Wildlife Biologist and Habitat Technician Internship – Colorado

Agency
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Location
Lamar, Colorado
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$12/hr.
Start Date
01/04/2021
Last Date to Apply
12/09/2020
Description
The intent of this position is to give wildlife management experience to a student or recent graduate who is exploring career opportunities in the wildlife management field. The intern will assist a CPW Terrestrial Wildlife Biologist with various projects. They will also have the opportunity to explore other positions within Colorado Parks and Wildlife by working with Aquatic Biologists, State Wildlife Area Technicians, and District Wildlife Managers. Primary work projects will include: -lesser prairie-chicken surveys -assisting with bighorn sheep habitat monitoring project -black rail surveys -pheasant surveys -camera trap work -upland game bird habitat development including: -shrub planting -grass drilling -project monitoring -quail structure construction -state wildlife area management and habitat development *Housing will be provided
Qualifications
This job is open to recent high school graduates, college students, and recent college graduates (within last 2 years). Those wanting to learn about big game management, habitat development, upland game birds, and the ecology and wildlife of the southern great plains should consider applying. The intern will need to be willing to learn how to use farm machinery to conduct wildlife habitat projects. Previous experience with tractors is preferred, but not required. Applicants: Please email a resume and a 10 slide power point about yourself and why you would be a good candidate for this position.
Contact Person
Jonathan Reitz - Wildlife Biologist
Contact eMail
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