Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Wisconsin


Work type: Temporary
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:The Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology is hiring one technician to assist a MS student with small mammal trapping in northern Wisconsin from January through the beginning of February. Trapping will be conducted as a 2-person crew. Duties include, but are not limited to, setting and checking Sherman traps, measuring, ear-tagging, and bleeding small mammals, measuring snow depth and density, data collection and entry, and physical labor in deep snow. Housing is provided.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:List of DutiesInstitutional Statement on Diversity:Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Work Type:Part-time:%

Work Schedule:The employee must be available to work the entire length of the position from January 3, 2020 to February 8, 2020.

Appointment Type, Duration:Temporary appointment

Hourly rate:Minimum $14.18
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:To apply, please submit a relevant resume or CV, a one-page cover letter, and contact information for 3 references. Only complete applications submitted through UW Jobs will be considered.

Contact:Greta Zimmermann
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:WILDLIFE TECH(90660)

Employment Class:Temporary Employment

Job Number:109892

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.Applications Open: Nov 8 2019 Central Standard Time
Applications Close:Nov 15 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

  • access
  • ms project
  • safety and security
  • spring
  • teaching