Wildlife Technician- Seasonal

  • Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
  • Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, USA
  • May 13, 2019
Seasonal Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

THE POSITION

Do you like working with wildlife?  Do you enjoy working outdoors?  Join our award winning, creative, and talented team of natural resource managers working to ensure realistic military and law enforcement training opportunities to local and international organizations.  Apply today!!

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

  •  Non-permanent, Seasonal, Full-time employment

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Members of this team are challenged daily by integrating the training demands with truly sustainable ecosystem management practices on the ground.  You will work with a multitude of animals and plants found on the property  This is rewarding and fast paced technical wildlife management work.  Candidates in this position require a high level of personal initiative, ability to follow directions, and work independently, as well as in a crew, within general guidelines.  A key attribute is the ability to work safely, following strict safety procedures and protocols pertaining to the live-fire training aspect of the facility.  Candidates will have the chance to hike in steep, hazardous terrain, and work in inclement weather.  There will be the opportunity to travel and work some night and weekend hours.  Candidates must have or be willing to obtain Rabies pre-exposure inoculation at or before the start of employment. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from an Associate Degree Program in Wildlife Management OR  Any combination of experience or training which provides the required knowledges, skills, and abilities.

Necessary Special Requirement:  Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
motor vehicle operator's license.

  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education,  you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions  

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$19.42 Hourly