Department of Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Jobs

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S06-7095 Seasonal Wildlife Technician – Game Fort Pierre


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Seasonal Wildlife Technician – Game

Requisition #:
Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Duration of Employment:
Approximately October 1st, 2019 – February 29th, 2020
$13.10 per hour
Closing Date:
October 4, 2019

Seasonal Wildlife Technician:

Position duties will include assisting with numerous wildlife surveys, primarily in central South Dakota. Surveys may include Fall Deer Herd Classification, Waterfowl Aerial Counts, Turkey Winter Flock Counts, Pheasant Winter Sex Ratio, etc. Position will be responsible for using radio-telemetry to retrieve deer radio-collars and may include conducting deer telemetry flights to monitor survival rates. Position will also assist with Chronic Wasting Disease sampling efforts, winter deer captures, and aerial deer surveys. Additionally, this position will assist at the Lower Oahe Waterfowl Access Area in the fall and winter. Duties would include repairing waterfowl hunting pits, maintaining equipment, checking out decoys to hunters, and operating the public field drawing system.


Wildlife survey experience, ability to use or learn radio-telemetry, and conduct aerial surveys. Ability to work independently in a field setting. Valid driver’s license is required.

To Apply:

Use a State of South Dakota Seasonal Application form. Applications will need to have the Requisition Number and location listed above. Applications are available from any South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office(s) or the Bureau of Human Resources. Photocopies are acceptable.

Send or Email Completed Applications to:

Nathan Baker
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
20641 SD HWY 1806
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Or email to:

Applicants requiring application materials in an alternate format or assistance with the application process may contact the Bureau of Human Resources at 605.773.3148 (VOICE/TYY).

Equal Opportunity Employer