Recent Wildlife Biology graduate looking to get relevant experience on your resume? Or just enjoy hard work while outside on private rural Texas properties? Plateau Land & Wildlife Management has an ideal position for you! We are looking to fill multiple Seasonal Wildlife Services Technician positions to keep up with growth through the end of 2021 and potentially beyond. Seasonal staff will be full time and receive paid training and full benefits as they team up with other Wildlife Services Technicians to learn the ropes. Job responsibilities include installation/servicing rainwater collection systems, wildlife feeders, and songbird nesting boxes, in addition to, surveying and treating Imported Red Fire Ants, and data collection/field documentation. Once trained Seasonal Wildlife Services Technicians will work solo or in teams with other Seasonal Wildlife Services Technicians performing these services and more for our land owner clients throughout the Hill Country.
Seasonal Wildlife Services Technicians must be dependable, arrive to work on time, and have a reliable means of transportation to get to work. In order to operate company vehicles applicants must have a clean driving record and current driver’s license. Both a background check and driving record request will be performed for applicants under consideration. As our service region includes several additional counties surrounding Hays and Travis Counties expect extended drive times and varied end times based on job completion. Wildlife Services staff will start at 7:00AM, Monday through Friday, and should anticipate overtime.
The work is hard but the job is fulfilling and your coworkers are incredible! Start building your wildlife related career with us. Seasonal employees may have an opportunity to hire on as permanent employees as positions become available. Wildlife biology related course work is beneficial but NOT needed for employment consideration.
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management is striving for a 100% vaccinated work force and is an equal opportunity employer.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
-High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
-Attention to detail, dependability, and accountability
-Excellent communication skills: Applicant must be effective in communicating via phone, email, text, and in person
-Excellent stamina: This position requires extended hiking in irregular terrain
-Ability to work in harsh weather conditions such as triple digit heat, rain, and cold
-Able to frequently lift and transfer 50lb feed bags and move bulky products to/from utility trailers or truck beds
-Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
-Seasonal Wildlife Services Technicians must maintain confidentiality regarding our clients and their properties at all times.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
-Familiarity with iOS (iPad), Microsoft and Adobe software and applications
-Off road driving experience with four-wheel drive vehicles
-Ability to tow and back a utility trailer utilizing mirrors
-Experience with power tools and chainsaws
-First Aid/CPR/Wilderness First Aid Training Certification
-Customer service experience is preferred.
Stephen Parker - Products & Services Division Manager