Upland Research – Natural Resource Temporary Worker-Iowa

Agency
Iowa DNR
Location
Boone, IA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.99 hourly
Start Date
05/29/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/23/2018
Description
• Assist Upland Game Research Program with field surveys, data entry, and GIS o Population and Monitoring Surveys for dove, quail, and pheasant. o Field habitat sampling associated with quail and pheasant monitoring. o GIS work including ground truth of survey routes and plot locations o Data entry, review, compilation, and reporting o Interact and coordinate directly with landowners and other management professionals o Develop and coordinate communication materials in various formats (power point, brochures) • Responsible and organized data keeping and entry into database (computer skills required). • Assist staff with other projects as need arises o Nest monitoring, duck banding, small animal capture, fish netting, public events. • Field work requires extensive travel and overnight stays within Iowa. Travel expenses incurred outside of local assigned work area is subject to reimbursement
Qualifications
To apply: To receive full consideration, you must send cover letter, resume, contact information (name, title, phone, address, and email) of three professional references, and copies of transcripts (may be unofficial copies) to: Mark McInroy at mark.mcinroy@dnr.iowa.gov / 1436 255th St / Boone, IA 50036 • Graduated from or currently enrolled in or on break between semesters of college with a degree in (or pursuing a degree in) wildlife ecology, biology, or another closely related Natural Resource Field. Preferred qualifications include a BS degree in wildlife ecology, biology or a related field. • Able to withstand physically demanding work, including lifting, bending, or hauling. • Able to travel on overnight duties. • Work with minimal supervision, demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail. • Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license • Able to work alone or as part of a team, with the public, in variable outdoor conditions, on weekends, holidays, nights, and evenings as required • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age • Must be available for all interviews and training as required • Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner.
Contact Person
Mark Mcinroy
Contact eMail
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