Summer Intern - Lower Niobrara NRD, Butte

Summer Intern - Lower Niobrara NRD, Butte

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The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a Summer Intern.  This is a paid, temporary, part or full-time position with the Lower Niobrara NRD.  The Summer Intern reports to the Water Resources Coordinator and/or the General Manager.  The position runs from mid-May to early August with working hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors.

Examples of Work

  • Collecting water quality samples throughout the District
  • Assist the Water Resources Coordinator when needed
  • Conduct irrigation well flow checks
  • Assist with Information and Education activities
  • Assist other NRD staff when needed
  • Assist with tree plantings
  • Data entry
  • Facilities maintenance

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

  • Ability to establish professional and effective working relationships with co-workers, Board members, community organizations and/or members of a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare clear and comprehensive reports and effectively communicate both orally and in writing. 
  • Work is performed in the field and in an office setting.  Physical demands are average.   

Necessary Requirement

  • U.S. Citizen
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Possession of a valid State of Nebraska driver’s license and a good driving record when operating District vehicles is necessary to the satisfactory performance of assigned duties.


Competitive hourly pay up to 40 hrs. per week. Holidays off.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact the Lower Niobrara NRD for a full job description or additional information at 410 Walnut, PO Box 350, Butte, NE  68722. Interested parties may also call (402) 775-2343 or email lnnrd [at]  Please include a cover letter, contact information, and 2 references when submitting your resume.

The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This description was prepared to indicate the kinds of activities and levels of work difficulty required of this position.  It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities.