchcamp@ldsmail.net


THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Ensign Ranch and Recreation Facility
 
Summer Wrangler - Internship Opportunity

Work with horses and conduct trail rides
Satisfy college internship requirements
Interact with youth and people with special needs
Work with missionaries; Prepare for a mission
Strengthen your testimony of the Gospel
Get work experience in many areas

Safety-minded individuals with riding experience are needed from mid-May through Labor Day

Must be able to demonstrate horsemanship skills, and be willing to perform other general camp maintenance or janitorial work as needed.  A stipend will be paid according to level of experience and availability.

509-656-2344 - Ask for Ensign Ranch Manager, Larry Hallows
3551 Hundley Road, Cle Elum, WA 98922
ensignranchcamp@ldsmail.net

 
ROYALTON FARMS

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Agriculture and Food Science Department

Opportunity to learn livestock production from Conception to Consumer

Wagyu Beef, Berkshire Pork, Passover Lambs

Farm-to-Table

Royalton Farms on Dairy Hill, Vermont

Contact Brother Powell powellke@byui.edu for more information


HELP HAITI

Help us teacher others agricultural and environmental skills which they can use to improve their lives and build sustainable communities.

Reforestation, Community Agriculture

Summer 2014

Send resume to apico@sustain-haiti.org

Learn more at www.sustain-haiti.org

 

ARI RANCH

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE

Come spend your spring and summer in the sand hills of Nebraska

When:  Internship starts April 14th
Where:  ARI Ranch in Nebraska
What is involved:  The opportunity to learn the business of cattle ranching.  This includes breeding, calving, turnout, and general ranch management.
Who to contact:  Brother Lamb at lambj@byui.edu or visit with him in his office.



ROCKIN' R RANCH

Antimony, Utah

Internship

We are interested in inviting BYU-I students as interns to be a part of what we do.  We operate a working cow ranch all year.  We run approximately 500 mother cows.  We also have a guest ranch open year round.  The guest ranch part of the Rockin' R offers guided trail rides, hiking, tubing, and a wide range of other activities. The ranch also houses a program called Cowboy College that teaches young adults about the cowboy way of life to help them learn some fundamental such as responsibility and trust.  We want to offer internships to BYU-I students because we know they share the strong values we appreciate in our workers both for the quality of work, and as examples.  We want this intership to be available for students on all three tracks at BYU-I.

If you would like more information about the ranch and what we do, our website is www.rockinrranch.com.


WESTERN AGCREDIT

Spanish Fork, Utah

Internship

RESPONSIBILITY:  Various job responsibilities based on needs of the credit and appraisal departments.  The successful applicant will gain exposure and experience in all areas and departments within the company.  Some of these duties may include:  Assisting in processing mortgage and commercial loans, special projects within the Loan Documentation Department, completing annual Commodity Studies, assisting the Marketing Director with Customer Appreciation BBQs and/or trade shows, assisting with inspections of chattel collateral, experiencing the real estate appraisal process, and other duties and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant must have a basic understanding of production agriculture.  Applicant must have ability to interact effectively and work well with people at all levels and to convey ideas clearly as well as skills in planning and organization.  Applicant must be a self-motivator with a good work ethic.  Applicant must have the ability to exercise initiative and judgment.  Mobility on unimproved properties and ability to lift 40 pounds or more required.  Some travel required in performance of job.

GENERAL DATA:  Western AgCredit provides commercial and mortgage lending services to agricultural producers in the Intermountain area.  Position includes competitive salary, incentive programs, and benefits package.

FINAL FILING DATE:  Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2014, or until the position is filled.

To be considered for this position, send letter of application, copy of university transcript, and personal resume to Kimberlynne Carter at klc@westernagcredit.com or Western AgCredit, P.O. Box 95850, South Jordan, UT 84095-0850.  Please mark all correspondence "CONFIDENTIAL".  If you have any questions or need additional information, please call (801) 571-9200.



