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Job Opening! Dredge Operator for Richland/Roosevelt County Conservation Districts

Richland and Roosevelt County Conservation Districts have the following job opportunity available Job Title: Dredge Operator

Reports to: Richland /Roosevelt Conservation Districts

Wage: Based on Experience

Closes: April 10th or until filled

This is a part time position – April-August. Hours dependent on sites needing dredged

This position requires someone to operate portable dredge jointly owned by the Richland/Roosevelt Conservation Districts, to remove silt from pump sites on the Lower Missouri. The Dredge Operator would also move dredge to sites as needed. The Dredge Operator must have good communication skills to work closely with irrigators. A suitable vehicle would be desired to move dredge and trailer from site to site. Mileage is reimbursed. If you do not own vehicle to move dredge and trailer one may be provided. This position also requires someone to be mechanically inclined, some tools are available to perform daily maintenance on dredge and trailer.

Duties and Responsibilities: Dredge Operator would coordinate scheduling with Richland/Roosevelt Conservation District to renovate pump sites for irrigators. Operator will be responsible to keep work records for each site.

Special Skills Needed: Knowledge of general excavation work and operation of a boat on river systems is a prerequisite. Training will be provided for successful applicant, and may require travel for training. Travel and cost for training will be paid by employer.

Work Environment: This position will entail time spent on the river in an open air vessel, loading and unloading the dredge from trailer at various sites. This may include being muddy, wet and dirty for extended period of time.

Please send a resume or general application pertaining to this type of work only to:

Richland County Conservation District- 2745 W Holly Street, Sidney MT 59270


Roosevelt County Conservation District-P.O. Box 517, Culbertson MT 59218

Please direct all questions to Julie Goss, Administrator Richland County Conservation District, 406-433-2103 Ext.101.


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