Would you love to work outside helping Michigan's wildlife thrive? The Michigan DNR is hiring for multiple positions ahead of the spring season.

Michigan DNR Hiring for Multiple Positions

The DNR says they're seeking "outdoor lovers, conservation-minded folks and anyone who wants to help wildlife thrive" for multiple temporary positions this spring.

Temporary workers are crucial to maintaining the healthy wildlife populations that are central to quality hunting and wildlife watching experiences in the state of Michigan.

Michigan DNR, Facebook
Michigan DNR, Facebook

People in these roles:

  • Assist with wildlife habitat maintenance and improvement, which may include farming, planting trees, cutting clearings and adjusting water levels.
  • Help with mowing, landscaping and facility maintenance duties.
  • Handle tasks related to wildlife surveys, wildlife sample collection, crop damage inspections, nuisance animal control and equipment operation and maintenance.

Jennifer Schafer, human resource liaison for the DNR Wildlife Division says,

These positions are a great way to experience the conservation field and learn new skills. Each of these roles within the wildlife team not only contributes to vital conservation efforts but also offers a rewarding and hands-on experience.

How to Apply For Michigan DNR Positions

You can apply  current DNR postings on the state of Michigan's jobs page. Filter by department name or search "wildlife" to show opportunities.

Applications are due by Monday, Feb. 4, 2024. The job titles for these temporary positions include:

  • Spring non-career wildlife assistant.
  • Spring non-career wildlife state worker.

Learn more about working with the Michigan DNR here.

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