This is a 10-month permanent seasonal technician position. Under supervision of the Wildlife Information Center biologist, this position is responsible for working as part of a team in the Wildlife Information Center in Anchorage. The Information Center assists people from around the world, answering questions about hunting and trapping regulations, hunting opportunities, hunter education, and wildlife viewing in the region and statewide. This position provides customer service to the public and assists with providing field and logistical support to biologists in Anchorage and for projects throughout Southcentral Alaska (Region II).
The key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will possess some or all of the following desired strengths. All of these traits must be documented in your cover letter and supplemented in your applicant profile. If you do not have experience with one or more of the traits listed below, simply state so in your cover letter.
Upon hiring, the incumbent must be able to obtain/maintain:
High school graduation; and six months experience at the developmental level of fish and wildlife technician or aide. This experience is equivalent to Fish and Wildlife Technician II with the State of Alaska.
One year of technical laboratory and/or field experience involving fish or wildlife research, management, or habitat protection, or as a commercial fisherman, guide, trapper or subsistence hunter or fisherman.
Substitutions: An additional six months of work experience involving fish or wildlife, or outdoor manual labor or in a laboratory may substitute for high school graduation. Bachelor of Science degree in fisheries, wildlife or habitat protection may substitute for a maximum of two years of technical laboratory or field experience, involving fish or wildlife research, management or habitat protection.
Special Requirements: Work may involve exposure to animals, insects and inclement weather, low level flying, travel by boat or skiff, or contact with drugs and chemicals. Housing may consist of bunkhouses, vessels, or wall tents. Positions are seasonal or temporary.
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