Aquatic Invasive Species Technician I: Arizona

Agency
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Location
Page, AZ
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$11.78
Start Date
06/30/2021
Last Date to Apply
06/14/2021
Description
Opening date: June, 2021 Closing date: When filled Salary: $11.78/hr + DOE Location: Wahweap Marina (Lake Powell) Time frame: Start Late June, end date flexible Housing: Provided (if needed) The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources, has seasonal positions available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area at Wahweap Marina located in Page, AZ. Hiring for the winter season. Start dates from late August to early September. Position will last 6-9 Months with a flexible end date. Some on-site housing is available. Examples of Duties Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: After completion of Watercraft inspection and decontamination, the employee will conduct interdiction for watercraft at containment locations mainly in the form of watercraft inspection. Public outreach and education pertaining to stopping the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS), specifically quagga/zebra mussels. Employee will work closely with the public, private businesses, as well as state and federal agency employees, and assist as needed with AIS and Utah fisheries projects. Employee’s will record and enter data and maintain open communication with supervisors. Applications Interested applicants may apply by emailing a resume, cover letter and 3 references to: Clement Wasicek AIS Interdiction Specialist Utah Division of Wildlife Resources 750 Lake Shore Dr. Page, AZ 86040 (435) 592-9723
Qualifications
Job Requirements and Skills Must be able to work in extreme heat, work a flexible schedule, work weekends/holidays and be detail oriented. Must have excellent communication skills as you will be working with the public on a daily basis. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required. Experience with data collection and entry is helpful. Must be 18 years of age or older and possess (and maintain) a valid driver’s license. Other Preference may be given to career minded applicants with or currently working towards completion of a degree in biological/environmental sciences, fisheries, social science, or similar field. This opportunity may also function as an internship. Prior knowledge of boats and how they work is extremely helpful but not required. Must be able to work in adverse environments and maintain a positive attitude in unpleasant conditions.
Contact Person
Clem Wasicek
Contact eMail
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