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Wellington Work Center

Recruitment #19-002293-0036


Seasonal Contractual

One (1) vacancy; full-time

Contract Period: August- October 2019 and February- March 2020


Wellington Work Center- Princess Anne, Maryland (Somerset County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service is currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Contractual Field Assistant located at Wellington Work Center, Princess Anne, Maryland. The selected candidate will assist Regional staff with migratory game bird trapping and banding during two time periods: August- October 2019 and February- March 2020 (total of 333-416 hours depending on salary, $12-15/hr).


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Applicants must have work experience that involves trapping and banding of waterfowl.


The incumbent should possess knowledge of standard protocols for determining species, sex, and age of captured waterfowl, record keeping, trap construction, and have familiarity with the distribution and habitat use of waterfowl on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.


Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education related to this position. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources 
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resources Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.