Under direct supervision, this position is assigned for maintenance duties on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in the Southwest Region north work team, which includes Hannahatchee, Elmodel, Flint River, Albany Nursery, Cordele Fish Hatchery, Lanahassee, Montezuma Bluffs, and Chickasawhatchee. Specific duties include: implementing assigned tasks in annual WMA work plans; utilizing heavy equipment and farm equipment; creation and maintenance of wildlife openings; prescribed burning; placement and maintenance of nest structures for a variety of species; planting trees and shrubs; maintenance of roads, buildings, gates and other structures; maintenance of property boundary and administration of managed hunts. Incumbent is responsible for maintenance of equipment including tractors, farm implements, and other heavy equipment. Collects important biological data for population monitoring of deer, turkey, and avian populations as well as disease monitoring of important wildlife species; provide other public services such as technical guidance for nuisance abatement, habitat development, and serve as after hours on-call person on a rotational basis for emergency response.
If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Connie Hopkins
2070 US Hwy, 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025
High school diploma or GED
One year (2 semesters) of Biology.
Preference may be given to applicants with
- Experience working for Wildlife Resources Division
- Employment history in wildlife management
- Experience working with heavy equipment, plumbing, electrical, and/or carpentry
- One year of college coursework including biology and wildlife management
NOTE: Applicants must possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or be eligible to obtain a CDL. Those hired on a position requiring a CDL who do not possess a CDL will be expected to obtain a CDL within 12 months to perform their job.