Hunter Recruitment Field Technician-Illinois

Agency
Illinois Natural History Survey
Location
Champaign, IL
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15/hour, 40 hours per week.
Start Date
03/04/2019
Last Date to Apply
02/01/2019
Description
The Illinois Learn to Hunt program is collaborative effort between the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois Natural History Survey designed to bolster a declining hunter population in Illinois. Hunter Recruitment technicians are needed to plan, organize, and conduct outreach events aimed at mentoring and educating adults on the specifics of hunting. Technicians will assist with all aspects of the Illinois Learn to Hunt program’s research including, but not limited to, event planning and hosting, marketing, data entry and analysis, and curriculum development.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, wildlife, recreation, or related field and familiarity with hunting and hunting culture required. The individual must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible for a Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) card. Experience with event and outreach planning, computer graphics and statistical software are preferred, but not required. This position requires a strong commitment to outreach, strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and a meticulous responsibility to safety protocols. Weekend and overnight travel required. To apply please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and names & email addresses of three professional references via email to danieljs@illinois.edu. Please reference “Hunter Recruitment Technician” in the subject line. Deadline for submission is February 6, 2019 or until filled.
Contact Person
Dan Stephens
Contact eMail
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