Aquatic Invasive Species Technician, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Bear Lake, UT

Position Title: Aquatic Invasive Species Technician

Organization: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Location: Bear Lake, UT (Randolph area and Garden City)

 
 

Duties: The successful individual will work within the UDWR’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program, dealing primarily with Quagga/Zebra mussel interdiction and education at highway check stations (Bear Lake), Garden City and Laketown locations. Duties include inspecting and interviewing boaters at check stations and using a high-pressure sprayer to decontaminate boats when needed.

Qualifications: Applicants must be self- motivated and able to work independently. The individual must be able to interact with the public, educate them about invasive species, and maintain a professional attitude at all times. Uniforms are required. Weekend and holiday work required.

Successful applicants will start in May, These positions will last into September, with possibilities for extension into the fall. This is a great opportunity to get some work experience with the Utah DWR, make some extra money during the summer, and work outside with some great people! If you like interacting with people and would like to help protect our natural resources at the same time, this job is for you!

Start/End dates: May-September

Salary/pay: 11.78$ and up, depending on experience

How to apply & application deadline: Those interested need to contact Josh Wright at jtwright@utah.gov
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