Habitat Conservation Technician

Agency
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Location
Mobridge or Fort Pierre
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$13.54 - $17.29 per hour; depending on experience
Start Date
06/11/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/22/2018
Website
http://tinyurl.com/y7dbc5qp
Description
Job ID: 10067 Agency: Department of Game, Fish and Parks; Division of Wildlife Salary: $13.54 - $17.29 per hour; depending on experience Pay Grade: GF For more information about the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, please visit http://gfp.sd.gov. This position implements wildlife and land management projects as assigned, primarily on State Game Production Areas in the northern portion of Region 2, which includes the following counties: Potter, Walworth, Campbell, Corson, and Dewey. This position also conducts equipment, office, and shop grounds maintenance, and may act as a project leader over seasonal employees and Interns. A valid driver license is required within 60 days of hire date and should possess or be able to obtain a commercial driver license (CDL) with air brake endorsement within 6 months of employment. Applicants should also possess or be able to obtain a South Dakota Department of Agriculture commercial pesticide applicator license within 6 months of employment. NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. An NCRC is not necessary to be considered. The Ideal Candidate Will Have: Knowledge of: diagnostic and repair methods for a wide variety of vehicles and equipment; safe-operating guidelines for equipment; noxious weeds; chemicals for spraying weeds, methods and rates of application, safe use and handling practices, and spraying equipment; farming and harvesting practices; seed, fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides; farm tractors and implements and their functions; janitorial and sanitation procedures, chemicals, materials, and supplies; welding; fence-building; record keeping and report writing; practices of human resources management sufficient to provide daily training and work; direction to temporary employees and answer their questions. Skill to: lead crews as well as perform as part of a crew; operate a diversity of machinery, equipment and tools. Ability to: lift over 50 lbs. routinely; work outdoors in all weather conditions and a wide variety of terrain; provide on-the-job training to assigned employees; assign tasks to others based on evaluation of their capabilities; organize and complete assigned projects; diagnose and repair vehicles and equipment; operate a variety of farm tractors and implements; use a variety of hand and power tools; weld; drive trucks; identify tree and weed species by sight; handle and transport chemicals safely; understand and follow instructions, and compose required reports; communicate sufficiently to convey instructions and information about assigned work. VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx. Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y7dbc5qp South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources 500 East Capitol Pierre, SD 57501-5070 Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344 "An Equal Opportunity Employer"
Qualifications
A valid driver license is required within 60 days of hire date and should possess or be able to obtain a commercial driver license (CDL) with air brake endorsement within 6 months of employment. Applicants should also possess or be able to obtain a South Dakota Department of Agriculture commercial pesticide applicator license within 6 months of employment.
Contact Person
Nathan Baker
Contact Phone
605-223-7709
Contact eMail
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