Assist with the development and maintenance of wildlife habitat on Wildlife areas and improvement of wildlife habitat on other State private or Federal lands. These jobs are accomplished through intensive farming practices and by means of cuttings and clearings, water level manipulation in impoundments, and use of light equipment. Assist as needed with other management unit responsibilities, including wildlife surveys, nuisance animal control and equipment maintenance. Assist with the collection of biological data.
• Education: Possession of or working towards a degree in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biologist, or a related field.
• Flexibility to work various hours and dates, up to 40 hours per week, including some weekends.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to communicate well with co-workers and the public.
• Knowledge of the safe use of hand and power tools.
• Experience operating and maintaining chainsaws.
• Experience operating tractors and farm implements.
• Knowledge or experience relating to wildlife or DNR programs.
• Knowledge or experience in handling crop damage
• Knowledge of the safe use of agriculture and construction equipment.
• Knowledge and ability to identify Michigan flora and fauna.
• Ability to accurately read a map.
• General office work, including basic computer knowledge, photocopying, answering telephones, etc.