Intern- Gene Howe Wildlife Management Area-Texas

Agency
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Location
Gene Howe WMA, Canadian, TX
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$12.00-$13.50
Start Date
05/21/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/23/2018
Website
https://tpwd.texas.gov/jobs/
Description
Under direct supervision of the Area Manager/Assistant Area Manager(s) on the Gene Howe WMA. Assists staff of Gene Howe WMA in all facets of WMA operations. Assists with baseline inventory activities to include vegetation sampling, and monitoring of drift fence arrays and Sherman traps. Assists with research activities investigating the effects of land use practices on vegetation. Assists in conducting censuses and monitoring of wildlife populations including point counts, urban dove surveys, and dove banding activities. Assists with habitat enhancement activities including use of heavy equipment for mechanical brush management, application of chemicals to manage woody vegetation, and prescribed burning. Assists with computer entry of research, baseline inventory, wildlife census, and public hunt data. Assists with collection of GPS data. Assists with public outreach programs as needed. Assists with maintenance of facilities, roads, and fences. Assists with capital improvement and public access projects. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: •Current enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university; •Minimum of 18 completed semester credit hours from an accredited college or university at the time of application; •Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grade point scale or "Pass" on a Pass/Fail system. Experience: •None required. Licensure: •If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: •Current enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university enrolled in a Wildlife Science or closely related program.
Contact Person
Chip Ruthven
Contact Phone
806-492-3405
Contact eMail
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