Salary: $2,827.00 – $3,734.00 Monthly
Location: Asotin County – Clarkston, WA
Job Type: Seasonal
Department: Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Job Number: 2023-04357
Closing: 4/10/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Wildlife Program
Clarkston, Washington – Asotin County
Career Season Length: 9 Months
March 1 – November 30

Do you have a passion to work with the public, especially work that is outdoors?

Provide assistance to access area supervisor to help ensure WDFW Water Access Areas, campgrounds, and trail access sites are properly maintained. 

With that in mind, you will assist with restroom cleaning and maintenance on WDFW owned/operated lands.

This is an opportunity to work with volunteer groups on various projects on public lands.

With your experience, you will inspect and report damage walk bridges, railings, stairs, and facilities to supervisor.

You are excited to interact with the recreating public and volunteers.

Our Water Access Technician will,

  • Remove garbage and debris from restroom facility.
  • Clean and brush out cobwebs and insects from structures, including windows and windowsills.
  • Clean and sanitize toilets & urinals, handrails, and door handles/locks.
  • Restock restroom with toilet paper.
  • Inspect door locks, door handles and window. Report to supervisor if broken or not working properly.
  • Remove or cover graffiti inside and outside of structures.
  • Wash off moss or mildew from restroom facility.
  • Walk access areas to pick-up litter and trash debris.
  • Report potential hazardous debris or spills to supervisor.
  • Trim overgrowth and vegetation.
  • Rake and blowing leaves.
  • Hand pull or spray weeds and vegetation.
  • Clean, replace, and post signs.
  • Spread gravel in potholes and other areas when necessary.
  • Repair fences and gates.
  • Remove snags or fallen trees.
  • Clean and maintain campfire fire rings.
  • Maintain access roads and trails.
  • Maintain herbicide application records.


  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    1. Work is outdoors in extreme and inclement weather (hot, cold, rain, snow, and ice).
    2. Work on rough terrain (river banks, slippery surfaces, walkways, and gratings).
    3. Stand and work in waist-deep water to repair ramps.
    4. Walk, bends, and stoops.
    5. Climb ladders.
    6. Lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
    7. Must be able to negotiate water in emergency situations.
  • Schedule:
    1. Typically, Monday – Thursday, 6:30 AM 5:00 PM.
    2. May vary due to environmental conditions or public health and safety needs.
  • Travel Requirements:
    1. Must be able to travel throughout the region performing duties on a daily basis.
  • Tools and Equipment:
    1. Knowledge and operation of small equipment and machinery including leaf blowers, weed eaters, brush cutters, chain saws, mowers, power washers, power tools. Also forklifts, mini-excavators, 4X4 compact utility tractors, ATVs, and transport trailers including dump-trailers.
  • Customer Interactions:
    1. Daily interaction with hunters, fishers, dog walkers, hikers, river floaters.
    2. Daily interaction with access supervisor.

College level work in the field of fish, wildlife, or habitat management, agriculture, forestry, or a natural resource science may substitute year-for-year for experience.

  • Three (3) years of experience as a Natural Resource Worker 1 or equivalent.
    1. Definition of Natural Resource Worker: Under close supervision and as a member of an organized crew, performs unskilled forest, agriculture, and/or aquatic land management labor.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Washington pesticide applicators license (obtain within 6 months of hire).
  • ATV experience/safety certification (can obtain within six months of hire).
  • First aid/CPR training (can obtain within six months of hire).


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Willing and able to: follow directions, conduct repetitive tasks, recognize and report hazardous or dangerous conditions, work well with others, work in a safe manner; use personal protective equipment as required.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: WDFW requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment.   You will be required to provide proof of vaccination as part of the hiring process.  Please do not upload your vaccination documentation with your application materials – your vaccination status will be verified by your supervisor before you will be allowed to work.  Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical purposes.

To Apply
Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.
In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume. 
  • Three professional references. 

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IMPORTANT NOTES: All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link:

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