Wildlife Technician – Small Mammals: Utah

Agency
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Location
Springville, UT
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.13
Start Date
04/11/2022
Last Date to Apply
03/20/2022
Description
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, has two (2) small mammal technician positions (no benefits) available at Springville, Utah. This appointment will last from early-to-mid April through late June 2022 (exact dates TBD). Housing is not provided. Duties include working as a pair, traveling to and locating survey sites throughout west-central Utah, setting live traps, safely handling, identifying and taking measurements of small mammals, making basic vegetation & habitat assessments, and entering data & performing quality control. These positions require extensive time driving, hiking, and overnight camping (often primitive) in remote settings and varying weather conditions. Ability to handle a 4wd truck and navigate using maps (including paper) and GPS is necessary, as well as willingness to carry heavy trapping supplies for distances up to 1 mile. Field equipment needed to accomplish required tasks will be provided.
Qualifications
Applicants should possess relevant education/experience in wildlife biology or a closely related field. Attention to detail and following protocols is also required. Experience handling and identifying small mammals, especially Great Basin species, is preferred. To apply: Please email a single pdf with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position, your dates of availability, and your experience with remote and isolated work, along with a resume and 3 references to Terri Pope, tpope [at] utah.gov. Applications will be reviewed as received.
Contact Person
Terri Pope
Contact eMail
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