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Current Openings

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is a great place to work for those who are passionate about outdoor recreation and preserving Nebraska’s natural resources for future generations. Game and Parks also offers competitive salary and benefits. Current job openings and links to apply are listed below. You may also visit the Nebraska State Jobs website.

Public openings

Digital imagery Staff Assistant - Lincoln

JOB DUTIES: Work in a joint capacity with PF, NGPC, and the SWCP to digitize NEBRASKAland Magazine- and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission-owned photography related to Nebraska saline wetlands. The successful candidate will: Handle, catalog, and scan film transparencies using Epson and Nikon scanners. Transcribe and/or write descriptions of photographs following metadata standards. Research and apply standardized naming conventions for geographical regions within Nebraska. Embed metadata into image files using Photo Mechanic or Adobe Bridge. Process and upload image files into NGPC’s digital asset management system using MerlinOne software. Coordinate and communicate with project partners. Work closely with the Nebraska Game and Parks Photo Librarian. Potential exists for coordinating with other entities regarding additional saline wetlands media collections for possible digitization. There is also potential to research and develop ideas for creating a digital research project incorporating the digitized media files and surrounding metadata.

The candidate will work with the NGPC Photo Librarian at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission headquarters in Lincoln on a daily or weekly basis to complete the duties listed above. Position will communicate schedule, activities, and progress regularly with Pheasants Forever and the Saline Wetland Conservation Partnership. Updates may be presented at quarterly partnership meetings. This is a term position that will conclude when the specific project is complete.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  January 30, 2018

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Temporary Groundskeeper - Louisville - 60008811

JOB DUTIES:    Mow, rake, fertilize, and water lawns.  Plant, trim, spray and remove trees, shrubs, flowers and grass.  Maintain grounds by picking up litter and trash; trail maintenance, bike/hike and equestrian, along with stables operations;  pick up garbage and trash at pick up points.  Remove snow by shoveling, plowing and sanding.  Install, maintain and repair fences, perform facility maintenance such as painting and routine carpentry work as needed.  Operate machinery, equipment and tools in the performance of duties; maintain all equipment and machinery in working order and keep tools in good repair.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  February 9, 2018

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Temporary Wildlife Biologist II - Lincoln - 60008777

JOB DUTIES: Coordinate, conduct and assist with the collection of field, survey and other data associated with project evaluating carp abundance and effects on water quality, vegetation, and waterbird diversity and abundance. Biologist will be lead contact in coordinating project activities among participating agencies, data entry and analysis, assisting with or responsible for writing reports, and disseminating information to agency personnel and public. Completion of other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

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Temporary Groundskeeper Leader/Landscape - Lincoln - 60008951

JOB DUTIES: Primarily Arboriculture work, such as trimming trees, while working in a 55-foot, aerial lift unit. Arboriculture experience is required. Candidate will also perform labor for general landscape installation and maintenance. Supervise one or more employees.

Dates of Employment:  March 12 thru November 30, 2018

Application Deadline: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician I/Research - Lincoln - 60004263, 60009616

JOB DUTIES: Assist with the collection of field, survey and other data associated with waterfowl, nongame bird and fisheries programs. Technician also will be responsible for data entry and analysis and assisting with or responsible for writing reports. Completion of other duties as assigned. Examples of work: Survey various bird communities, as well as fish abundance, conduct vegetation and water quality sampling.

Locations:  Lincoln primarily, some work will be done in Valentine.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician I - Loup City - 60008918

Description:

The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.

Examples of Work:

Assist with prescribed burning, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintenance equipment, assist with wildlife surveys, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer and assist in operation of controlled hunts.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician I - Nebraska - 60009266

JOB DUTIES: The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.

Locations:  Cambridge, Kearney, and Statewide.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Aide - Cambridge - 60007958

JOB DUTIES: The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician I - Nebraska - 201704388

JOB DUTIES: The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.

Locations:  Myrtle Hall WMA, Bassett, Genoa, Royal, and Battle Creek.

Location                      Position                                                               Start/Stop Date                           

Myrtle Hall WMA        60009334   Conservation Tech I                                          3/1/18-11/30/18

Bassett                         60008683   Conservation Tech I                                          3/1/18-11/30/18

Genoa                          60004297   Conservation Tech I                                           5/1/18-8/24/18

Royal                           60007271   Conservation Tech I                                           5/1/18-8/24/18

Battle Creek                 60008990   Conservation Tech I                                           5/1/18-8/24/18

 

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: 12 semester hours or the equivalent of post high school coursework/training in fisheries management, natural resources and/or biology OR 6 months experience in wildlife/recreation or fisheries management.

