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Habitat and Access Technician

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ATTP99-12129-Habitat and Access Technician-Laramie

SALARY:$15.01 Hourly
CLOSING DATE:02/18/20 11:59 PM


The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Habitat and Access Technician in Laramie, WY. This position performs a variety of land management practices associated with the development and maintenance of Wildlife Habitat Management Areas (WHMAs) and Public Access Areas (PAAs).

Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4507

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
  • Flood and gated pipe irrigation
  • Wildlife and livestock fence construction and maintenance
  • Operation and maintenance of farm equipment
  • Weed identification
  • Wetland management
  • WHMA and PAA maintenance (roads, parking areas, boat ramps, etc)
  • ATV/UTV operation and maintenance
  • Operation of power tools, 4x4 pickups, and trailers


Preference will be given to those with farm or ranch background or experience related to range management, fish and wildlife resource management, habitat development or college course work towards a degree in range, fish, or wildlife management.

**Must have a valid driver's license. 


  • Knowledge and experience in farming and irrigation
  • Knowledge of wildlife management, natural resource management, range management, wetland management, and habitat management
  • Skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing, and managing time
  • Ability to listen, be a team player and communicate with other employees and the public
  • Ability to work alone and exercise independent judgment


None - See "Preferences"


  • Weekend work will be required
  • Positions may require extended stays in campers
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Position will often independently work outside in all weather conditions

  • 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.
  • Position will be located in Laramie (6-month position 5/1/2020 thru 10/31/2020).
  • Uniform, rain gear, and other necessary gear and equipment will be provided when in the field.
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment.
  • In addition to submitting the state application, please submit a cover letter that includes career goals and suitability for the job to Jerry Cowles, Laramie Region Habitat and Access Supervisor, by email:
  • CONTACT: For more information regarding this position contact Jerry Cowles, Laramie Region Habitat and Access Supervisor at 307-721-1378

040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Service Division

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.

A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at
Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div.
2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Fax: (307) 777-6562

Class Code #ATTP99
Job # 12129

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.