Wildlife Research Intern- Black Hills Bobcat (1 Position) – South Dakota

Agency
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
Location
Custer State Park, South Dakota
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Intern J; $10.50/hour
Start Date
01/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
10/15/2020
Website
https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1444/lmghr/CandidateSelfService/controller.servlet?service=page&webappname=CandidateSelfService&name=CSSHomePage&panel=Search&dataarea=lmghr
Description
Intern will conduct wildlife research and assist Game, Fish, and Parks staff in collecting radiotelemetry data for monitoring bobcats. This student will track survival and also determine cause-specific mortality of bobcats. Intern will be assisting staff in setting live-traps for capture of bobcats. Capturing and radiomarking kittens will be a large part of this student's duties. Maintenance of traps, equipment, data entry, and office assistance will also be required. Intern may be working long and variable hours in adverse conditions. Applicant must be in good physical condition, possess valid driver’s license, and be able to use trucks and ATVs under off-road conditions. Work vehicle and equipment provided.
Qualifications
Student must be a full-time student at a college or University. Preference will be given to students who are Junior or higher standing in 2020. In addition, coursework in human dimensions training, wildlife management and techniques, and mammology is desired. Experience with radio-telemetry equipment will be desirable. Applicant must be in good physical condition, possess valid driver’s license, and be able to use trucks and ATVs under off-road conditions. Work vehicle and equipment provided.
Contact Person
Chad Lehman
Contact Phone
605-255-4800 ext 217
Contact eMail
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