Assist with maintaining State Game Areas in Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Washtenaw Counties. Tasks may include picking up trash, posting signs, blocking ORV access, mowing parking lots, painting gates, vehicle and equipment maintenance, building maintenance, mowing dams, cutting brush and trees. May also assist with wildlife specimen and carcass collection, goose and duck banding, conducting other wildlife surveys, identifying/documenting/controlling invasive species, and completing other habitat projects on various game areas including assisting with food plot establishment, brush pile construction, and prairie restoration. Employee will be required to keep daily work records of activities and mileage.
The Wildlife Division hires more than 55 seasonal employees during the spring/summer season to work at the various locations throughout the state, including State Field Offices, DNR Customer Service Centers, and the State Game Areas. These positions are perfect for college students, those looking to re-enter the workforce and seniors or retirees looking to be involved in the outdoors. Seasonal staff help in several areas, such as:
Assisting with wildlife habitat maintenance and improvement, which may include cutting clearings and adjusting water levels.
Mowing, landscaping and facility maintenance duties.
Handling tasks related to wildlife surveys, nuisance animal control and equipment operation and maintenance.
For more information please visit: www.michigan.gov/DNRJobs (Seasonal Wildlife Positions)
to apply: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/SELP_wld_ncw_application_681188_7.pdf