Wildlife Technician – Utah Big Game Range Trend Studies-Utah

Agency
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Location
Ephraim, UT
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Starting wage for those with no plant identification experience is $11.21 per hour. With qualifying plant identification experience, the starting wage is $12.48 per hour
Start Date
05/14/2018
Last Date to Apply
03/05/2018
Website
https://wildlife.utah.gov/range-trend.html
Description
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, monitor key big game habitats throughout Utah. Southern Utah will be the area of emphasis in the summer of 2018, with the possible trips throughout all of Utah monitoring habitat treatments as part of the Utah Watershed Restoration Initiative. Examples of Duties The primary responsibility is to monitor changes in plant communities using various vegetation-sampling methods. Working periods consist of 4 consecutive days Monday-Thursday (possibly Friday) in the field, with weekends off. A typical workweek consists of 40-50 hours. Sleeping accommodations (camp trailer), transportation and food are provided while in the field. Housing is not provided on the weekends Time frame: Appx. from May 14 to August 30, 2018 (beginning and end dates are flexible depending on school schedule or applicant availability)
Qualifications
Job Requirements and Skills Ability to pay close attention to details and listen to instructions, tolerance of repetitive work, and ability to work as a team member. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of plant identification, plant and range ecology, vegetation monitoring, basic computer skills, and experience operating 4x4 vehicles. Ability to work under extreme conditions and/or inclement weather. Work responsibilities require moderate physical labor including hiking and carrying equipment up to 50 pounds. Applications Send a cover letter, resume (please include previous work experience and a list of references), copy of college transcripts (unofficial), and a list of current coursework to: UDWR Great Basin Research Center ATTN: Jason Cox 494 West 100 South Ephraim, UT 84627 or Email: jasoncox@utah.gov DNR complies with the ADA. Hearing impaired employees who wish further information regarding this announcement may call the DNR TTY number at 801-538-7458. Disabled employees who desire reasonable accommodation in the interview process should contact the DNR Human Resource Office at 801-538-7210.
Contact Person
Jason Cox
Contact Phone
435-283-4441
Contact eMail
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