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:

NONE

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

NONE

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Ability to follow written and oral instructions and a working knowledge of basic wildlife management investigational and management techniques is desired. Experience handling wildlife species and a good working knowledge of wildlife habitats is preferred. Data entry and familiarity with Microsoft Office and GPS is desired.Ability to operate ATVs,small farm equipment and 4 wheel drive vehicles is preferred.  Applicants must be willing to work odd hours (before dawn, dusk, daytime, or nighttime) and outdoors under physical demands and in a variety of weather conditions.

Postion Location:
City: Camden, AR- Camden Regional Office
Office: Camden Regional Office
Division: Wildlife Management
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:

Assists Region 4 personnel with a variety of species programs and regional projects. These could include habitat improvement operations, wildlife capture,biological surveys,data collection, bird banding, maintenance of public use areas, presenting information to the public and preparing reports for biological review. Collects, assimilates, and submits biological data related to white-tailed deer, wild turkey,non-game species, etc. Performs and assists with wildlife management maintenance and operational activities on Region 4 Wildlife Management Areas. Heavy physical demands in inclement weather possible. Other duties as assigned.

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:

Must be able to use personal vehicle to drive to and from work location, which could include the Camden Regional Office, public Wildlife Management Areas,or private lands in the 9 counties listed above.


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