Wildlife Technician 1 – Georgia

Agency
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Location
Dougherty County
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
29399.50
Start Date
08/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
06/20/2017
Website
http://www.georgiawildlife.com/
Description
Under direct supervision, this position is assigned for maintenance duties on four Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in the Southwest Region, north work team (Hannahatchee, Elmodel, Flint River and Chickasawhatchee WMAs). Specific duties include: implementing assigned task in annual WMA work plans; utilizing heavy equipment and farm equipment; creation and maintenance of wildlife openings; prescribed burning; placement and maintenance of nest structures for a variety of species; planting trees and shrubs; maintenance of roads, buildings, gates and other structures; maintenance of property boundary and administration of managed hunts. Incumbent is responsible for maintenance of equipment including tractors, farm implements, and other heavy equipment. Collects important biological data for population monitoring of deer, turkey, and avian populations as well as disease monitoring of important wildlife species. Depending on training and experience, may provide other public services such as technical guidance for nuisance abatement, habitat development, and issuing permits for wildlife removal in assigned counties or serve as after hour on-call person on a rotational basis for emergency response.

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR application www.gadnr.org/careers for employment to email provided.
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED
AND
One year (2 semesters) of Biology.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference may be given to applicants with:
-Experience working for the Wildlife Resources Division
-Employment history in wildlife management
-Experience working with heavy equipment, plumbing, electrical, and/or carpentry
-One year of college coursework including biology and wildlife management
Contact Person
Connie Hopkins
Contact eMail
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