Field Technician with Outreach Emphasis – Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program

Jefferson City, Missouri Preferred
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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Temporary Full-Time, Resource Technician Duties and Responsibilities: Temporary Hourly Resource Technician (40 hours per week). Anticipated start date of April 16, 2023. The Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP) is a program in which private landowners make their property available for public recreational use in exchange for incentive payments. Primary responsibilities will include: • Promote MRAP program via social media, newsletters, mailings, presentations, etc. • Develop brochures, fliers, presentations, and other creative displays as needed. • Assist MRAP Crew Leader in completing MRAP applications and other administrative duties as needed. • Answer questions from the public on area regulations and the MRAP program. • Perform other assigned duties associated with MRAP involving area checks and evaluations. • Travel to monitor MRAP properties across the state including overnight travel. Vehicle will be provided. • Install and maintain property boundary signage and bulletin boards and stock MRAP survey card boxes. • Vehicle will be provided. Special Notes: Submit a cover letter, resume and references to Carmella Rackers at
Qualifications: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Good written/oral communication skills are required. Must have college credit hours in communications, journalism, broadcast media, marketing, or related field or have equivalent work experience. Applicants with fish/forest/wildlife management experience preferred but not required. Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and enjoy working outdoors. Must be capable of accurate data entry. Will be expected to work some weekends. Must be capable of outdoor work in a variety of conditions. Ability to operate hand tools such as power drills, post-hole diggers, hammers and saws is desired. Ability to operate All-terrain vehicles (ATV) and/or Utility terrain vehicles (UTV) is desired. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Must be able to work in Jefferson City, Missouri or Ozark, Missouri with preference given to those applicants that are able to work from Jefferson City. Work Environment: • Work setting will include time in office and outdoors. • Occasionally exposed to loud noises which may require the use of hearing protection. Physical Abilities • Move about MDC properties, both inside and outside of buildings. • Operate on-road and off-road department vehicles for extended periods of time. • Operate a tablet and other office productivity machinery. • Frequently communicate and exchange accurate information. • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more, and three-dimensional vision. • Regularly lift up to 5 pounds, correctly lift up to 50 pounds. • Concentrated attention is required at all times. • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
Contact Person
Carmella Rackers
Contact Phone
573-522-4115 ext. 3513
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