Under the direct supervision of the Area Manager/Assistant Area Manager on the Justin Hurst Wildlife Management Area (WMA), the Intern is responsible for assisting WMA staff in all facets of WMA operations. Field work will be associated with mottled duck and dove banding activities including rocket netting, airboat capture, live trapping, and data entry. Assists with vegetation management activities including, but not limited to, maintenance of wetland management infrastructure and noxious vegetation control and brush management. This position also includes some assistance with computer entry of research and public hunt data, as well as public outreach programs as needed. Intern will also assist WMA staff in installation of WMA boundary markers and signs, maintenance of equipment, facilities, buildings and public use facilities. Performs work activities at night and possibly weekends and under harsh field conditions in hot and humid climate with biting insects. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
•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.
•If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.
•Current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in Wildlife Science or closely related Bachelor's or Master's degree program.