Wildlife Technician I-Utah

Agency
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Location
Browns Park, UT
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$10.99-12.58/hr DOE
Start Date
04/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2019
Description
Technician will conduct assignments on a waterfowl management area to include but not be limited to the following duties: wetland water level management, beaver control, noxious weed control using mechanical and chemical methods, facility maintenance, equipment maintenance, waterfowl inventories, irrigation, heavy equipment use, fence construction and repair, cottonwood/willow restoration. Housing and utilities are provided. Government vehicle is provided for work duties. No internet is provided. Position may be filled prior to application deadline date. Position goes until September, with some flexibility in end date.
Qualifications
Applicants must be willing to work a somewhat flexible schedule. Typical 40 hour work week. Must be able to work in harsh conditions with highly variable temperatures and biting insects. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be self-motivated and willing to work alone in potentially hazardous conditions. Applicants should have experience working with ATVs, power tools, tractors, 4-wheel drive vehicles, animal traps and herbicides. Applicant must be able to lift 80 lbs, walk long distances over uneven terrain in adverse conditions, and be self-motivated and willing to work alone. Preference may be given to applicants with a degree in biological sciences, fisheries and wildlife or other closely related fields. Browns Park WMA is located in a remote area with the nearest town 45 miles away over dirt roads. A personal vehicle is required. Apply by emailing resume and cover letter to Amy at amyvandevoort@utah.gov. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Person
Amy Vande Voort
Contact Phone
435-823-0968
Contact eMail
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