You can now apply to join the Michigan DNR's wildlife team this summer

Posted at 10:56 AM, Feb 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 06:16:11-05

(WXYZ) — Know anyone seeking valuable experience working in wildlife conservation? Or just interested in a job that gets them outdoors?

Consider applying for one of 70 summer positions with the DNR Wildlife Division.

The division regularly hires additional people to work with staff at DNR field offices, customer service centers and state game areas. These seasonal employees help in a variety of ways, including:

  • Assisting with wildlife habitat maintenance and improvement, which may include cutting clearings and adjusting water levels.
  • Mowing, landscaping and facility maintenance duties.
  • Handling tasks related to wildlife surveys, nuisance animal control and equipment operation and maintenance.
“These positions are perfect for college students, anyone looking to re-enter the workforce, and seniors or retirees who want to be more involved in the outdoors,” said Jennifer Schafer, DNR Wildlife Division human resources liaison.

Click here for more information about seasonal wildlife positions and other department openings.