STATE OF WYOMING
invites applications for the position of:
ATTP99-12545-Damage Technician-Greybull or Worland
CLOSING DATE:04/01/20 11:59 PM
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Damage Technician in Greybull, WY or Worland, WY. This position assists department personnel in wildlife damage control, wildlife damage claim investigations, wildlife conflict resolution, wildlife data collection, wildlife disease surveillance, and sports person and public relations in accordance with Department policy. Perform routine maintenance of Department facilities, equipment, and grounds.
Human Resource Contact: Laura Curtis 307-777-4507 firstname.lastname@example.org
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Assists game wardens in limiting depredation by big game, game birds and trophy game animals to crops and livestock.
- Routinely communicates with landowners experiencing wildlife damage, ensuring relationships are maintained.
- Assist regional personnel with wildlife conflict situations in urban and rural settings.
- Humanely euthanize sick and injured wildlife.
- Live trap and relocate black bears, mountain lions, and other wildlife.
- Communicate with homeowners, landowners, and other interested parties and provide information regarding wildlife conflict situations.
- Assist with the collection of biological data during wildlife and habitat surveys.
- Provide Department outreach information and assistance to the public.
- Collect lymph nodes from harvested deer, elk, and moose, for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) surveillance efforts.
- Collect and record other harvest information (i.e., species, age and sex of harvested animals).
- Maintain facilities and equipment as directed.
- Communicate effectively with landowners, sportsperson, and Department personnel. Assist regional personnel with coverage during hunting season, particularly on Department administered lands.
- Assist with wildlife research efforts and data management, as needed.
Preference will be given to those with a four-year college degree in wildlife management, range management, or other natural resource fields.
Preference will be given to those with other related training and experience. Other related training and experience will be evaluated.
**Must have a valid driver's license.
- Skill in the safe use of handguns, shotguns, rifles, and pyrotechnical devices.
- Skill in interpersonal communications with employees, landowners, and the general public.
- Ability to record and manage data.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision and to be self-directed.
- Knowledge of wildlife management concepts, principles, and practices.
- Well developed communication skills (written and oral).
- Knowledge of general outdoor skills.
- Skill in the use of GPS and reading maps.
- Ability to positively work with and facilitate relationships with the ranching and hunting communities and other interested individuals as a team.
- Ability to use small power and non-power hand tools
- Ability to safely operate 4-wheel drive pickup, ATV and snowmobile in various terrain and road conditions.
None - See "Preferences"
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
- Ability to work outside and perform under adverse weather conditions and difficult terrain often during long periods.
- Ability to walk in rough, uneven terrain with unstable footing.
- Ability to work weekends, holidays, early mornings, late evenings and at night.
- Will be required to work alone in the field in a rural setting.
- Travel and overnight stays may be required.
- FLSA: Non-Exempt
- Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment.
- Tentative dates of employment are June 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020.
040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division
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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
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See Human Resource Contact Information
in the General Description Section
Statewide, WY 82002
Fax: (307) 777-6562
Class Code #ATTP99
Job # 12545
ATTP99-12545-DAMAGE TECHNICIAN-GREYBULL OR WORLAND
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.