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ATAW99-08057-Damage Technician-Sheridan
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ATAW99-08057-Damage Technician-Sheridan
ATAW99-08057-Damage Technician-Sheridan



ATAW99-08057-Damage Technician-Sheridan


$14.82 Hourly


Sheridan, WY

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Full Time


040-Game & Fish

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Assisting department personnel in wildlife depredation control, wildlife damage claim investigation, wildlife conflict resolution and public relations in accordance with Department policy. Perform routine maintenance of Department facilities and grounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

+ Assist game wardens in limiting depredation by big game, game birds and trophy game animals to crops and livestock.

+ Assist regional personnel with wildlife conflict situations in urban and rural settings in an appropriate manner.

+ Live trap and relocate black bears, mountain lions and other wildlife.

+ Communicate with homeowners and provide information regarding wildlife conflict situations.

+ Assist with collection of biological data and observations during wildlife surveys.

+ Collect lymph nodes from harvested deer and elk using a scalpel and forceps, and record data, for the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) surveillance program.

+ Collect and record other harvest information (i.e., species, age and sex of harvested animals).

+ Maintain facilities and equipment as directed.

+ Perform routine maintenance of Department facilities and grounds.

+ Perform work day or night with an irregular work schedule.



Preference will be given to those with a four-year college degree in wildlife management, range management, or other natural resource field. Other related training and experience will be evaluated.

**Must have a valid driver license.


+ Skill in safe use of handguns, shotguns, rifles and pyrotechnical devices.

+ Skill in interpersonal communication with employees, landowners, and the general public.

+ Ability to record and manage collected data, skill in map-reading.

+ Ability to work with minimal supervision and to be self directed.

+ Ability to operate four-wheel drive truck/trailer, ATV, GPS unit, binoculars/spotting scope.

+ Ability to use scalpels and forceps.

+ General knowledge of wildlife, knowledge of deer/elk anatomy.

+ Knowledge of data recording.

+ Skill with hand and power tools including chainsaw, push mower and string trimmer.


None - See "Preferences"

Necessary Special Requirements


+ Ability to lift 50 lbs.

+ Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.

+ Ability to walk in rough, uneven terrain with unstable footing.


+ FLSA: Non-exempt

+ All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

+ Duration of employment - June 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019.

+ Housing is not provided.

Supplemental Information

040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division - HR contact 307-777-4507

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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