Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Central Region Office in Springville

Wildlife Technician I

March 27, 2024

Wildlife Technician I

Closing date: When filled
Salary: $14.55 per hour
Location: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Central Region Office, 1115 N. Main St., Springville, UT 84663
Positions available: 2

Employment dates: April to September 2024 (ending dates may be flexible depending on school schedule)

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources, has two seasonal positions available at the Central Region Office in Springville, Utah.


Duties will include supervising/co-supervising the Division’s Dedicated Hunter projects. Projects include fence maintenance and construction, wildlife guzzler maintenance, facility and equipment maintenance, etc. Employees will be required to travel long distances to job locations; a Division vehicle will be provided for on-the-job travel. Employees may have the opportunity to assist a variety of sections within the DWR throughout the employment period. A typical work week is Wednesday through Saturday, 40 hours per week.

Job requirements and skills

High school diploma or equivalent, and must have a background or interest in wildlife. Must have the ability and willingness to endure strenuous and hard manual labor, lifting up to 60 lbs. Must be willing to work long hours in extreme weather conditions. Also, ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Applicants must have basic construction knowledge, including the ability to construct a fence, run a chainsaw and use hand tools. Working Saturdays is required, and successful applicants will be required to pass a state background check.


To apply, send a cover letter and resume (include previous work experience and a list of references).

UDWR Volunteer Coordinator
ATTN: Derek Murdock
1115 N. Main St.
Springville, UT 84663

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 Resources Office at 385-315-2834.

People and culture expectation

The successful applicant(s) will be expected to uphold the Division’s values of integrity, professionalism, accountability, teamwork and cooperation. The behaviors they embrace should set an example of professional and personal respect. Seasonal employees are expected to actively promote a workplace free of discrimination and harassment, as well as make good faith efforts to understand people as unique individuals with diverse life experiences, challenges and opportunities.