Deer Research Technician – Wisconsin

Agency
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Location
Dodgeville WI
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
10.00/ hour
Start Date
11/10/2019
Last Date to Apply
09/22/2019
Website
https://dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207lted.asp?v_request_id_seq_no=13423
Description
Research Technician - LTE The Department of Natural Resources is hiring ten (10) LTE Research Technicians to assist with the Southwest Deer and Predator Research Project! This position will be responsible for capturing and collaring white-tailed deer for the Southwest Deer and Predator Research Project for WDNR. Research technicians will be the primary Department staff accomplishing field work for this project. 65% A. Deer Capture and Collaring A1. Determining sites for deer capture A2. Prepping and maintaining sites for deer capture A3. Maintaining vehicles and equipment used for deer research A4. Capturing, handling, collaring white-tailed deer 35% B. Other deer research needs B1. Road kill deer data collection B2. CWD Sampling in deer research project area B3. Deer mortality investigations B4. Checking trail cameras B5. Maintaining positive relations with landowners and volunteers B6. Other duties as assigned Housing is provided
Qualifications
Applicants should have academic or professional training in wildlife ecology. Required qualifications include an enthusiasm for outdoor work with wildlife, willingness to live and work independently in remote locations, able to work well with others in small teams, detail-oriented and ability to follow study protocols and carefully record data, and willingness to work long hours in the field in inclement weather (including extreme cold). Highly qualified applicants will have prior experience in off-road driving 4-wheel drive vehicles, ATVs, and UTVs. Experience using trailers is also preferred. Application Deadline: September 22, 2019 To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and references to: Wesley R Ellarson Wesley.ellarson@wisconsin.gov 1500 N Johns Street Dodgeville, WI 53533 RE: Job Code 13423 Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. housing is provided
Contact Person
Wesley Ellarson
Contact eMail
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