Volunteer Services Coordinator - Hunter Education Technician

Location: 
Idaho Falls
Application Period: 
1/3/2019 to 1/17/2019
Employment Type: 
Permanent - Full Time
Salary: 
$19.61 - $26.15 per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!

About the position

The Department of Fish and Game is currently seeking a Volunteer Services Coordinator - Hunter Education Technician for our Upper Snake Regional office in Idaho Falls. 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee region wide Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education and Trapper Education certification classes.
  • Recruit, train and manage a region wide volunteer workforce of instructors  to teach Hunter, Bowhunter and Trapper Education.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement a region wide volunteer application process, training programs, volunteer incentive programs and recognition events.
  • Maintain meticulous records and reports on volunteer performance and hours and educational programs/events and their effectiveness.
  • Hire, train and supervise hunter education temporary technicians to assist with hunter education activities.
  • Recruit, train and manage a skilled volunteer workforce to assist Department staff and accomplish agency goals.
  • Maintain and track a large inventory of department equipment and materials for use by volunteers and staff.
  • Develop regional education workshops and clinics to introduce youth and adult audiences to hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
  • Serve as a regional department liaison for the Idaho Master Naturalists, Idaho Hunter Education Association and other conservation groups.
  • Manage regional budgets and expenses in hunter education and volunteer programs.
  • Participate in regional activities such as tagging, trapping and relocation of wildlife species.

Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.)

  • Experience: planning, developing, and maintaining programs to utilize volunteer workers; utilizing community resources for recruitment of volunteers; supervising volunteers including interviewing, selection, and performance evaluation; training volunteer workers; maintaining program records; preparing and giving oral presentations to groups.

Minimum Qualification Specialty Areas: (These qualifications are required for the current opening.)

  • Some knowledge of educational and training methods.
  • Good knowledge firearm and firearms safety.
  • Some knowledge of hunting laws and regulations and hunting methods.

Desirable Qualification: (This qualification is not required.)

  • Certified hunter education instructor.
How to Apply

Please apply online at the URL below.

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference.
Contact: 
Rachel Byington
Phone: 
(208) 334-3773
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)