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Check Station Operator Positions Available (Tosohatchee/Seminole Ranch)

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is currently seeking reliable temporary/seasonal check station operators for the 2019-20 hunting season at Tosohatchee and Seminole Ranch Wildlife Management Areas in Christmas, FL. Must be at least 18 years old.

These are temporary/seasonal positions and do not include benefits. Pay is $8.50/hour (maximum of 80 hours per pay period). Hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (16-hour shifts).

Send a resume to [email protected] or visit our office location at 3365 Taylor Creek Road. Christmas, FL. 32709 to fill out an application by August 15, 2019.


Check station operators are responsible for opening the check station at 5 a.m., checking hunters in and out, accurately and legibly recording harvested game data, removing deer jaws, collecting biological samples such as deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance, and keeping the check station clean. They must always be courteous and professional. The check station operator also acts as a liaison with law enforcement to report any illegal activities.

Hunts include archery, muzzleloading, general gun, small game, wild hog, and spring turkey. Hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (16 hours per day). Split shifts allowed, if available. Hunting dates are as follows:

October 3-6, 10-13, 24-27, 31; November 1-3, 14-17, 22-24, 30; December 1, 7-8; January 4-5, 10-16, 25-31; February 7-13; March 14-15, 21-23, 27-29; April 3-5, 17-19


This position involves strenuous work and requires the incumbent to be in good physical condition. Applicant must be able to work long hours outdoors, sometimes in extreme heat or cold. They must be comfortable around harvested game including deer, hog, turkey, and small game, and around biting insects including mosquitoes, flies, and spiders (bug spray provided).

Candidates must have reliable transportation.

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