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    The Soil Scientist is responsible for providing leadership, technical review, and guidance in the application of soil survey information throughout the state.

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    • Utilizes soil-landscape relationships to systematically map and describe the way soils occur in the landscape.
    • Identifies and acquires the appropriate spatial data layers necessary to create and maintain a digitally-based soils map.
    • Determines and applies principles, practices, and methods to apply plant species identification and the use of plants as indicators of soil type, ecological sites, and soil-site and topographic relationships.
    • Assists Soil Scientist and/or the MLRA Soil Survey Leader to document soil-plant relationships, collect production estimates for crops, trees and grasses and develop/gather other information for ecological site descriptions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0470 Soil Science

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