AIS Check Station Lead – Evanston, Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Evanston, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department seeks an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Crew Lead based out of Evanston, WY. This 8-month position will assist the E80 AIS specialist with implementing the state's aquatic invasive species program. The successful applicant will help oversee the daily operations of the E80 AIS watercraft inspection station in the Green River region. Human Resource Contact: Laura Curtis 307-777-4507 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. Conduct watercraft inspections and decontaminations. Provide technical support to AIS watercraft inspectors, including onsite training, decision making, and scheduling. Provide outreach and education to the public on the Department's aquatic invasive species program. Help oversee the daily operations and day-to-day logistics of the E80 check station in the absence of the Specialist. Oversee AIS data entry, quality control and ensure AIS inspectors are keeping up on data entry. Oversee the organization and maintenance of equipment, including decontamination units, vehicles, sampling gear, and tablets. Assist the AIS Specialist with implementing outreach activities and AIS monitoring in streams, lakes, and reservoirs.
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with a high school degree and customer service experience or experience related to fish and wildlife resource management, or college course work towards a degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology or other closely related field and 2-3 years of work experience in aquatic invasive species, fisheries management, or customer service. Preference may be given to candidates with experience in watercraft operation, 4x4 vehicles, and/or hauling trailers. **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to work well independently and with others. Must be familiar with Wyoming AIS laws and regulations. Must be able to make on-the-ground decisions with limited information in the absence of the Specialist. Requires attention to detail, effective oral communication, and public relations skills. Requires flexible schedule and works up to 12 hours per day or split shifts. Experience in fish and wildlife-related work is desired but not essential. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Weekend and holiday work will be required. Positions require completion of inspector training courses and certification provided by the Department. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check before appointment. The tentative starting date is March 1, 2022. The position is at-will and approximately 8-months (40 hrs/wk) in duration. Uniform and other necessary gear will be provided when in the field. Please include a cover letter when submitting the state application. The cover letter should include career plans and suitability for the job. CONTACT: For more information regarding this position, contact Wes Gordon, Evanston AIS Specialist, at 435-232-3048. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #ATAW99 Job # 2021-02133 ATAW99-2021-02133-AIS CHECK STATION LEAD-EVANSTON The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
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Laura Curtis
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