Wildlife Research Technician-Idaho

Agency
Idaho Dept of Fish and Game
Location
Idaho
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
12.41/hour
Start Date
08/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/29/2018
Description
Wildlife Research Technician, Gray Wolf and Mountain Lion (1 position available) Location: Coeur d’Alene Application Period: 6/11/2018 to 6/29/2018 (5 p.m. PST) Employment Type: Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time Salary: $12.41 per hour Employment Dates: 8/1/2018 to 10/17/2018 About the position: The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking to hire a temporary Wildlife Research Technician for wolf and mountain lion research in Idaho. Dates Needed: August 1, 2018 - October 17, 2018. General Information: With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents are required to hike 8 to 12 miles per day for 8 days in a row. Crews will tent camp for extended periods of time while in study areas around the state. There is optional trailer housing for days off near Coeur d’ Alene, ID. Incumbents will work eight 10 hours days/biweekly. Up to $30/day provided for groceries while in field. Responsibilities: Deploy cameras in predicted wolf and mountain lion habitat throughout Idaho. Technicians will also survey wolf pack rendezvous site habitat and collect wolf scat samples. Technician will interact professionally with the public.
Qualifications
Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in a natural resource degree is preferred, must have a valid driver’s license, get along well with others in a field setting, camp for extended periods of time, hike 8-12 miles per day for 8 days in a row, experience navigating using a GPS and map in remote settings, experience entering data into an excel spreadsheets or access databases, experience with 4x4 trucks and driving in rugged conditions is preferred, ability to follow a rigid protocol and record detailed data in a field setting, ability to make decisions in the field when unable to contact a supervisor. How to Apply: 1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number: 1082805 at https://idahoworks.gov/ada/r/users/new_job_seeker) 2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs/application-temporary) 3. Submit a cover letter. Excellent cover letters clearly demonstrate how you meet each of the Qualifications required for the position. Please give specific example(s) of instances that demonstrate your ability to make independent decisions in the field without supervision. 4. Submit a cover letter, resume with three professional references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to: Contact: David Ausband Email: david.ausband@idfg.idaho.gov Idaho Department of Fish and Game Attention: David Ausband 2885 W. Kathleen Avenue Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815 Additional Comments: EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact Person
David Ausband
Contact eMail
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