AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP | AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP

Dates:
Advertisement Opens: Feb. 6, 2019
Advertisement Closes: March 8, 2019
Full Time:
No
Salary:
$12.75 - $12.75 Hourly
Minimum Education and/or Experience:

To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Must have a declared degree in the conservation field. Must have 60 hours of college credits earned by the time the Internship begins.
  • At the time of application, must be a college student, graduated within the previous 12 months, or currently enrolled in a post-graduate program.
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Selected intern will coordinate directly with their college or university to obtain course credit for their work.    
Preferred Education and/or Experience:

Good verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills, and ability to perform physical tasks.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

NONE

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Good verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills, and ability to perform physical tasks.

Postion Location:
City: To be Determined
Office: To be Determined
Division: Enforcement
Job Summary:

The AGFC’s internship program allows students to gain practical experience and meet hands-on training requirements necessary to earn their degrees and gain valuable career-oriented experience.

Typical Functions:

Program Goals and Opportunities:

The AGFC Internship program is designed to help students gain education and practical experience related to the conservation work AGFC performs and to meet hands-on training requirements necessary for students to earn their degree. This training is critical to students pursuing a conservation career and is often the deciding factor in gaining employment after college.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Law Enforcement Division offers upper level and graduate students the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and experience in the Wildlife Law Enforcement Field. The selected applicant will work under coordinated direction of the Enforcement Training Administrator, Law Enforcement District Captain, and Telecommunications Supervisor performing various duties as assigned. He/she will have the opportunity to work with local Wildlife Officers in the field performing routine patrols by vehicle, boat or on foot. Theses duties may also include attending public meetings and viewing court proceedings. At no time will an applicant be involved with any potentially dangerous situations. The selected applicant will have the opportunity to learn assorted telecommunication procedures used by law enforcement application and become familiar with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Regulations and established Law Enforcement Division procedures.

Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:

NONE

Special Job Dimensions:

Internships are no more than 400 hours in duration at a stipend of $12.75 per hour. Intern positions will end on August 31, 2019.

Flexible work schedule available during May, June, July, and August. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Please upload and attach to this application:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A one-page cover letter.
  3. A copy of your unofficial or official college transcript(s). Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date.  

IF THESE DOCUMENTS ARE NOT ATTACHED YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DETERMINED INCOMPLETE UNTIL THEY ARE RECEIVED.

If you are unable to attach your documentation you may fax them to 501-223-6444, attention Human Resources with the position name and position number. All documents must be received by March 8, 2019.

All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

Other Specific Information:

We are filling 5 positions.

Northwest Arkansas region - Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Izard, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Sebastain, Scott, Stone, Van Buren, Washington counties.

Southwest Arkansas region - the following counties: Garland, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Montgomery, Pike, Polk, Saline, Sevier, Yell counties.

Southeast Arkansas region - the following counties: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Nevada, Ouachita, Union counties

Northeast Arkansas region - the following counties: Clay, Cleburne, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Monroe, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, Sharp, St. Francis, and Woodruff. counties

 

Central Arkansas region - the following counties: Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Perry, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, White counties.

 

 


As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.