Wildlife Technician by 4Expertise


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									WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN CLASS PURPOSE To perform preliminary data analysis, technical duties and habitat development relating to wildlife conservation, management, and research; perform related work. GENERAL INFORMATION Positions in this classification are used for habitat management areas, data management or wildlife management. Some positions may travel to remote locations for data collection and maintenance activities, and may require the physical ability to walk and backpack for several hours, operate trail bikes, ride horses in rugged terrain, lift and carry up to 65 pounds, and work in extreme weather conditions. Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Frequent (overnight) in-state travel may be required. Some positions will require that you have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be able to obtain a CDL prior to completion of your probationary period and in those instances will require you to participate in an alcohol/controlled substance testing program. This classification will be used as an underfill for recruitment and training purposes for the Wildlife Technician Senior classification. NATURE AND SCOPE The Wildlife Technician classification is used to perform habitat management, basic data collection, data preparation, preliminary data analysis, and/or habitat development and maintenance for wildlife management purposes. There are three applications for this class: 1) collect data, develop and maintain habitat and facilities; 2) collect and conduct preliminary analysis of data for wildlife management or research; 3) manage wildlife, habitat, and/or botanical information and related database(s). A component of the first and second uses of this class includes collecting data. Examples of data collection includes interviewing hunters to obtain harvest data and survey hunters' opinions; conducting wildlife counts and collecting and compiling wildlife census data; trapping and banding wildlife; collecting and identifying plant specimens; performing wildlife aging tests; sorting 
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