Wildlife Technician – Winter Tick Sampling

Agency
Penobscot Tribal Nation DNR
Location
northern Maine
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
14.51/hr
Start Date
09/20/2021
Last Date to Apply
09/15/2021
Description
The Wildlife Technician collaborates with the Wildlife Biologist to assist with data collection of winter tick on Tribal Lands. The field season will run from September for 10 weeks. The candidate will be travelling to Tribal lands throughout Maine to tree harvest areas walking transects to collect winter ticks to add to the Penobscot Nation's long-term monitoring program.
Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associates degree in Wildlife Biology or related field is preferred. However, an equivalent combination of education and work experience that demonstrates ability and professional knowledge will be considered. Experience related to wildlife management is preferred. Experience using ATV's, 4x4 truck travel to remote areas is preferred. The ability to walk long distances in thick cover is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills is preferred. Self direction, problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills are preferred. Computer proficiency including, Microsoft Word and Excel, knowledge of GPS units is required.
Contact Person
Benjamin Simpson
Contact Phone
207-659-1267
Contact eMail
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