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New Job!!!

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by hoji, Sep 4, 2007.

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  1. hoji

    hoji Member

    Jun 24, 2004
    Posting Title Land Management Ranger
    Job Requisition Number 061828
    Position Number 110139
    Job Type Full-Time
    Division Name Wild Land Conservation
    Minimum Qualifications Bachelor degree in natural resources management, Rangeland Management, Wildlife Biology, law enforcement, or other related field.
    Combination of education and experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications.
    Licenses or Certifications:
    Must posses a Texas non-commercial Pesticide Applicators License or be capable of obtaining one within six months of employment.
    Must carry a Texas State Hunting License.
    Current Texas Class C Drivers License.

    Notes to Applicants Must be capable, with or without reasonable accommodations, of performing essential job functions in remote areas, in rough terrain, during extreme weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, high humidity and any combinations of these.

    Hours 40 hours scheduled shift work including evenings and weekends, possible on-call
    Job Close Date
    Departments may close a posting at their discretion 07-09-2007
    Type of Posting External
    Department Austin Water Utility
    Regular/Temporary Regular
    Category Technical
    Location Reicher Ranch, 3635 RR 620 South, Austin, TX 78738
    Preferred Qualifications
    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
    1.Patrol vast area premises of land and report unauthorized activities. Issue unauthorized activity letters to warn of consequences of such activities.
    2.Acts as a liaison with other law enforcement agencies, such as Austin Police Department, Travis County Sheriff, and game wardens.
    3.Provide customer services to citizens by answering questions and addressing complaints.
    4.Recommend procedures and policies to deter trespassers and littering.
    5.Safeguard and inspect property for damage, vandalism, trespassing, tampering with survey equipment, and illegal dumping.
    6.Implement actions to manage populations of native and exotic wildlife on the wild lands.
    8.Conduct inventory and monitoring practices for wildlife populations and their habitats.
    9.Assist with implementation of vegetation management practices.
    10.Observe and document maintenance needs for facilities including fences, roads, buildings, water wells, and other facilities.
    11.Operate various tools and equipment needed to accomplish land maintenance activities.
    12.Prepare routine and specialized reports.
    Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
    Knowledge of biology and land preservation
    Knowledge of vegetation, other plant life, and local plant species
    Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations
    Ability to identify and track wildlife
    Ability to work with other agencies
    Skill in locating and identifying wildlife
    Skill in dealing with the public, including irate persons
    Skill in resolving situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.
    Skill in verbal and written communication

    This is my new job .I start on the 30th.:neener:
  2. average_shooter

    average_shooter Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    Yep, looks like you landed my dream job.

    In another year or two, I'll be looking for something along those lines, too.
  3. Rokyudai

    Rokyudai Member

    Jul 25, 2007
    7.Operate and maintain firearms used for lethal population management actions for wildlife.

    ...must then take said population of white tail and hog to processor and 'share' with fellow THR pals.....:p
  4. lionken07

    lionken07 Member

    Dec 31, 2002
    nice job!

    now...can you put ammo and firearm as a tax deductable? :p:D
  5. TehK1w1

    TehK1w1 Member

    May 21, 2007
    Where the Wild Things Are
    Yes you can, I am putting my new rifle down as a tax deduction since I will be using it at my new job as a hunting guide.
  6. hoji

    hoji Member

    Jun 24, 2004
    I have been able to do that for a couple of years as I am a firearms instructor for a private security company/training academy.{part time job}

    I am truly stoked that I got this job.
  7. Matt G

    Matt G Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2002
    N. TX
    A superb job. I'm quite jealous. :)

    But... only tangentally firearms related.

    I'm going to close it, with my good wishes and prayer that you'll drop me a line when you find a nice spot to harvest some hogs and deer.

    (No, seriously, send me an email!)
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