About the position
The Southeast Region is seeking 1 Wildlife Technician (3.0 months) to assist with the regional wildlife management program in Pocatello, Idaho and the surrounding area. This position will focus on implementing the pelican management plan in the blackfoot river system.
Incumbents must be able to lift/carry up to 60 lbs. with occasional lifting/carrying up to 100 lbs. for short distances and work long, strenuous hours in extreme weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodations.
In addition, the successful applicant may also assist on multiple projects for Species of Greatest Conservation Need, including but not limited to: banding and tagging pre-fledgling pelicans, acoustic and capture surveys for bats, and surveys for various species including sharp-tailed and sage grouse, yellow-billed cuckoos, several amphibian species, and bumblebees. The technician will work both individually and as a team, and follow standardized protocols to collect biological data. Hazing activities require the successful applicant to have passed a hunter safety class and to be very familiar with ethical hunting practices and the operation of a shotgun.
The Wildlife Technician will also be required to participate in other wildlife and fisheries management activities as needed.