Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida
$8.46 per hour / maximum 40 hours per week
Last Date to Apply
Incumbent will be responsible for the operation of deer and hog hunting check stations on J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area and Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area for the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The check station operator is responsible for opening and manning the check station, checking out hunters, weighing and measuring game, collecting biological samples (including deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance), accurately and legibly recording harvest and hunting pressure data, courteously and accurately answering hunter questions, interacting with FWC’s law enforcement officers, and representing the agency in a professional manner while providing service to the public. There are up to six positions to be filled with this announcement.
Archery Season: August 31 – October 8, 2019
Muzzleloading Gun Season: October 5 – 21, 2019
General Gun Season: November 2, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Spring Turkey Season: February 29 – April 12, 2020
J.W. Corbett WMA: https://myfwc.com/recreation/lead/j-w-corbett/
Hungryland WEA: https://myfwc.com/recreation/lead/jones-hungryland/
This job involves strenuous work in extreme weather conditions typical of south Florida and requires the incumbent to be in good physical condition. Candidates should be comfortable talking with hunters and handling harvested game. Candidates must have reliable transportation and the ability to work long hours independently once trained. This is an other personnel services (OPS) position and does not provide benefits. This position is temporary and will end with the close of hunting seasons.