Wildlife Technician Job Description

Wildlife Technician Job Description

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Wildlife technician provides information regarding Klamath Wildlife Area management including explanations of agency policies, rules and regulations.

Wildlife Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective wildlife technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included wildlife technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collects various environmental and biological data, organizes and enters data into database, and performs basic statistical functions for analysis by biologists
Assist in preparation of public information and education and participate in its dissemination
The Nuisance and Wildlife Technician will follow a daily schedule, insuring timely arrival at each stop
Safety during field operations
Participating in field programs
Planning for logistics and equipment
Acting as a crew member for simple to complex field programs
Work under the direction of project managers and task leaders in the performance of required field biological surveys and studies, and in-office report writing and other documentation
Preparation of technical reports and compliance statements documenting results of field surveys
Vegetation surveys, vegetation impact and deer-browsing surveys, forest inventory and timber marking, wetland delineations

Wildlife Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Wildlife Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NWCG, II, CPR, ID, NRA, RSO, UTV

Education for Wildlife Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the wildlife technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife, Agriculture, Biology, Education, Botany, Mathematics, Physics, Entomology, Statistics, Chemistry

Skills for Wildlife Technician

Desired skills for wildlife technician include:

Vehicle and motor mechanics and maintenance
Aquatic organisms
Principles of fish culture
FWT I
Fish and Wildlife Technician I
Aquatic invasive species
Common Texas marine organisms
Basic fishery management practices
Federal
State and local regulations regarding exclusion and removal work

Desired experience for wildlife technician includes:

Irregular work hours to complete wildlife surveys (e.g., nocturnal owl surveys)
Demonstrated ability to think and work independently
Ability to record and manage data accurately in both field and office
Ability to traverse managed and unmanaged forest stands across variable terrain and weather conditions
Ability to drive safely on both logging road systems and primary road networks
Support all aspects of the Environmental Program

Wildlife Technician Examples

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Wildlife Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of wildlife technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for wildlife technician
  • Black bear and New England cottontail trapping
  • Record keeping, data entry, and equipment maintenance
  • Interviews anglers on the water about their catch and harvest of freshwater fish species on Julington and Durbin Creeks in Duval County, Florida
  • Accurately records detailed data
  • Interviews and records the data on a data sheet while operating a boat independently in a safe manner
  • Incumbent will be responsible for operating FWC equipment (ex
  • Surveys will be conducted in all weather types as long as conditions are not dangerous, including cold and/or rainy conditions
  • Interview anglers on the water by asking specific questions about their catch and harvest of freshwater fish species and other parameters
  • Accurately record detailed data
  • Interview and record data on a data sheet while operating a boat independently in a safe manner
Qualifications for wildlife technician
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  • Undergraduate in a wildlife related field (B.S
  • Minimum 1 season of biological field survey experience
  • Military or job related experience is also accepted, , wildlife and/or forestry, sales, estimation, customer service, contracts, collections, processing transactions, field service, environmental services/sanitation, animal exclusion solutions, construction/repairs
  • Required to wear the NPS uniform
  • Safely access crawl spaces, attics, confined spaces, roof tops
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Wildlife Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wildlife technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for wildlife technician
  • Surveys will be conducted in all weather types as long as conditions are not dangerous, including hot, cold and/or rainy conditions
  • Interviews anglers on Julington & Durbin Creeks (Duval county) by asking specific questions about their catch and harvest of freshwater fish species
  • This position is responsible for accurately recording detailed survey data while operating a boat independently and safely
  • Surveys will be conducted in all weather types including hot, cold, windy, and/or rainy conditions as long as conditions are not dangerous
  • Interviews anglers on Orange Lake (Alachua County) by asking specific questions about their catch and harvest of freshwater fish species
  • Willingness to perform physically demanding work in various weather conditions
Qualifications for wildlife technician
  • Technical diploma or degree (Fish and Wildlife Technician, BSc in Biology or equivalent program, or appropriate field-specific training programs
  • Level 1 First Aid with CPR and AED
  • Working knowledge of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems within BC
  • Understanding of various basic survey, sample and data collection techniques (ecosystems, vegetation, wildlife and wildlife habitat, fish, fish habitat, water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment)
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of basic field navigation and survey equipment such as GPS, compass, clinometer, water quality meters
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence (note - Golder collects abstracts / Motor Vehicle Records for all new and current employees identified as Golder Drivers
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Wildlife Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a wildlife technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for wildlife technician
  • The program is inclusive of fatality searches, adhering to standardized protocols as trained, and keeping detailed datasheets
  • Candidates must be able to walk for extended periods of time, be able to effectively handle exposure to weather extremes, and interaction with bird and bat carcasses
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Primary duties include monitoring for migrating whooping and sandhill cranes within a specified distance from operational wind turbines, documenting crane use of the area, working with operations staff towards turbine curtailment if whooping cranes are seen within a specified distance, and documenting any whooping or sandhill crane mortality
  • Secondary duties include assisting with a post-construction fatality monitoring effort also occurring on site
  • Candidates with previous avian survey experience and their own 4WD vehicle are preferred
  • Field technicians must be equipped with and provide own suitable footwear (rugged hiking boot), clothing, and binoculars
Qualifications for wildlife technician
  • Swift water rescue technician certification (preferred)
  • Environmental management and monitoring of construction projects
  • Experience with large bodied and small bodied fish identification and handling
  • Experience with various fish collection methods like electrofishing, gill netting, and trapping
  • Experience in vegetation surveys, plant identification, and vegetation and ecosystem restoration and management activities
  • Experience conducting general wildlife, species at risk surveys, and associated management activities such as planning and conducting those for wildlife habitat, large and medium mammals, migratory birds, raptors, bird nests, small mammal, and amphibian surveys and salvages
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Wildlife Technician Job Description

