Recreation Technicians (BLM, Wyoming)

The Great Basin Institute

Various, Wyoming

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $18.00/hour
Deadline Jul 23, 2024

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management is recruiting 2 Recreation Technicians for the Casper Field Office, located in Casper, WY. Under the direction of the BLM, the selected candidate will support the Outdoor Recreation and Resources programs of the Casper Field Office.

Duties Include:

  • Recreation site management and maintenance.
  • Trail monitoring and maintenance.
  • Visitation monitoring through data from traffic counters, customer survey, visitor logs and direct monitoring.
  • Assist with Special Recreation Permit monitoring primarily through river compliance checks.
  • Field Data Collection for Recreation Planning.
  • Enhance recreation experiences by providing information and publications to the public in the field.
  • Public Lands sign inventory and placement.

This position is primarily field based and will require moderate to strenuous physical exertion, may include carrying up to 50lbs of tools and equipment to work sites across uneven terrain and/or steep slopes, and operating from a drift boat on the river. Required driving of up to 2 hours one way to reach sites. Work includes operating in busy campgrounds and along roadsides. During fieldwork the position is subject to cuts and bruises, extreme and adverse weather conditions, and injuries and discomforts from pests and animals.

Contract Timeline:

  • 16-week appointment beginning in July 2024, pending successful completion and passage of federal background check prior to start date;
  • Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

Location: Based in Casper, WY, in the vicinity of Casper Mountain and southern Big Horns. The Casper Field Office manages 1,326,733 million acres of public land for diverse resources and uses, including National Historic Trails , rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking and livestock grazing.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Wage: $18.75/hr.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available, premium paid 100% by GBI
  • Candidate is responsible for obtaining housing, but BLM can support in navigating housing opportunities locally.

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Category General / Stewardship, Outdoor Recreation