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ATAW99-2024-00935-Habitat and Access Specialist-Saratoga/Dubois

Wyoming Game and Fish

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details 20.39
Deadline Jun 21, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

State of WyomingATAW99-2024-00935-Habitat and Access Specialist-Saratoga/Dubois

SALARY

$20.39 Hourly

JOB TYPE

Contract Full-time

JOB NUMBER

2024-00935

DEPARTMENT

Game & Fish Commission

DIVISION

Services

OPENING DATE

05/23/2024

CLOSING DATE

Continuous

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking two (2) Habitat and Access Specialists. These positions perform a variety of land management practices associated with the development and maintenance of Wildlife Habitat Management Areas (WHMAs) and Public Access Areas (PAAs). One position will be located in Dubois and one position in Saratoga Wyoming.

Human Resource Contact: Alice Saldana / alice.saldana2@wyo.gov 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

Position will be responsible for:

  • Irrigation maintenance – Pivot, flood, and gated pipe
  • Fence construction and maintenance – wildlife and stock fence
  • Operation and maintenance of farm equipment (tractors, skid steers, backhoes)
  • Knowledge and experience in farming.
  • Weed identification 
  • Wetland management
  • WHMA and PAA maintenance (roads, parking areas, boat ramps, etc)
  • ATV/UTV operation and maintenance
  • Operation of power tools, 4x4 pickups and trailers
  • Work on other projects as assigned.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Preference will be given to those with a farm or ranch background or experience related to range management, fish and wildlife resource management, habitat development, or college coursework towards a degree in range, fish, or wildlife management.

**Must have a valid driver’s license.
 
KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and experience in farming and irrigation
  • Knowledge of wildlife management, natural resource management, range management, wetland management, and habitat management
  • Skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing, and managing time
  • Ability to listen, be a team player, and communicate with other employees and the public
  • Ability to work alone and exercise independent judgment

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Weekend work will be required
  • Positions may require extended stays in campers
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Position will often independently work outside in all weather conditions

NOTES: 

  • FLSA - non-exempt
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to
  • Appointment
  • One (1) position will be located in Dubois thru 10/31/2024 and will have housing provided (cabins and campers).
  • One (1) position will be located in Saratoga thru 11/30/2024 and will have housing provided (camper).
  • Uniforms, rain gear, and other necessary gear will be provided when in the field.
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment.
  • In addition to submitting the state application, please submit a cover letter to Ray Bredehoft, Habitat and Access Branch Chief, 5400 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne WY 82006, or email: raymond.bredehoft@wyo.gov. The cover letter should include career plans and suitability for the job.
  • CONTACT: For more information regarding these positions contact Ray Bredehoft, Habitat and Access Branch Chief, at 307-777-4682

Supplemental Information

040-Game & Fish Commission-Services Division

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online @  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

 

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category General / Stewardship, Wildlife
Tags Wetland