Habitat & Access Technician, Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Dubois, Wyoming 

Organization: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Type of opportunity: Seasonal, full-time

Position will be located near Dubois, Wyoming at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp. Housing is provided at the Camp. Position will be responsible for all aspects of facilities maintenance at the Camp including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, roofing, and log work.  Facilities range in age from historic log structures to a modern commercial kitchen.

Contact: Ray Bredehoft, Habitat and Access Branch Chief, (307) 777-4682

Duties:

  • Plumbing – repair cabin water and sewer lines, etc.
  • Electrical – repair minor electrical issues such as outlet and switches
  • Carpentry – repair and construct walls, steps, handrails, etc.
  • Log Work – replace log chinking, stain logs, etc.
  • Roofing – repair and replace different types of roofing (steel, shingles, shakes)
  • Grounds Maintenance – conduct minor grounds maintenance such as weed-eating, picking up branches, etc.
  • Irrigation – irrigate Camp tree lines and meadow irrigation using gated pipe
  • Applicant must be self-motivated and self-directed

 Desired qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with a High School Diploma or GED equivalent with carpentry and/or camp management or dude ranch management background or experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, roofing and log work.
  • Knowledge of irrigation practices, specifically using gated pipe.
  • Must be able to effectively and safely operate trucks, trailers, ATVs, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Skill in oral communication and in interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to work alone and exercise independent judgment.
  • Skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing, and managing time.
  • Ability to listen, be a team player and communicate with other employees and the public.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Position will work independently outside in all weather and environmental conditions.
  • Requires strength and stamina to work in extreme outdoor conditions and pack heavy supplies to remote locations.
  • Must be able to effectively and safely operate trucks, trailers, ATVs, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Salary/pay: $16.53/hour

Link to more information: Read the job announcement and apply online.

How to apply: In addition to submitting the state application, please submit a cover letter to Ray Bredehoft. The cover letter should include career plans and suitability for the job.

Ray Bredehoft, Habitat and Access Branch Chief
5400 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne WY 82006
raymond.bredehoft@wyo.gov

Application deadline: Position open until filled.

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