PREFERRED:  Applicants with Pesticide Applicators license and Class A CDL license with O endorsement.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician I - Valentine - 60008886

JOB DUTIES: The Management Section of the Wildlife Division is primarily responsible for implementation of habitat development and restoration efforts on public Wildlife Management Areas and conducting wildlife population surveys along with disease (including Chronic Wasting Disease) and depredation response.

Closing: January 18, 2018

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Temporary Conservation Technician II - North Platte - 201704381

JOB DUTIES: Assist with prescribed burning, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintain equipment, oversee other temporary employees, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer, perform wildlife surveys, handle depredation response, public relations, oversee contractors and assist with wildlife disease investigations.

Closing: Open until filled

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Temporary Conservation Technician II - Cambridge - 60008896

JOB DUTIES: Assist with prescribed burning, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintain equipment, oversee other temporary employees, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer, perform wildlife surveys, handle depredation response, public relations, oversee contractors and assist with wildlife disease investigations.

Closing: Open until filled

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Temporary Engineering Aide/Senior – Lincoln - 60007311

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Under immediate supervision, performs work as an assistant in engineering.  Duties will consist of various aspects of construction projects: (1) communicating with design professionals; (2) assembling  data;  (3) working with design professionals;  (4) maintaining records and reports;  (5) drafting and design assignments;  and (6) assist with technical office work.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Engineer II – Lincoln - 60008856

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Designs, coordinates and manages a wide variety of engineering projects.   Performs design computations, assembles data, and drafts plans utilizing AutoCAD and other software.  Assembles data and prepares reports, communicates with contractors and other design professionals.  May plan, coordinate and supervise inspection and survey work on construction projects. Performs and supervises the preparation of preliminary designs and surveys. Prepares preliminary estimates and specifications. Attends various pre-construction planning meetings and conferences. Supervises or performs work involved in the quality testing, selection and investigation of materials involved in the construction of various projects. Performs routine administrative work in the maintenance of records and reports.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Operator – Lincoln - 60003070

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Operate various types of heavy equipment to construct new facilities and provide maintenance to non-hard surfaced roads within Agency areas. Use transit to set grade for culvert installation and to correct drainage problems in waterways. Transport equipment and materials to Agency facilities throughout the state. Repair diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, final drives and hydraulic systems of crawler tractors and loaders, elevating scrapers, motor graders, draglines, dredge pumps and other heavy equipment. Train temporary employees in the maintenance and operation of heavy equipment and act as a working leader in the supervisor’s absence. Perform related work as required.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Facility Maintenance Technician I – Lincoln - 60008523

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Assist skilled maintenance technicians in performing a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction activities. Perform routine painting and plastering of interior and exterior building surfaces and equipment. Perform routine carpentry work such as minor repair of furniture, doors, windows, shelves and floors.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Facility Maintenance Technician II – Lincoln - 60009081

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction activities, including building repair/renovation, construction of new structures, cabinet construction/repair, repair/installation of windows, concrete flat work, and minor plumbing and electrical work.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Facility Maintenance Technician II – Crawford - 60008659

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction activities, including building repair/renovation, construction of new structures, cabinet construction/repair, repair/installation of windows, concrete flat work, and minor plumbing and electrical work.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Park Worker II/Reservation Clerk - Ashland - 60009581

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: to assist with park functions which include:  Food Service, Facility Maintenance, Entrance Booths, Grounds Maintenance, Security, Laundry Worker, Housekeeping, Horticulture and Wranglers.  This position will focus on office support. Duties include:  Schedule and confirm reservations for cabins, lodge rooms and campgrounds for guests by phone and/or in person.  Check park guests in/out of lodging and provide park information and related services to visitors by phone or in person.  Sell park entry permits and resale items.  Monitor desk switchboard and communicate maintenance needs to staff.  Operate various office machines such as computer, copier, calculator and fax machine.  Candidate may perform other temporary park duties as needed.  Part-time or full-time hours are available.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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Temporary Park Worker I, II, III - Statewide

Description: Each year the Parks Division hires a number of temporary employees to assist with its park management functions, which include: Lifeguards, Food Service, Facility Maintenance, Tour Guides, Office Support, Entrance Booths, Grounds Maintenance, Security, Receptionist, Laundry Worker, Cabin Cleaner, Housekeeping, Horticulture and Wranglers.

Job Duty Examples: Plan, assign and coordinate the work of others; make routine decisions; Must be at least 18 years of age for positions that operate various types of powered equipment and machinery. Maintain various types of equipment/machinery. Use of various cooking techniques.

Closing: Open until filled

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