The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking lead wildlife technicians (3) to aid in the WV white-tailed deer research project from January to March 2021. Primary duties include the capture of white-tailed deer using clover traps and rocket nets. The lead technician will oversee three other wildlife technicians and coordinate with state wildlife biologists for daily capture activities on their study area.
Long hours and weekend work in harsh weather conditions. Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. Possess a valid state-issued driver’s licenses.
Ideal applicants will have previous experience trapping deer using the listed techniques. Have some leadership experience overseeing daily operations. Ability to drive 4WD trucks, ATVs, and tow trailers is highly desired.
On-site field housing and work vehicles will be provided.
Please send cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for 3 references to:
Dr. Christopher Ryan
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.