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Wildlife Technician I AIS (Bear Lake area)

Wildlife Technician I (Aquatic Invasive Species)

Opening date:  January 22, 2020
Closing date:  When filled
Salary:  $11.78 per hour
Location:  Bear Lake (Logan, Utah)
Positions available: 15
Housing: Not provided

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, has seasonal positions (no benefits) available in Bear Lake, Utah. This appointment will last from approximately May 18, 2020, until August 31, 2020, with possible extension to the end of October

Examples of Duties
The successful individual will work within the UDWR’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program, dealing primarily with Quagga/Zebra mussel interdiction and education. Educating the public is a large part of the job so professionalism and the ability to communicate is important. Duties include inspecting and interviewing boaters prior to launching at Bear Lake and using a high-pressure sprayer to decontaminate boats when needed.

Job Requirements and Skills
Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license at the time of employment. Applicant should have the ability to work outdoors in a recreational environment. Preference may be given to applicants with an interest and educational background in natural resources, customer service or boat and equipment operation experience. A knowledge of aquatic invasive species and Quagga mussels is preferred, but not required.

Applicants must be willing to work in an outdoor setting and work weekends and holidays.  **Transportation may be provided from a centralized location to job site depending on where you reside.

Interested applicants may apply by emailing a cover letter, resume (please include previous work experience and a list of references), a copy of college transcripts (unofficial), and a list of current coursework to:

Josh Wright
A.I.S. Interdiction Specialist
Northern Region
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
(801) 648-6315

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.