DNR seasonal jobs
Do you want a natural resources job that lasts for just a few months?
To apply for seasonal positions follow the application instructions on the announcement. If an application form is required, you can download the job application form, then follow the instructions on the announcement. (Adobe's free PDF reader is required to open the download.)
For full-time, permanent positions with the DNR or the State of Utah, please visit the Utah Department of Human Resource Management website.
Division of Parks & Recreation
Seasonal Park Ranger Aide
The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, has one seasonal Park Ranger Aide position open at the Great Salt Lake Complex.
Duties: Park Ranger Aides perform a variety of duties at Great Salt Lake Complex. Ranger Aides staff the Gift Shop, perform general maintenance and clean park facilities, run small equipment and help maintain buildings and grounds, work the entrance station and take money. They help maintain hiking and biking trails. Park Ranger Aides may help develop and present interpretive programs, including evening programs, guided hikes, and Jr. Ranger programs. They may assist on search and rescue or medical incidents. Special projects and other duties may be assigned.
Other: Work is performed in a remote setting with limited resources and conveniences. Ranger aides will be required to work weekends and holidays. A background check will be required.
More information: For more information about Utah State Park, visit stateparks.utah.gov.
Aquatic Invasive Species Technician
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has one seasonal position available in Bullfrog, Utah, at Lake Powell, beginning July 6, 2015. Housing is provided. It is a coed duplex on Lake Powell with a full kitchen, fully furnished living quarters, two bathrooms, shared bedrooms and a backyard.
Schedule: The work schedule is five, eight-hour shifts. Selected individual will be required to work holidays and most (if not all) weekends. The schedule will be rotating and could include nights as well.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma
Preferred skills: Great people skills to interact with boaters as they come off the boat ramps. Individuals must have the ability to get along with others as the successful candidate will be living and working with co-workers. Individuals should be self-motivated and possess the ability to work independently as well as work in a team environment. A successful candidate will also have the ability to work long hours in the heat of the day, and a willingness to learn and work hard. An interest in natural resources is desirable.
Job description:The position involves checking boats as they come off Lake Powell for Quagga mussels and other aquatic invasive species. Educating the public is a large part of the job so professionalism and the ability to communicate is important. Other duties may include decontaminating boats, maintaining equipment, working Law Enforcement checkpoints and performing CREEL surveys.
Physical requirements: Must be able to work long hours, outdoors in the heat of the day.
Call 435-299-9562 with additional questions.
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