Seasonal Natural Resources Field Tech - Camp Atterbury, Edinburgh

State Of Indiana Edinburgh , IN 46124

Posted 5 months ago

Hire Salary:

$9.00 - $12.00 hour depending on qualifications;

Limited to working an annual maximum of 180-days per year.

Work for Indiana!

Join U.S. News & World Report's #1 state government! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana features a diverse workforce offering applicants stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day. You also benefit from the State's enterprise-wide employer values including work-life balance, public service, professional growth, diversity and wellbeing.

About the job:

This position serves within the Environmental Division, Directorate of Public Works, Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center located in Edinburgh, Indiana. This person will assist with implemention of the Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan (INRMP). This person will perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. This position is seasonal/temporary and is labor intensive. The Sikes Act (16 USC 670a-670o) and the Sikes Act Improvement Act of 1997 are the primary regulatory drivers for this position.

This position's primary emphasis will include the collection of biological data to support wild game management goals. Daily work hours will vary and could involve 8-12 hour days and some weekend work. Work hours will occur primarily within the second shift time frame but will ocassionaly fluctuate based upon mission requirements. Specific responsibilities will include manning the hunting check station during weekly and special hunts at Camp Atterbury. The incumbent will collect and record game harvest data such as sex, weight, age, reproductive status etc. Collection of this data will require direct handling of harvested game species and interaction with the successful hunter(s). Other duties that may be assigned include wildlife surveys, threatened & endangered species managments, nuisance species management and other wildlife issues including capturing and immobilizing animals as needs occur, invasive vascular species removal and management, forest and timber management, timber stand improvement, and wildland fire management.

A day in the life:

  • Process harvested wild game for purpose of biological data collection

  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system for wild game harvest data

  • Field identification of common Indiana wildlife species for purpose of population surveys

  • Threatened and Endangered Species monitoring/management

  • Pest management (nusiance animal trapping, awareness training, pesticide application, etc.)

  • Field identification of common vascular plant and tree species

  • Prescribed fire implementation

What we are looking for:

  • Valid high school diploma or GED; or one (1) year of work experience.

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Seasonal Natural Resources Field Tech - Camp Atterbury, Edinburgh

State Of Indiana