Intern- Muse Wildife Management Area-Texas

Agency
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Location
Muse WMA, May, 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 the immediate supervision of a Wildlife Biologist, the Intern is responsible for assisting with daily operations at the Muse Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Internship responsibilities will include assisting with all aspects of on-going research efforts to reintroduce Texas Horned Lizards to the Muse and Mason Mountain WMA's. Other duties may involve assisting with wildlife census and vegetation surveys; baseline inventory assistance; data entry; and other maintenance and construction activities. 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 as of Fall 2016 from an accredited college or university; •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: •Must possess a valid state driver's license. NOTE: Retention of internship contingent upon maintaining required license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: •Current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in Wildlife Science or closely-related Bachelor's or Master's degree program. Experience: •Experience in wildlife research and field biology techniques; •Experience in safe equipment operation and maintenance (including but not limited to tractors and associated implements; ATVs/UTVs; four-wheel drive and off-road vehicles, etc.).
Contact Person
Devin Erxleben
Contact Phone
254-434-3184
Contact eMail
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