GARDINER ANGUS RANCH

Internship

Gardiner Angus Ranch is seeking student interns from Land-Grant, agricultural universities who are interested in animal genetics, animal nutrition, animal health, reproductive management and/or marketing of purebred cattle.  Applicants should be junior or senior undergraduate students with a background or major related to animal agriculture.

The goal of the internship program is to increase the knowledge and ability of undergraduate students in ranch management and marketing of purebred cattle and to enhance their potential to become leaders in the livestock industry.

Selection criteria include: 1) livestock industry background and experience; 2) academic performance and extracurricular activities; 3) career goals and leadership potential; and 4) work ethic and attitude.

A 10-week internship is available in the fall and in the spring (flexible timing based on college curriculum).  Dates and activities associated with each internship period are outlined below:

SPRING: JANUARY - APRIL

During this time of year completion of AI breeding, ultrasound pregnancy diagnosis, superovulation of donors and embryo collection, semen testing of sale bulls, preparation of sale cattle and conducting the Spring Sale are the main activities.  Interns would participate in the AI program, become familiar with ultrasonography for pregnancy diagnosis and fetal sex determination, and be involved in all aspects of the pre-sale planning and sale procedures. The ranch sells over 1,600 head in the Spring Sale, the largest sale of the year.

INTERN DUTIES:  Interns will receive training and assist in the following: heat detection, record keeping, treating donors for superovulation, monitoring cows and calves for sickness, operating heavy equipment, feeding silage and hay, freeze branding, assisting in semen collection and bull evaluation, preparing and proofreading sale catalog, daily handling and moving of sale cattle.

FALL:  AUGUST - NOVEMBER

Fall activities focus on completing the calving season, conducting the Fall Sale, gathering cow/calf pairs and heifers from summer pastures, processing calves, collection of embryos and beginning the AI breeding season.  Interns would participate in calving watch, sale planning, gathering cattle from pastures on horseback, treating donors for superovulation and beginning the AI breeding program.  The ranch breeds over 1,200 heads of registered females and transfers embryos to 1,300 recipient cows during the fall breeding season.

INTERN DUTIES:  Interns will receive training and assist in the following: calves, record keeping, monitoring cows and calves for sickness, vaccination of calves, operating heavy equipment, feeding silage and hay, freeze branding, moving cattle on horseback, sorting and moving bulls for private treaty and production sales, conducting the Fall Sale, estrus synchronization and heat detention of cattle.

Interns will be provided with housing on the ranch, but will be responsible for their own meals.  Each intern must provide proof of health insurance.  The work schedule at GAR is typically 6 or 6-1/2 days per week.  Work days often begin at 7 am and may not be complete until after 6 pm.  Additional free time can be arranged with advance notice.  In addition to educational opportunities on the ranch, interns will be presented with the opportunity to learn from veterinary professionals, feedlot operators, nutritional consultants, sale consultants and processing plant managers during the 10-week internship period.  Each intern will receive a $2000 stipend upon successful completion of the 10-week internship.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Eligibility:

·       Undergraduate Junior or Senior at land-grant or agricultural university
·       Background or major related to animal agriculture
·       Interest in animal genetics, animal nutrition, animal health, reproductive management and/or marketing of purebred cattle

Selection Criteria:

·       Background and experience in the livestock industry
·       Academic performance and extracurricular activities
·       Career goals and leadership potential
·       Work ethic and attitude

Application Materials:

·       Completed Gardiner Angus Ranch Internship application (see website to download)
·       Copy of college transcript (unofficial transcripts acceptable)
·       Two letters of reference (see application for instructions to references)

Application forms can be downloaded at:

www.gardinerangus.com

Submit application materials:

Via U.S. Mail
Mark Gardiner
Gardiner Angus Ranch
2607 Country Road 13
Ashland, KS 67831
Or
Via E-mail (preferred)
gar@ucom.net

Application materials must be received by:

Spring Internship - October 15th

Fall Internship - March 15th