Natural Resource Worker – Iowa

Agency
Iowa DNR
Location
Boone, IA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.99/hr
Start Date
06/16/2017
Last Date to Apply
06/09/2017
Description
• Assist Upland Game Research Program with field surveys, data entry, and GIS
o Population and Monitoring Surveys for dove, quail, and pheasant.
o GIS work including ground truth of survey routes and plot locations
o Data entry, review, compilation, and reporting
o Interact and coordinate directly with landowners and other management professionals
o Develop and coordinate communication materials in various formats (power point, brochures)
• Responsible and organized data keeping and entry into database (computer skills required).
• Assist staff with other projects as need arises
o Nest monitoring, duck banding, small animal capture, fish netting, public events.
• Field work requires extensive travel and overnight stays within Iowa. Travel expenses incurred outside of local assigned work area is subject to reimbursement.
Qualifications
• Graduated from or currently enrolled in or on break between semesters of college with a degree in (or pursuing a degree in) wildlife ecology, biology, or another closely related Natural Resource Field. Preferred qualifications include a BS degree in wildlife ecology, biology or a related field.
• Able to withstand physically demanding work, including lifting, bending, or hauling.
• Able to travel on overnight duties.
• Work with minimal supervision, demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail.
• Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license • Able to work alone or as part of a team, with the public, in variable outdoor conditions, on weekends, holidays, nights, and evenings as required
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
• Must be available for all interviews and training as required
• Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner.

To apply: To receive full consideration, you must send cover letter, resume, contact information (name, title, phone, address, and email) of three professional references, and copies of transcripts (may be unofficial copies) to: Mark McInroy at mark.mcinroy@dnr.iowa.gov / 1436 255th St / Boone, IA 50036
Contact Person
Mark McInroy
Contact eMail
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