Warm Springs seeks Fish & Wildlife Technician II (Middle Fork John Day River, OR)

Job Close Date: 
April 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

The Warm Springs Tribes are seeking an experienced, motivated individual with a background in Natural Resources Management to care for the 1,022 acre Oxbow Conservation Area and 790 acre Middle Fork Forest Conservation Area. Employee is required to live on site in 2,200 sq. log house with all rent and partial utilities covered. Located on the Middle Fork John Day River 10 miles west of Bates, OR. Rural setting roughly 30 minute drives from Prairie City, OR and 1Hr from John Day, OR.
Position requires skills n habitat and property management relating to ongoing anadromous fish habitat recovery efforts. Strong communication skills, ability to work with little supervision and to work well with a variety of people from different backgrounds are a MUST. Driver’s License required with a clean driving record. The project is focused on the protection and restoration of existing fish and wildlife habitat, management of agricultural activities (flood irrigation), and resource monitoring activities. The Oxbow Technician will manage day-today issues on the property with focal points on noxious weed control, grazing and irrigation oversight, public interactions, monitoring and working with other technicians at various field sites. The ideal candidate should be communicative with an eye for detail, experience with snow plows and general repairs/upkeep of equipment and structures. The position is largely field related, with roughly 10% office work. Desired experience for the candidate included: Noxious weed control through spraying, chainsaw work cutting/thinning, barbed wired fence construction, maintain of cabin/equipment/other structures, monitoring water temperature/flow and fish reads, planting native trees/shrubs, and any project work involving fish and wildlife habitat improvements.

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