Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

GFP Intern - Habitat Management (Summer)

Rapid City, SD
 
Session: Summer (May- August)
Position
Title: Intern - Habitat Management (Nine Positions)
Supervisor
: Tyrel Schmelz
Agency
: Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Location
: Rapid City
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
Provide technical assistance to habitat program staff in Region 1 to aid in developing, improving and maintaining habitat for the enhancement of wildlife species and increased hunter and recreation opportunities on state-owned and managed property. This intern position will be provided the opportunity to learn key habitat management techniques through "classroom-style" seminars as well as on the ground activities. These duties and seminar topics represent critical parts of an effective habitat management program.

Additional responsibility as project lead may be given based on intern's abilities and skills. This position's duty area covers the western half of the state, so extensive travel may be necessary, occasionally with overnight stays. A valid driver's license is required. Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor and be willing to work outdoors in extreme and variable weather conditions. Upon employment, intern must obtain a SD Commercial Applicator's license in categories G, 1A, 7 and 12. Training in the safe use of ATV/UTVs will be provided.

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.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F28 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 Management (Summer)