Seasonal Wildlife Biological Aide

Recruitment #042418-MXGB01-400300

Summary Statement

Primary responsibilities will change seasonally. Starting in the summer, duties will entail contacting deer processors to assess interest in continuing to process donated venison for the Sportsmen Against Hunger (SAH) Program. Throughout the hunting season, the incumbent is expected to collect harvested deer that have been donated to the SAH program and transport them to be processed, then distribute the meat to participating charitable organizations. The incumbent may also assist the Deer Biologist with Chronic Wasting Disease sampling efforts that occur during the hunting season; will assist with coordination of gamebird (i.e., waterfowl, turkeys, mourning doves, and bobwhite quail) and white-tailed deer research, monitoring, field work, and data entry.   Additionally, the incumbent will complete maintenance of field equipment including boats, trailers, ATV/UTVs, motors, etc. and deliver the annual Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide to participating license agents across the state. This position supports research and monitoring work for the hunt-able species in Delaware.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all position in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.  Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Maintains records and reports detailing daily activity
  • Maintenance of field equipment.
  • Interacts with the public, clients, vendors, agency staff and others to respond to inquiries and to process information/data.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Other duties are required.

Job Requirements

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training. Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Must be 18 years old
  2. Six months experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
  3. Knowledge of operating and maintaining equipment such as farming equipment, construction equipment, trucks, boats, or small motor equipment.
  4. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 5/24/18 upon filling the vacant position.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.