NON-CAREER WILDLIFE ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
Michigan Department of Natural Resources & Environment
DNRE - WILDLIFE DIVISION
Posting Date: 3/22/11 Deadline for Response: 3/31/11
Waterloo Wildlife Field Office, 13578 Seymour Rd, Grass Lake, MI 49240
May 16, 2011 - September 30, 2011 or 647 hours, which ever comes first
Number of Positions 1
Work Hours 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday
Pay Rate: $15.30 per hour
Brief Job Description
. Employee's main task will be to conduct deer damage inspections,
write permits for damage, manage returned tags and permits electronically,
and write extensions. Employee will also assist with maintaining State Game
Areas in Jackson, Washtenaw, Lenawee, and Hillsdale counties. Tasks may
include picking up trash, posting signs, blocking ORV access, mowing parking
lots, painting gates, equipment maintenance, building maintenance, and
mowing dams. Employee will also assist with goose and duck banding,
herbicide application, identifying/documenting invasive species, habitat
inventory, and other habitat projects on various game areas.
. Education: No specific amount or type.
. Experience: No specific amount or type is required.
. Possess a valid driver's license.
. Will be required to have a medical examiner's certification
(health card) as an employee that will operate a vehicle with a Gross
Vehicle Weight rating (GVWr) of 10,001 pounds or more, or a combination
vehicle with a Gross Combination weight rating (GCWr) of 10,001 pounds or
more. The cost of the medical examination will be covered by the State of
. May be assigned duties that require the application of pesticides,
which may require certification or registration as a pesticide applicator in
compliance with the Pesticide Control Act of 1976.
. May require possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to
operate a designated state vehicle.
. Education: Possess a high school diploma or GED
Possession of or working towards a degree in Wildlife Management, Wildlife
Biology, or a related field.
. Flexibility to work various hours and dates, up to 40
hours per week, including some weekends.
. Ability to work independently.
. Ability to communicate well with co-workers and the
. Knowledge and experience using hand and power tools.
. Knowledge or experience relating to wildlife or DNRE
. Knowledge and experience operating agriculture and
. Knowledge of and ability to identify Michigan flora
. Knowledge or experience aging deer.
. Ability to accurately read a map
. General office work, including basic computer
knowledge, photocopying, answering telephones, etc.
. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
. Possess a valid driver's License.
. Experience interacting with customers or the public.
. Experience operating hand and power tools
. Experience operating tractors and farm implements
. Possession of or working towards a degree in Wildlife
Management, Wildlife Biology, or a related field.
. Experience working for any wildlife related agency.
. Experience identifying Michigan flora and fauna
. Experience using computers.
. Experience handling crop damage
. Pesticide certification
How to Apply
Submit a resume and completed DNRE application form (Form PR-7123e) to the
Department of Natural Resources & Environment, Wildlife Division, 13578
Seymour Rd, Grass Lake, MI 49240 no later than March 31, 2011. ATTENTION
DNRE application can be found by linking to the following web site:
Note: Civil Service Rule 2-7 requires that all newly hired state employees
submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual start.
The Department of Natural Resources & Environment is an equal opportunity
If you have any questions, please call Chad Fedewa or Kristin Bissell at