Wildlife Technician 1-011018-164679

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency
  • Rhea County, TN, United States
  • Jan 12, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:  Experience equivalent to one year of fulltime wildlife conservation, forestry, farming or closely related work; qualifying coursework at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.  

Other Requirements

Necessary Special Qualifications:  Applicants for this class must: 

  1. possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment in some positions.
  2. upon appointment, successfully acquire a valid commercial driver's license/endorsement in some positions.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview

Summary:  Under general supervision, performs wildlife conservation work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features:  This is the entry/working class in the Wildlife Technician series. Employees in this class perform wildlife conservation work in one of the following specialty areas: creel surveys, state lake operation and maintenance, fish attractor construction and fish data collection, wildlife area operation and maintenance, or hatchery operation and maintenance.

Competencies (KSA's)


  1. Integrity and Trust
  2. Ethics and Values
  3. Action Oriented
  4. Time Management
  5. Perseverance
  6. Listening
  7. Learning on the Fly
  8. Technical Learning
  9. Decision Quality
  10. Problem Solving


  1. Working knowledge of wildlife and fisheries habitat management or a related field. 
  2. Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  3. Basic knowledge hunting, fishing, and trapping regulations.
  4. Basic computer knowledge and use for administrative duties.
  5. Basic knowledge of hunter safety and firearm use.
  6. Basic knowledge of safe handling of sick or injured wildlife.


  1. Finger dexterity
  2. Manual dexterity
  3. Hand arm steadiness
  4. Critical thinking skills.
  5. Active listening and learning skills.
  6. Oral comprehension
  7. Oral expression
  8. Depth perception
  9. Stamina
  10. Multilimb coordination
  11. Trunk strength
  12. Near vision
  13. Speech recognition
  14. Written expression
  15. Handling and moving objects
  16. Mathmatics 


  1. Problem solving abilities
  2. Judgment and decision making
  3. Equipment selection
  4. Reading comprehension
  5. Deductive reasoning
  6. Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
  7. Time management
  8. Written comprehension

Closing date and time: 1/16/2018 at 11:59 PM Central Time

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Job Level



Government- State/Provincial


$23,808.00 Annually