Wildlife Biologist Aides-Kansas

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
Colby, KS
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
There is currently two seasonal positions (999 hrs maximum) available at the Colby District office directly supervised by Kevin Klag, District Wildlife Biologist. This position is for the summer of 2018. The incumbent will be involved in KDWPT private lands’ wildlife program operations. This position will primarily be involved with posting Walk-In Hunting Area boundaries in northwest Kansas. Job duties will include operating an agency vehicle and an ATV to post WIHA properties throughout the region. The incumbent will have the opportunity to work outdoors throughout the summer in the 9 northwest counties of Kansas. Job duties may also include other aspects of private lands’ wildlife management as time allows; including aerial pronghorn surveys, summer brood surveys, and any other projects deemed necessary by the Biologist. The incumbent will be expected to know how to read aerial maps, legal descriptions, and experience operating a 4WD vehicle and ATV. The incumbent should also be willing to work in remote locations as well as extreme temperatures for long periods of time. Incumbent will work 40 hours per week. Position will run May/June to August/September.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically fit and be able to perform a variety of demanding tasks in a variety of outdoor settings and weather conditions. Must be able to work independently or as a team member. Required to be at least 18 years or age and possess a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to students who are working towards a degree in natural resources. HOW TO APPLY: For further information contact Kevin Klag @ kevin.klag@ks.gov. Applicants will need to complete a KDWPT employment application located at http://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Jobs or at any KDWPT office. Supplemental information (resume, cover letter, references, etc.) appreciated, but not required. Complete applications should be mailed to Colby District Office, 915 E Walnut Colby, KS 67701. Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process –individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process. Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Contact Person
Kevin Klag
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