Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Technicians – Multiple Positions – Statewide, Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Statewide, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
16.11
Last Date to Apply
09/30/2022
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/3648754/attp99-2022-04039-aquatic-invasive-species-ais-technician-multiple-positions?keywords=aquatic&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking to hire six (6) Aquatic Invasive Species Technicians throughout the state. These positions range in duration from 3 to 4 months. Technicians will inspect watercraft at key locations around the state in an effort to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species and participate in outreach and education efforts to inform the general public about the impacts of aquatic invasive species. Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4507 laura.curtis1@wyo.gov ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. Duties may include conducting watercraft inspections and decontamination. Interview boaters at watercraft check stations. Provide outreach information and assistance to the boating public. Water quality and invasive species sampling, data entry, and equipment maintenance.
Qualifications
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. Preference may be given to candidates with experience in the operation of watercraft, 4x4 vehicles, and/or hauling trailers. **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision and also able to work well with others on a crew. Requires flexible schedule and works up to 12 hours per day or split shifts. Requires effective communication and public relations skills in daily interactions with the public. Ability to enter and manage data using various devices.
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
3077774507
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