|Job Title:||NATURAL RESOURCE WORKER 2 *03597W|
|Opening Date/Time:||Mon. 04/17/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time|
|Closing Date/Time:||Wed. 04/26/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$2,268.00 – $2,925.00 Monthly|
|Job Type:||Full Time – Non-Permanent|
|Location:||Skagit County – Other, Washington|
|Department:||Dept. of Fish and Wildlife|
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. WDFW’s employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands. They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
NATURAL RESOURCE WORKER 2
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill four (4) full time, non-permanent Natural Resource Worker 2 position located in the Wildlife Program, Lands Division. The position is anticipated to run from May through October. The duty station for the position is the Skagit Wildlife Area near Conway with work performed in Island, Skagit, and Snohomish Counties. However, the position may be required to perform work on a statewide basis on occasion.
The responsibilities of this temporary, six (6) months, position directly address the sound stewardship of fish and wildlife resources by implementing wildlife habitat improvement through weed control and land management activities. The incumbent conducts Spartina eradication and invasive cattail control through the implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) as part of a small crew under the supervision of experienced staff. The incumbent operates equipment such as boats, ATVs, mowers, and sprayers and maintains the equipment in estuarine environments, as well as implements other aquatic and terrestrial habitat enhancement/restoration activities. The incumbent collects and records data using devices such as GPS and cameras, as well as in writing.
|Under the direction of a Weed Control Crew Leader, the Natural Resource Worker conducts Spartina (an estuarine, invasive grass) eradication as part of a team using an integrated weed management approach. Primary duties include:
|High school diploma or GED, AND three months of natural resource related labor experience.
One year as a Natural Resource Worker 1.Valid Washington State, or other state, driver’s license.
*Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Pesticide Applicator’s license after hire.
The successful candidate must be willing and able to:
How to Apply:
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. Please do not include any attachments other than the ones requested above. E-mailed documents will not be accepted after the closing of the recruitment or in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in NeoGov. A resume will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.