Hunt Management Coordinator – Sundance/Newcastle, Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Sundance or Newcastle, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
15.01
Last Date to Apply
05/11/2021
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/3062589/ataw99-2021-00665-hunt-management-coordinator-sundance-newcastle?keywords=hunt&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department seeks a Hunt Management Coordinator based out of Newcastle or Sundance, WY. This position works with landowners and elk and deer hunters in Crook and Weston counties in northeastern Wyoming to form a collaborative working group to define and implement solutions to facilitate hunter access to private lands and increase antlerless elk and deer harvest. One position is available. 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. Work with landowners and big game outfitters operating on those lands within a prescribed area to form a collaborative working group to define and implement solutions to facilitate hunter access to private lands and increase antlerless elk and deer harvest. Work directly with landowners to facilitate hunter access to lands where elk and deer have congregated throughout the hunting season. Facilitate cooperation among neighboring landowners to promote hunter access across adjacent properties. Assist hunters with the field care of harvested animals. Assist in providing signage, maps, and other information requested by landowners in exchange for public access. Communicate meticulously and regularly with landowners, hunters, supervisor, local game warden and biologist, and the region wildlife supervisor. Provide an increased Department presence in the field to answer hunter and landowner questions and concerns. Collect biological samples (such as teeth, tissues, blood, etc.) from hunter-harvested deer and elk. Navigate accurately using a GPS unit and maps. Complete a detailed written report that addresses the collaborative process, including evaluating the successes and failures and making recommendations for future hunt management coordinator projects.
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Excellent physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain. Ability to lift 50 lbs Ability to work outside and perform under adverse weather conditions and difficult terrain, often during long periods. Ability to walk in rough, uneven terrain with unstable footing. Ability to work weekends, holidays, early mornings, late evenings, and at night. Will be required to work alone in the field in a rural setting. Travel and overnight stays may be required. The employee will make him/herself available via check station and/or cellular phone during the day and evening hours. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment. The tentative starting date is July 15, 2021. This position is a 6-month at-will contract. Housing is not provided. Contact information: Brian Olsen (brian.olsen1@wyo.gov) SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm 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 http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm. See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #ATAW99 Job # 2021-00665 ATAW99-2021-00665-HUNT MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR-SUNDANCE/NEWCASTLE 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.
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
3077774507
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