Wildlife Internship – Sweden Ranch Benavides TX

Agency
Sweden Ranch LP
Location
Benavides TX
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$12/hr with housing
Start Date
09/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
09/10/2021
Description
Job Objective Provides the opportunity to gain valuable wildlife, habitat, and ranching experiences through applied management. Internship to begin mid-September 2021 and conclude February 2022. Basic housing and accommodations included. Truck for work applications will be provided. Essential Job Responsibilities • Assist with wildlife operations as assigned • Feed, monitor, check on wildlife and livestock • Fill and maintain corn and protein feeders • Assist with wildlife surveys for deer and quail • Scoring and aging white tailed deer on the hoof • Scout and pattern white tailed deer • Set up hunting and blind locations as assigned • Utilize video equipment and cameras to capture wildlife and record data to ranch computers • General post-harvest duties including skinning and cape preparation • Assist with maintenance and management of water systems • Application of herbicides for habitat management • Maintenance and upkeep of ranch equipment and facilities • Heavy equipment operation and maintenance (tractors, skid steers, backhoe’s) • Fence construction, repair, and maintenance • Assist with any and other ranch activities as assigned by Wildlife or Ranch Manager • Reports directly to Wildlife Manager with some oversight by Ranch Manager
Qualifications
Qualifications • Actively enrolled or graduated from a Wildlife or Agricultural program. • Operation and maintenance of heavy equipment • Ability to accurately solve problems • Ability to effectively communicate with Sweden Ranch personnel • Ability to work established work schedule • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public • Ability to consider safety in all decisions • Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities • Ability to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position • Must develop and master understanding of ranch organizational responsibilities for each department and abide by all policies • Must be a team player, possess excellent communication skills, and have a passion for natural resource management • Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing, the ability to be an approved driver for the company and to safely operate vehicles • Must have valid Texas hunting license • Must have the ability to traverse rough terrain and work independently in harsh conditions PLEASE EMAIL RESUME WITH REFERENCES: swedenranch@hotmail.com
Contact Person
Trey Toerck
Contact eMail
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