Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

GFP Intern - Wildlife Habitat Management (Summer)

Mobridge, SD
 
Session: Summer (May - August)
Position
Title: Intern - Wildlife Habitat Management (Four Positions)
Supervisor : Kevin Hoffmann
Agency : Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Location : Mobridge

*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
This intern position will work along with the habitat staff to develop, maintain and improve wildlife habitat on game production areas in north central South Dakota. Internships will be provided experience in the management of Game, Fish and Parks game production areas. They will also help facilitate access to walk-In and CREP hunting areas. They will attend and give input in land management meetings and perform habitat management practices. Duties will include GIS Mapping, noxious weed control, boundary posting, pre/post-management vegetation monitoring, and noxious weed data entry/analysis. Other duties as assigned will include assisting with wildlife and fisheries population surveys, radio telemetry, predator trapping and working with local conservation officers.

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.

Range management, prescribed fire, vehicle repair or welding classes would be of benefit. ATV certification, CDL, GIS experience and South Dakota Pesticide Applicator license would be useful but will train as necessary.

Minimum Salary: $14.69

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