Bird Farm Technician – Sheridan, Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Sheridan, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department seeks a Bird Farm Technician located in Sheridan, WY. The successful applicant will assist with the propagation and release of Ring-necked pheasants, including maintenance of facilities and equipment. This position works from April through December. 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. Help with the propagation of pheasants, including maintaining shelter and providing food and water. Monitors the development of pheasants, including collecting and incubating eggs, and hatched chicks and medicates as needed. Help maintain broodstock. Maintains buildings, grounds, equipment, vehicles, and other assigned duties; assists other Department employees in the Sheridan Region as needed. Give tours and provide information to the public on the development and operation of the Sheridan Bird Farm. Sorting, moving, loading, and releasing pheasants. Able to work in a wide variety of weather conditions. Must be self-starting and able to work alone.
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference may be given to applicants with prior farm and ranch experience. **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Skill in detailed observation and recognizing the problems of animals. Skill in coordinating and completing multiple tasks. Skill in working with the public. Skill in decision-making and interpersonal relations. Knowledge and skills in carpentry, plumbing, and vehicle repairs. Ability to operate farm machinery such as tractors, chainsaws, cement mixers, ATVs, mowers, and hand tools. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: In adverse weather and road conditions, operate a 4-wheel drive vehicle with or without a trailer loaded with pheasants. Work varied hours, including some evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Heavy lifting (50-80 lbs), and proper use of farm implements and other equipment. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to the appointment. The position is contracted (At-Will Employee Contract), working from April through December. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Game and Fish Department - Wildlife 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 # 2023-00201 ATAW99-2023-00201-BIRD FARM TECHNICIAN-SHERIDAN LC 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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