Wildlife Technician (4 positions)

Location: 
Island Park, ID
Application Period: 
2/14/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$12.31/hr
Employment Dates: 
3/12/2018 to 6/1/2018

About the position

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Upper Snake office is seeking to fill four non-benefited Wildlife Technician positions to assist with American White Pelican Management in Island Park, ID.  Technicians will implement measures to keep the number of nesting pelicans on Island Park Reservoir in line with objectives outlined in the Management Plan for the Conservation of American White Pelicans in Idaho (2016–2015).

General Information: 
Applicants must be physically cable of walking up to 8/miles a day, have excellent vision and hearing, and be able to work independently and collect high quality data, with or without reasonable accommodations. Typical work week is 3-4 days on/3-4 days off (40 hrs/week). Weekend work will be required. Housing will be provided in the Island Park/Mack's Inn area.
Responsibilities: 
Technicians will use physical presence to deter pelicans from nesting outside of an established conservation area on Trude Island. Technicians will be responsible for collecting data on behavior and nesting of pelicans as well as other waterbirds using the island. Technicians will be responsible for safely navigating to the island by canoe, powerboat or other means.
Qualifications: 
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of at least one of the following: 1) Good knowledge of wildlife ecology and habitat requirements and Some knowledge of wildlife habitat including evaluation and management practices; OR 2) Good knowledge of biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology or closely related discipline

Preferred Qualifications: . Experience with bird identification and/or surveys. Experience with 4x4 trucks, trailers, ATV's, canoes, powerboats, snowshoes/skis.
How to Apply

Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)

Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Attention: Matt Proett

4279 Commerce Circle

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

(208) 535-8030

matt.proett@idfg.idaho.gov

Additional Comments: 

EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.

URL: 

https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs/application-temporary

Contact: 

Matt Proett

Email: 

matt.proett@idfg.idaho.gov

Phone: 

(208) 535-8030

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Matt Proett
Phone: 
208-535-8030
Open until filled