Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

GFP Intern - Habitat Biologist (Summer)

Watertown, SD
 
Session: Spring (December - May) / Summer (May - August)
Position Title
: Intern - Habitat Biologist
Supervisor
: Chris Goldade
Agency
: Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Location
: Watertown
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
Intern will assist habitat staff with the planning, preparation, and planting of grass and food plots, tree clearing and planting, weed fabric installation, noxious weed control, fence construction, area signing, and other duties as assigned. Intern will have the opportunity to learn the basic principles of habitat management and attend some external and internal trainings. Intern will be required to acquire a CDL and complete the herbicide application testing. Intern will have the opportunity to attain firefighter training and assist with wildlife surveys and bird banding.

Qualifications :
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months).

Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.

Applicants with experience using tractors, trucks, ATVs and herbicide application equipment are preferred but not required.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FGW
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*

GFP Intern - Habitat Biologist (Summer)