Job: Wetland Field Technician, Wisconsin

Position: Seasonal Field Technician =96 2 positions

Employer: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resour=


Classification: Wildlife Technician (90660)

Duration: March 2017 =96 July 2017

Pay range: $12.00/hr

Work Location: Stevens Point, WI (will travel to Columbia, Dodge, Fond du=

Lac and Winnebago counties)

Position Description: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seekin=

g a

seasonal wetland field technician to assist with a project examining

water-bird abundance and ecological functioning of wetlands and their

adjacent uplands in the Glacial Habitat Restoration Area (GHRA) of

Wisconsin. Selected wetlands will occur on state, federal and private lan=


Technicians will report to Stevens Point, WI but extensive independent

travel to the GHRA will be required. Main duties will include following

secretive marshbird protocols (call-response surveys), conducting visual

surveys of waterfowl pairs and broods, identifying other wetland dependen=


birds (point counts), and taking various measurements to assess wetland

condition (including wetland rapid assessment methods). Other duties will=

include recording and managing data, data entry, contacting landowners,

driving university vehicles, and interaction with state and federal

conversation partners.

Department/University Description: Through the discovery and disseminatio=


of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a=

liberal education, and prepares students for a diverse sustainable word. =


university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community =


all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Visit f=


more information about UW-Stevens Point.



-Course work in or completed B.S. degree in wildlife science, natural

resources, or a related field

-Ability to work in adverse conditions such as cold temperatures, snow an=


ice, difficult terrain insects, walking miles in waders, irritating plant=

s, etc.

-Strong work ethic

-Interpersonal skills

-Ability to work independently and with a partner or group for long hours=


– Previous field experience identifying wetland dependent birds and wetla=



– Previous field experience working in wetlands and/or working long shift=


– Previous field experience with ATVs

-A satisfactory driving record as defined by UW-Stevens Point Transportat=


Services policy 6.1-6.3

(an unsatisfactory record includes, but is not limited to three or more

moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two years, an

Operation While Intoxicated (OWI)/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) citat=


within 12 months, or suspension or revocation of driver=92s license)

Appointment Date: March 15, 2017 or shortly thereafter

Terms of Employment: This position will require frequent, independent tra=


and the ability to pass a driving record check as prescribed by UW System=

Administrative Policy 615 is required. Applicants must be able to pass a

background check, and exhibit a willingness to work an unpredictable sche=


Deadline: End of the day, 11:59pm, February 28, 2017. Review will begin

March 1, 2017.

Files must be complete to be considered. Submission in PDF format is

preferred for all attachments. Please include the following documents:

– Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience (please reference=


GHRA Project in the subject line)

– Resume

– Names and contact information for three (3) professional references

To Apply:

Step 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wiscons=