Habitat & Access Technicians (4)-Statewide Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Statewide, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
15.01
Last Date to Apply
02/06/2021
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/2945680/attp99-2021-13560-habitat-access-technicians-4-statewide?keywords=habitat&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking four (4) Habitat and Access Technicians. These positions perform a variety of land management practices associated with the development and maintenance of Wildlife Habitat Management Areas (WHMAs) and Public Access Areas (PAAs). Positions will be located in Dubois (2), Riverton (1), and Sheridan (1), Wyoming. Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4507 laura.curtis1@wyo.gov ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. Irrigation maintenance – Pivot, flood, and gated pipe Fence construction and maintenance – Wildlife and stock fence Operation and maintenance of farm equipment Weed identification Wetland management WHMA and PAA maintenance (roads, parking areas, boat ramps, etc.) ATV/UTV operation and maintenance Operation of power tools, 4x4 pickups, and trailers
Qualifications
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with farm or ranch background or experience related to range management, fish and wildlife resource management, habitat development, or college course work towards a degree in range, fish, or wildlife management. **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge and experience in farming and irrigation Knowledge of wildlife management, natural resource management, range management, wetland management, and habitat management Skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing, and managing time. Ability to listen, be a team player, and communicate with other employees and the public Ability to work alone and exercise independent judgment MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Weekend work will be required Positions may require extended stays in campers Must be able to lift 50lbs Position will often independently work outside in all weather conditions NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment. Positions will be located in Dubois (4/15/2021 thru 8/31/2020, 4/15/2021 thru 9/30/2021), Riverton (4/15/2021 thru 9/15/2021), and Sheridan (6/1/2021 thru 8/31/2021). Positions located in Dubois and Riverton will have housing provided (cabins and campers). Position located in Sheridan will not have housing provided. Uniform, rain gear, and other necessary gear will be provided when in the field. In addition to submitting the state application, please email a cover letter to Brian Parker, Lander Region Habitat and Access Supervisor, at brian.parker@wyo.gov. The cover letter should include career plans and suitability for the job CONTACT: For more information regarding this position contact Brian Parker, Lander Region Habitat and Access Supervisor, at 307-335-2612
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
3077774507
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