Wildlife Survey Technician

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Wildlife Program staff in the Panhandle Region are seeking to hire 1 temporary Wildlife Survey Technician to assist with regional monitoring efforts. Start and end dates are flexible. The position will start as soon as a qualified applicant is found and will continue into mid-August. The technician will work with other regional staff as well as on their own to deploy wildlife monitoring cameras across the region. Deploying and revisiting game cameras involves on- and off-trail travel through steep, heavily vegetated terrain. The technician will, at times, be required to hike 5+ miles a day. There will also be opportunities to join regional staff on other wildlife-related fieldwork such as collar mortality investigations, otter surveys, and vegetation surveys. Optional camp trailer housing with access to a shared kitchen and bathrooms is available. To Apply: Please submit a single pdf including a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least 3 references to morgan.pfander@idfg.idaho.gov. Include your availability in the cover letter (start and end dates). Apply by June 7th, 2023. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date. Successful candidates will be hired through a temporary hiring agency and will need to complete all associated paperwork. Contact Person: Morgan Pfander morgan.pfander@idfg.idaho.gov (208) 769-1414
- Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a small team. - Ability to work in mountainous settings. - Ability to drive on various types of roads (highways, primitive dirt roads) and navigate using maps and GPS devices. Valid driver’s license required. - Experience using mountain bikes and ATVs in rugged terrain is a plus. - Ability to collect data in a rigorous manner and carefully follow instructions. Physical requirements • Must be capable of carrying a +30lb pound backpack and able to hike 5+ miles per day in rough terrain.
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