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Wildlife Technician I AIS (Ogden area)

Wildlife Technician I (Aquatic Invasive Species)

Opening date:  January 22, 2020
Closing date:  When filled
Salary:  $11.78 per hour
Location:  Pineview Reservoir (Ogden, Utah)
Positions available: 5
Housing: Not provided       

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, has seasonal positions (no benefits) available at Pineview Reservoir, Utah. This appointment will last from approximately May 18, 2020, into October 2020.

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 Pineview Reservoir 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.

Other
Applicants must be willing to work in an outdoor setting and work weekends and holidays.  **Transportation will be provided from Ogden DWR office to Pineview reservoir.

Applications
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
AIS Interdiction Specialist
Northern Region
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
(801) 648-6315
jtwright@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.