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Seasonal Field Assistant - Bureau of Land Management


Dates: October 1 - December 31, 2017

Location: Warren and Sussex Counties

Job Description: Land Management Seasonal Field Assistants in the Bureau of Land Management will assist Division staff with pheasant game farm duties during the pheasant season and with routine maintenance of Wildlife Management Areas in the northern region of the state.

Field assistants will work 40-hours / week, weekdays. Hours may vary between 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Duties: Assist at the Rockport Game Farm by walking through pens and coralling birds to be captured and put in boxes for evening release on Wildlife Management Areas. This work is dirty, dusty in sometimes unpleasant weather conditions. Other Wildlife Management Area duties may include mowing fields and field edges, weed-wacking, garbage pick-up, and posting Wildlife Management Are properties in the northern region of the state.

Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver license and be willing to travel reasonable distances to reach assigned work stations in Warren and/or Sussex counties. Applicants need to be in good physical condition, be able to walk uneven ground in field conditions (rain and ice), and be familiar with the use of lawn mowers, weed-wackers and other maintenance equipment.

Compensation: $11.00-$15.00 per hour (depending on experience).

To Apply: Send a resume and letter of interest to Susan Predl, Regional Superintendent, via e-mail at

A comprehensive job application will be mailed to successful applicants.

Closing Date: September 30, 2017 or until filled

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