Wildlife Technician – USFS – Dixie National Forest (Cedar City)

Position Type: Internship

Open until: March 31, 2018 

Wage: $12.53-15.74 per hr

Location: Forest Supervisors Office, Cedar City, Utah


The primary responsibilities of this position include Forest-level and project-level monitoring of Regional Sensitive species, threatened, and endangered species monitoring and work with other species and programs as assigned.  This position may include other field survey and monitoring tasks, such as collection of vegetation data. ATV’s may be necessary to access some sites and ATV training will be provided. The use of a GPS and other small equipment will be required, training and monitoring/survey techniques will be provided.

No government housing is available, however university housing is available in town.


A valid driver’s license, willingness to operate an ATV, willingness to travel up to 3 nights a week and stay in either guard stations or in a tent.  Tent camping will be limited.  Out of town travel will be approximately 16-18 days throughout the 4 month position.  All camping gear will be provided by the Forest Service except for personal gear such as a sleeping bag.  Must have an attitude of support for safety in the workplace.

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Ron Rodriguez (rrodriguez01@fs.fed.us) in the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by COB March 17, 2018

Contact Information:     

NAME: Ron Rodriguez

EMAIL: rrodriguez01@fs.fed.us

PHONE NUMBER: 435-865-3732

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