American Prairie Reserve Fencing & Bison Reserve Technician - Sun Prairie North Property in Lewistown, Montana
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 2-year term
BASE WORK & HOUSING LOCATION: Sun Prairie North property on American Prairie reserve
REPORTS TO: Senior Bison Restoration Manager with daily supervision by Senior Reserve Tech
HOURS: Full time at 40 hours per week, typically 4 work days at 10 hours per day with some variation depending on operational demands
WAGE: $15 per hour with a raise up to $1 dependent on performance at 6-months
JOB PROVISIONS: Shared staff housing, shared work vehicle, shared work laptop & cellular phones
BENEFITS OFFERED: Reserve Lodging Perks & Corporate Discounts; Upon one year of employment eligible for 401K with up to 3% match, Medical Insurance with optional Flexible Savings or Health Savings Account & Dependent Care Account, Short-term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Vision, Dental, Life, Critical Illness, & Accident Insurance
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee. All employees are required to be responsible for and assist with additional tasks and responsibilities as needed.
JOB PURPOSE: This skilled laborer position assists bison restoration efforts including the containment, monitoring, maintenance, and handling of bison. The primary role is the monitoring, repairs, maintenance, building and removal of fencing for bison and wildlife habitat. This role provides assistance in the operation, caretaking, and restoration of reserve infrastructure including land, buildings, vehicles and equipment to foster an enjoyable and safe environment for American Prairie staff and visitors.