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Wildlife Technician I (Ephraim)

Wildlife Technician I

Opening date:  January 21, 2020
Closing date:  March 2, 2020
Salary:  Starting wage is $11.78/hr.
Location:  Ephraim
Time frame: May 4, 2020 – August 28, 2020
Positions available:  2
Housing: Not provided

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, in cooperation with U.S. Forest Service is doing research on native forbs in the Great Basin. Some travel throughout the state to collect data from other study plots may be required. Some travel throughout Utah and Nevada for seed collection may also be required. As a state agency, we work 4 days a week for 10 hours a day, Monday through Thursday. However, there may be times when there will be work that needs to be done on a Friday or Saturday.

Job Duties
The majority of the work will consist of maintaining study plots located in Ephraim, Fountain Green, and Nephi as well as collecting data from these plots.

Job Requirements and Skills
Ability to work under extreme conditions and/or inclement weather. Work responsibilities require moderate physical labor. Ability to pay close attention to details and listen to instructions, tolerance of repetitive work, and ability to work as a team member.

 Preference will be given to applicants with experience operating farm equipment and 4×4 vehicles.

Applications
Send or e-mail a cover letter, resume (please include previous work experience and list of references), copy of college transcripts (unofficial), and a list of current coursework to:

MAILED APPLICATIONS:
UDWR Great Basin Research Center
494 West 100 South
Ephraim, UT 84627

E-MAILED APPLICATIONS:
Jason Cox
jasoncox@utah.gov

Please contact Melissa Landeen for further information at 385-368-0388 or mlandeen@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 801-538-7318.