Soil Conservation Student Trainee
Student Trainees will perform the following duties under direct supervision. Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee in gaining the competencies necessary for a career.
Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.