Coop - Nurseries & Orchards
Job Type:Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Nursery Coop: Work as a part of a nursery team developing growing prescriptions and crop plans, tracking crop development, troubleshooting crop issues; administering site safety programs. May take part in field work, including sowing, cultural treatments, inventory, lifting and packing. Orchard Coop: Work as part of an orchard facility team developing production plans, planning and carrying out crop culture and protection treatments, doing crop inventories, troubleshooting crop issues, supervising hourly and contract crews; administering site safety programs. May take part in field work including crop induction, breeding, fertilization, insect protection, cone inventory and cone harvest.
Summer internships typically run from late spring to early fall however, timing can flexible depending on circumstances. To qualify, you must be enrolled in related studies listed below, have completed your freshman year by the start of the internship, and demonstrate strong academic achievement. You must have a valid driver's license, be able to use computers and software, and pass the drug test required of all Weyerhaeuser employees. In addition, you must be willing to work in the woods, nursery, and/or orchard, as well as accept an assignment in a rural area. Nursery Coop Requirements: College level coursework in horticulture, plant biology, nursery culture, soil science, nutrition, statistics. Orchard Coop Requirements: College level coursework in horticulture, plant biology, nursery culture, soil science, nutrition, statistics.
How to Apply:
Go to https://weyerhaeuser.taleo.net/careersection/10000/moresearch.ftl?lang=en and search using the keyword "forestry"
08/20/2012 (All day)
Last updated July 23, 2012