AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP | AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP

Dates:
Advertisement Opens: Jan. 19, 2018
Advertisement Closes: March 9, 2018
Full Time:
No
Salary:
$12.75 - $12.75 Annually
Minimum Education and/or Experience:

Must be a full-time student enrolled in the 2018 spring semester in an accredited college or university, completed a minimum of 60 semester hours as of May 1, 2018, declared a major and have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.  Must also meet one of the following criteria:  a resident of Arkansas enrolled in any college or university; a resident foreign exchange student enrolled in an Arkansas college or university; or, a nonresident enrolled in an Arkansas college or university.  Applicant must demonstrate prior coursework or knowledge related to work area.  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:

NONE

Postion Location:
City: Hardy
Office: Harold E. Alexander Spring River Wildlife Management Area
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:

Students participating in the competitive internship program are provided an opportunity to:

  • Gain important and practical job skills in the conservation field while helping AGFC meet education and conservation goals;
  • Choose a career path in conservation and make a long-term commitment to the management of Arkansas's natural resources;
  • Network with public and private agencies concerning environmental programs and projects.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for assisting AGFC Region 8 Biologists and Technicians via: Assist in the implementation of established natural resources management projects on multiple Wildlife Management Areas. Assist field personnel in feral hog removal efforts on Wildlife Management Areas and Private Property. Operating GPS equipment, chainsaws, tractors, ATV/UTV, and other farm implements.  Assist, and or complete independently, quail call counts, quail brood survey, turkey brood survey, and monitoring wildlife openings and old field systems mechanically and chemically. Assist in monitoring and maintaining Wildlife Management Area infrastructure, boundary lines, roads, trails and fire lanes.

Other Specific Information:

SALARY:

$12.75 per hour (maximum of 400 hours).  Flexible work schedule available during May, June, July, and August.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please scan and attach:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A one-page cover letter.
  3. A copy of an official of college transcript(s). 

 

All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

 

All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.


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