Position will assist in the implementation of management plans in the Corporate Cooperative Upland habitat and Restoration (CURE) Program in southeastern North Carolina. The Position will primarily provide direct assistance to the Corporate CURE Management Biologist and assist with vegetation control in early successional habitats. Position may be assigned special projects as needed that may include assisting Wildlife Commission staff, information gathering, and/or research on a variety of subject matter requested by Wildlife Commission Staff. Housing is available and position may be extended.
The employee in this position should have or be able to obtain the following skills:
(1) Knowledge of eastern North Carolina flora and fauna and the ability to collect data. (2) Ability to work in a field environment in a variety of weather conditions. (3) Ability to operate and maintain four wheel drive vehicles and an all terrain vehicle. (4) Knowledge of herbicides and how to apply them. (5) Proficiency with hand and power tools. (6) Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word (creation, manipulation, and usage of spreadsheets). (7) Excellent customer service skills. (8) Extremely detail-oriented, skilled in multi-tasking and prioritizing, excellent time management skills, organized and able to meet strict deadlines. (9) Be able to use ArcMap and GIS equipment, general office equipment, office procedures, and practices. (10) Work well in a team environment or as an individual. Candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in wildlife or fisheries management, zoology or biology from an appropriately accredited institution, or an Associate's degree in wildlife management from an accredited institution with two years of experience.
Please submit by mail or fax (910-866-4639) a cover letter, resume, and a state application form PD-107 (https://oshr.nc.gov/document/nc-state-government-application-employment-pd-107) to Benjy Strope, PO Box 276, White Oak, NC 28399.