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Wildlife Biologist Internship

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2021

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

The Habitat Organization

Wildlife Biologist Internship 2021

Location:  Nebraska -- Curtis, Wahoo, Scottsbluff, Neligh, Syracuse, Lincoln, Stanton, Imperial

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021  

Anticipated Start and End Dates: June 7 through August 6, 2021 with flexibility                                   

 Salary Information: $13/hr 24-40 hours per week

 Duties: Work in a joint capacity with Pheasants Forever, Inc. (PF), the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission (NGPC) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to assist in the implementation of various conservation programs and wildlife management projects.  Activities may include providing CRP contract status reviews, contract coordination and planning, site assessment, sign posting and reporting. Intern will work closely with multiple wildlife biologist assisting with various projects related to wildlife management.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be pursuing a career in wildlife management or Natural Resources field.

  • Must be able to work effectively with private landowners, governmental agency staff and conservation organization representatives.

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.

  • Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.

  • Must be able to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.

  • Valid driver’s license required with an acceptable driving record.

  • Complete and comprehend all training as directed by supervisor(s).

  • Abide by all company policies, rules and safety regulations as directed.

Training and Experience Guideline:

Any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the applicant to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicant must be interested or possess a degree in wildlife management or closely related natural resources field. 

Application:

To apply, visit our website at:   www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE PHEASANTS FOREVER WEBSITE WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine a cover letter that outlines your experience and interest in this position, along with a resume, and 3 references, as one MS Word document or Adobe Acrobat PDF file. PLEASE CLEARLY INDICATE LOCATION PREFERENCE OR SIMPLY SAY “NO LOCATION PREFERENCE”

 For more information about the position, contact the following depending on location: 

  • Curtis and Imperial:  Andy Houser, Senior Coordinating Wildlife Biologist at (308)340-7929 or ahouser@pheasantsforever.org

  • Wahoo:  Jake Koenig, Farm Bill Biologist II at (402)689-3242 or jkoenig@pheasantsforever.org

  • Scottsbluff: Mike Klosterman, Senior Farm Bill Biologist at (308)765-9384 or mklosterman@pheasantsforever.org

  • Neligh and Stanton: Ryan Lodge, Senior Coordinating Wildlife Biologist (308)750-1215 or rlodge@pheasantsforever.org

  • Lincoln and Syracuse: Bruce Sprague, Senior Farm Bill Biologist (402)335-7531 bsprague@pheasantsforever.org

Pheasants Forever, Inc. is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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