The successful applicant will be involved in habitat management and maintenance duties that may include, but are not limited to, prescribed burning, fence construction and repair, noxious weed spraying, tree removal, vehicle and building maintenance, cattle and bison management, and biological monitoring activities. Applicants will be required to work independently and as part of a team; be able to spend long hours in the field in sometimes inclement weather; and withstand heavy physical labor. Hourly wage is based on a 40-hour week. On site accommodations are available.
Required: Applicants should hold a degree in wildlife biology (or closely related field) or be enrolled as a student in such a program.
Preferred: Farming, ranching, or rural background and experience with 4-wheel drive vehicles, ATVs, tractors, and other heavy equipment. NWCG fire qualifications or any previous fire experience are also desirable. Experience constructing and repairing barbed wire and electric fence. Ability to operate or use any tools normally found in a maintenance shop. Coursework in range management and/or wildlife identification.
Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information of 2 references to Tim Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 6611 Whooping Crane Drive Wood River, NE 68883 by May 5th, 2017.