Under the supervision of the Project Leader for the Edwards Plateau Ecosystems Management Project, this position is responsible for conducting general maintenance, construction and development activities on the Kerr Wildlife Management Area (WMA) involving buildings, public use facilities, landscaping, grounds maintenance, fencing, roads, wildlife/livestock water developments and also developing maintenance schedules. Occasionally performs routine wildlife habitat management and biological survey work. Work will involve collection of biological data and assisting with various research projects as necessary. Assists with public hunting and public use programs on assigned areas where applicable. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
NOTE: Current TPWD Fish & Wildlife Technicians I-II may apply for this position at their current classification title and at the established Wildlife Division salary rate.
Graduation from High School or GED.
Two years relevant experience.
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license;
Must possess or be able to obtain within one year of employment, a Non-Commercial Pesticide/Herbicide Applicators license issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture;
NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses.
Must be able to pass, within one year of employment, the FFTII moderate duty physical fitness standard (walk 2 miles with a 25 lb pack in 30 minutes or less) OR the arduous duty physical fitness standard (walk 3 miles with 45 lb pack in 45 minutes or less);
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in relevant field may substitute for the required experience.
Current Non-Commercial Political Pesticide/Herbicide Applicators license issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture;
Current National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification.
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