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Natural Resources Technician I

Seasonal Contractual *REPOST*

Recruitment #22-002293-0022


**REPOST, Previous applicants do not need to apply again**

Seasonal Hourly – Natural Resources Technician I
10-Month Contractual Position – NO BENEFITS
Contract Period: May 11, 2022 – March 10, 2023




14038 Blairs Valley Rd. Clear Spring, MD 21722 (Washington County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service (WHS), is currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Contractual position located at the Indian Springs Work Center, Clear Spring, MD. Employee will perform a variety of tasks including the maintenance of properties, roads, parking areas, boundaries, vehicles, equipment, buildings, and grounds. Employee may assist with wildlife surveys, population monitoring data collection, habitat improvement projects, and projects in support of hunting opportunities on public properties. Employee may be required to work occasional odd hours and / or weekends. Specific duties for the position may include: 1) Conducting routine equipment and grounds maintenance 2) Assisting with annual surveys and wildlife data collection 3) Completing routine habitat management projects


Education: Possession of high school diploma or high school equivalence certificate 

Experience: None.

Selected candidate will need a valid driver's license


1) Experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment such as farm tractors, farm implements, skid
loaders, dozers, and large trucks. 
2) Working knowledge of wildlife habitat and conservation principles and practices. 
3) Ability to work as part of a cohesive crew, and independently on specialized tasks.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Relevant college courses should be listed on the application. 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, 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 contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. 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 preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at or call 410-767-4850. 

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Christopher Langley at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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