Wednesday , April 17 2024

Wildlife Department Jobs – Nutria Eradication Technician

Website California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Nutria Eradication Operations Supervisor (Senior Environmental Scientist [Supervisory]), the incumbent will fill a critical role in the Department’s Nutria Eradication Program. Nutria are highly invasive and extremely detrimental to the environment, but primarily nocturnal and relatively elusive in low densities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will conduct habitat suitability assessments, visual observation and camera surveys, trapping, nutria dispatch and necropsies, and electronic data collection (i.e., Esri Collector smartphone application), as well as use baits and lures and communicate with local landowners.
  • The incumbent is responsible for following spatial assignments and completing tasks according to project protocols.
  • The incumbent will work with the Operations Supervisor and field crew leads to design, build, evaluate, and/or help refine detection and trapping methods and tools for the most effective and efficient detection and removal of nutria.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to Communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to prepare simple reports and maintain simple records
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in the work
  • Ability to analyze situations and take effective action
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled/semiskilled mechanical and construction work and direct the work of seasonal staff.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Education equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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