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AgCorps Mapping and Monitoring Specialist

Montana Department of Agriculture 


Opportunity summary

Term length

1/13/2025 - 11/21/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 12/15/2024


Helena, Montana

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Corps Members will engage young Americans in outreach and education around pollinators and invasive species in the state to encourage community members to become better stewards of the land.

Opportunity description

Corps Members will conduct monitoring for ~10-12 Noxious Weed Trust Fund (NWTF) grants with local Cooperative Weed Management Areas, create educational materials for landowners about early dedication and rapid response to noxious weeds, conduct landowner/county trainings on how to navigate the department’s mapping systems, build grant story maps and project maps for noxious weeds throughout the state, and investigate protocol/funding needs for drone program.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Child care

Requirements and qualifications


High school diploma. Public speaking skills. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications

Knowledge of survey software (i.e.. Survey123), knowledge of design and editing software, basic writing., ability to interact with community members of all demographics. Understanding or willingness to learn how agriculture plays an important role in Montana.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration 

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor