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26 Mar 2019

Environment Recreation Technicians – Wyoming

The Great Basin Institute – Posted by Recrutiment Rawlins, Wyoming, United States

Job Description

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the BLM-WY, is recruiting two Recreation & Wilderness Technicians to assist in resource management with the Rawlins Field Office and the Casper Field Office. Duties may include a combination of the following activities:

• Perform Recreation Site monitoring and Wilderness Study Area monitoring, including associated documentation, in accordance with BLM policy;
• Perform Travel Management Plan monitoring and maintenance;
• Assist with sign plan management and inventorying;
• Assist with the Special Recreation Permit program and associated administrative actives;
• Assist in creation of recreation brochures, factsheets, and interpretive public information;
• Participate in education programs in schools to present topics such as wilderness, and other natural resource and recreation subjects; and
• Work with partnerships associated with the Upper North Platte River and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

This position provides professional development experience in recreation resource management and visitor services on public lands. Part of this work will require heavy physical exertion in hot, dry conditions. Work may be required on weekends. Field sites are in remote locations, and some backcountry camping and four-wheel drive will be required.

Rawlins, Wyoming – 2 positions available
Pinedale, Wyoming – 1 positions available
Cody, Wyoming – 1 position available (3 month duration beginning in May)

• Rate of Pay: $18.00/hour
• Medical benefits (health and dental)
• Paid personal leave
• Barracks housing available for low cost
• Beginning April/May 2019 through October/November 2019
• Full time, 40 hours per week

• Bachelor’s degree in recreation/wilderness management, natural resources, or equivalent coursework and field experience;
• Experience following established procedures and protocols for field work; experience in land management survey techniques is desired;
• Knowledge of and experience in best practices for maintaining field safety in remote settings;
• Field and vehicle skills include the operation of four wheel drive truck, ATV, UTV, snowmobile, hiking and camping, working alone, and use of personal protective equipment and radios;
• Ability to safely work in harsh and rapidly changing environments and traverse uneven, steep terrain;
• Ability and willingness to camp (occasionally) while working in backcountry locations;
• Ability to use hand-held GPS units for navigation and collecting spatial data, navigate via topographic map and compass, and interpret and/or create maps using GIS mapping software (e.g., ArcMap and ArcCatalog);
• Familiarity with the proper and safe use of standard maintenance tools;
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and an ability to communicate effectively with agency staff, field and office colleagues, and the general public;
• Possess self-starting motivation, detail orientation, strong organizational skills, and abilities to effectively work independently and as a team member;
• Willingness and ability to consistently enact high performance standards and a strong work and team ethic in support of the mission and of GBI and the BLM;
• Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license, and an ability to safely operate 4WD vehicle on unimproved roads; and
• Complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI). Applicants who already possess a fully adjudicated BI will be strongly considered.

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Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Environment. Job Tags: recreation, Site Monitoring, and trail.

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