Job Posting for Temporary Conservation Tech I at Nebraska State Government
The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.
This advertisement is for a temporary position that is expected to last until August 15, 2020.Assist with prescribed burning, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintain equipment, assist with wildlife surveys, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer and assist in operation of controlled hunts.REQUIREMENTS: 12 semester hours or the equivalent of post high school coursework/training in fisheries management, natural resources and/or biology OR 6 months experience in wildlife/recreation or fisheries management.
PREFERRED: Applicants with Pesticide Applicators license and Class A CDL license with O endorsement preferred.
OTHER: Valid driver's license required.Knowledge of and ability to operate tractors, All Terrain Vehicles (ATV's), chainsaws, and farm equipment; basic knowledge of wildlife management principles. Computer skills (MS Word, Access, Excel) highly desirable.