Government of Alberta Seasonal Problem Wildlife Technician Temporary in Alberta

Government of Alberta

Branch AB CA

Seasonal Problem Wildlife Technician

The successful candidate will provide assistance to field staff, participate in education and outreach programs, respond and investigate problem wildlife…

The Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Branch have an exciting opportunity for mature, self-motivated, and reliable individuals to join our team to assist in the delivery of problem wildlife management programs.

Reporting to the Regional Problem Wildlife Specialist or District Fish and Wildlife Officer, this position is responsible for delivering problem wildlife solutions to the public, industry and agricultural producers in rural and urban areas. The successful candidate will provide assistance to field staff, participate in education and outreach programs, respond and investigate problem wildlife complaints, perform inspections of commercial facilities to ensure compliance with legislation, and provide information to the public.

The Seasonal Problem Wildlife Technician has a working knowledge of the Wildlife Act, human/wildlife conflict intervention, control options and techniques, and investigative techniques. This position requires creativity and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations. You must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. These competencies will be supplemented by strong communication, interpersonal, research, analytical, problem solving, presentation, and listening skills.

The experience gained in this position contributes to the related experience that is required for a fish and wildlife officer. Additional education, training or experience in problem wildlife control, trapping, hunting or firearms use will be considered an asset.


High school diploma plus one year related experience &/or training in natural resources. Equivalencies will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with previous Government of Alberta experience as a Seasonal Problem Wildlife Technician.


$23.54 – $29.06 per hour


In addition to providing your resume, copies of the following documents MUST also be submitted. Interviews will not be considered until this information is received by Human Resources.

*Current CPR – Level C (Adult, Child, Infant)
*Current Standard First Aid
*Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
*Current Driver’s Abstract
*Firearms Possession License

Please do not send any documents separate from your application. If selected for an interview, you will be asked to bring proof of these requirements.

For out-of-province applicants, the documents requested above can be obtained from the province you reside in.

There are eight (8) vacant positions that will be at various locations throughout Alberta. The duration of employment will be for approximately four months, starting in May 2016, with a possibility of extension. Successful candidates must be available for a variety of shifts on an on-call basis and be able to complete physically demanding duties.

Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a Security Screening. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary vacancies.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Tetyana Adamyk at [email protected], Justice and Solicitor General, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB,T5J 3W7; or Fax: (780) 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: , AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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