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Our company is looking to fill the role of wildlife technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wildlife technician
  • Level 1 First Aid and CPR and AED
  • Understanding of the functioning of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems within BC
  • Understanding of various basic survey, sample and data collections techniques (ie
  • Self starter and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Conduct fatality searches for bats and birds around the solar panels of the facility every month through November 1, 2019
  • Walking transects in between rows of solar panels looking for fatalities and documenting the remains of those fatalities, documenting trial carcasses placed at known locations to document scavenging, insect colonization, and decomposition rates
  • Obtain agreement from landowners, ranchers or administrators prior to conducting wildlife damage management services on land, maintaining regular contact with those involved
  • Participate as a gunner or ground crew member in aerial hunting activities
  • Prepares routine records of activities, observations, field conditions and contacts made
Qualifications for wildlife technician
  • Experience working with boats and motors, ATVs/Argos, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Good outdoor and survival skills and experience working and navigating in remote areas
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions, and make sound and timely judgment
  • Ability to travel to various work locations
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Fisheries Biology, Marine Biology, or closely related field may substitute for two years of required experience
  • Operating pumps and equipment
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Wildlife Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wildlife technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for wildlife technician
  • Fatality monitoring applicants must be willing to commit to 4 full field days a week, including travel to and from the field location
  • Anticipated hours are 32-40 hours per week in winter, spring, summer and fall seasons
  • Field technicians will be responsible for their own housing throughout the study period
  • Assists District Manager and Biologists in coordination of District activities
  • Collects various environmental and biological data, including conducting surveys and census information
  • Maintains, performs minor repairs, and set-up power equipment and apparatus for collection of samples/data
  • Serves as a resource for the public regarding wildlife issues or questions
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Operates tractors, trimmers, mowers and other equipment on a daily basis throughout the summer months
  • Perform exclusion and repair work on areas that nuisance wildlife enter the structure, using hand tools, including sealing, caulking, or installation of sheet metal and screening to soffits, gutter lines, roof ridges, vents, and voids
Qualifications for wildlife technician
  • Knowledge of wildlife habitats, farming and livestock practices applicable to South Texas
  • Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety policy
  • Knowledge of fish and wildlife techniques and common population parameter measurements
  • Knowledge of quality fish and wildlife habitat characteristics
  • Knowledge of construction and fish and wildlife management techniques
  • Knowledge of basic aquaculture practices and principles

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