Wildlife Damage Management Technician-Texas

Agency
A&M Agrilife Extension
Location
Garden City, TX
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$1920.50 per month
Start Date
05/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2018
Website
https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AgriLife_Extension_External/job/Garden-City-AL-EXT/Wildlife-Damage-Management-Technician_R-004124
Description
Job Description Conduct wildlife damage management services and activities using traps, snares, chemicals, tools, firearms and related equipment. Responsibilities: -Obtain agreement from landowners, ranchers or administrators prior to conducting wildlife damage management services on land, maintaining regular contact with those involved. Use a variety of various control devices, chemicals, tools, firearms and related equipment needed for wildlife and avian damage management operations. Prepare baits and lures and sets control devices such as snares, traps etc in accordance with standard operating procedures -Performs tasks in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations. Maintains and repairs tools, supplies and equipment. Maintain state pesticide records and restrictions. -Participate as a gunner or ground crew member in aerial hunting activities. Reports activities to District Supervisor. Uses GPS to identify location of traps, etc. Operate and maintain safety in all operations of motor vehicles, firearms, control devices and chemicals. -Prepares routine records of activities, observations, field conditions and contacts made. Prepares accurate and timely reports and database documents. Education and Experience: -High school graduation or GED. -Farm or ranch background. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good computer skills. Knowledge of biological sciences and local, state and federal laws regarding wildlife damage management activities. Knowledge of various control devices, chemicals and tools required to manage damage caused by predators -Ability to drive and travel as needed to perform duties. .Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others. Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses: valid driver license All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity
Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Computer competencies required. Strong service ethic and desire to work with diverse audiences. Ability to communicate effectively. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of biological sciences and local, state and federal laws regarding wildlife damage management activities. Knowledge of various control devices, chemicals and tools required to manage damage caused by predators. Ability to drive and travel as needed to perform duties. Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others. Other Requirements: Travel connected with official duties may be required. This may include attendance at night and/or weekend meetings, participation in out-of-county events. Must have access to personal vehicle and obtain/maintain valid driver's license and appropriate liability insurance. Must have willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends). Must reside in assigned county (NOTE: Urban designed counties exempt from this requirement).
Contact Person
Kathy Walker
Contact Phone
(325) 655-6101
Contact eMail
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