Bird Farm Technician – Yoder, Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Yoder, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Bird Farm Technician in Yoder, WY. The successful applicant will assist with the propagation of Ring-necked pheasants, including facilities and equipment maintenance. This position is anticipated to start in April 2022 and end in August 2022. Human Resource Contact: Laura 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. Helps with the propagation of pheasants, including maintaining shelter and providing food and water. Monitors the development of pheasants, including collecting and incubating eggs, hatched chicks and medicates as needed. Helps maintain broodstock. Maintains buildings, grounds, equipment, vehicles, and other assigned duties; assists other Department employees in the Laramie Region as needed. 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: Work varied hours, including some evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Heavy lifting (50-80 lbs). Proper use of farm implements and other equipment. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt The duration of this position is from April 2022 - August 2022. Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment. 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 #ATTP99 Job # 2022-02558 ATTP99-2021-02558-BIRD FARM TECHNCIAN-YODER 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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