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Careers

We are Plateau Land & Wildlife.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management has been helping rural landowners protect and enhance their land since 1997. Today, our team of certified wildlife biologists, registered property tax consultants, professional field technicians, and full staff set us apart from everyone else. No other company has a greater depth of knowledge in wildlife or provides a wider variety of land and wildlife-related products and services.

Mission

Plateau assists owners of rural land to increase value by conserving, restoring and/or improving their property’s native wildlife and habitats through science-based solutions and exceptional customer services.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – accrual rate based on years of service, approximately 120 hours of paid time off for the first year of employment (based on 40 hours worked per week)
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Insurance – new employees are eligible to join Plateau’s group health insurance on the first day of the month after their first 30 days of active employment, Company pays 75% of the employee-only premium. Dental and supplement insurance are available at additional cost.
  • Long Term Disability Paid Company
  • 401K and Company Match
  • Profit Sharing – new employees eligible after the first full calendar year of employment
  • Jury Service Leave – up to 5 days paid per summons
  • Voting Leave – up to 2 hours paid to vote in any state for a federal election
  • Training Opportunities for Professional Development

Current Opportunities
Ecological Services Administrative Assistant

Job Summary/Scope:

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc. is part of a growing family of companies located near Dripping Springs, Texas who provides a broad spectrum of services to clients who want to protect, preserve and enhance their land. The Administrative Assistant supports all service regions in the production of wildlife management plans, annual reports, and other consulting products through data entry, workflow monitoring document assembly, document mailing and tracking, proofreading, and delivery to clients. The Administrative Assistant makes sound and timely decisions, is resourceful, follows through on commitments, communicates effectively, instills trust, is adaptable to different situations, and builds strong customer relationships across all companies.

Status: Full time, Non-exempt
Hours: M-F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Reports to: Director of Ecological Services

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Wildlife Management Plans and Open-space Applications – Proofreading, final printing, document assembly, and mailing to Central Appraisal Districts (CAD). Delivery of draft plans to clients and tracking and monitoring to acquire signatures. Regular and systematic tracking of mailed plans and applications and working with CADs to get final approval confirmation. Printing, assembly, and mailing of Resource Notebooks to wildlife plan clients throughout the year. Tracking workflow steps in ACT and other associated spreadsheets or databases.
  • Annual Reports – Organizing and filing client and Plateau generated documentation. Proofreading, final printing, document assembly, and mailing of annual reports to CADs. Tracking workflow steps in ACT and other associated spreadsheets or databases. Data entry in ACT and tracking workflow steps in associated spreadsheets or databases.
  • Surveys and Reports – Assist field biologists with data entry, proof-reading, and delivery of reports to clients.
  • Cross Training – This position requires cross-training with other Ecological Services Administrative Assistants to ensure uninterrupted processing, scheduling, tracking, and delivery of all Ecological Services products.
  • Additional duties in support of Sales and Marketing may include generating and/or modifying sales orders, data entry, report creation, list generation, and assisting with annual service agreement renewals.
  • Delegate and prioritize responsibilities – The administrative assistant will be expected to prioritize day to day responsibilities in a way that meets the objectives of exceptional customer service and high efficiency.
  • Answering phones, making copies and filing when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat necessary
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication as well as excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, dependability, and accountability
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects on deadline
  • Capable of exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Professional client/customer service skills
  • Cooperative attitude with an emphasis on team work
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Administrative experience including but not limited to database management, customer engagement by phone, filing, and intra-office communication
  • Ability to tolerate frequent interruptions and changes in priority

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in or knowledge of wildlife management or natural resources management
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • ACT! Database experience and MHelp Desk

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc offers a small, casual and family oriented work environment and competitive compensation complemented by an excellent benefits package. When applying, qualified candidates should include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free workplace.

Wildlife Services Technician

Job Summary/Scope:

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc. is part of a growing family of companies who provide a broad spectrum of services to clients who want to protect, preserve and enhance their land. The Wildlife Services Technician will actively participate in the delivery of many land and wildlife management services offered by the Ecological Services Division. Wildlife Services Technicians work closely with personnel across many departments including other Wildlife Services Technicians, Ecological Services Biologists and Administrative staff, and sales staff to assure work is carried out on client properties in a productive and efficient manner.

Wildlife Services Technicians experience a high level of client interaction and must provide exceptional customer service. Wildlife Services Technicians are expected to make sound and timely decisions, be resourceful, follow through on commitments, communicate effectively, instill trust, and be adaptable to different situations. A courteous and positive attitude when interacting with our clients and the public is expected at all times.

The Wildlife Services Technician will work out of the Main office in Dripping Springs, Texas office typically utilizing a company vehicle. A reliable means of transportation is required. Any work performed using a personal vehicle for business related reasons will be reimbursed at the current IRS rate.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc. will conduct a background check and request driving records for candidates under consideration before hiring.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of wildlife management service(s) to client properties in the form of installation and/or servicing of rainwater collection systems, wildlife feeders, nesting boxes for songbirds and other services.
  • Conduct treatments for Imported Red Fire Ants.
  • Perform brush management by way of herbicide application or mechanical means (chainsaw) for exotic, encroaching, invasive, and/or non-native tree and plant species.
  • Participate in Deer Surveys (traditional spotlight/game camera/distance sampling).
  • Pre Delivery – Stage equipment, data collection forms, supplies, deliverables, and ready fleet vehicles for delivery of service on a daily basis.
  • During Delivery – Complete on-site documentation by means of data collection forms, capture of digital images and GIS data using hand held GPS units and tablets.
  • Post Delivery – Processing, saving, and filing of documentation gathered in the field on a daily basis.
  • Communication with clients and co-workers in an effective manner to ensure prompt, accurate service.
  • Warehouse inventory and resupply.
  • Work across all departments within the company to achieve objectives.
  • Provide other administrative support as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding clients and their property.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours or beyond 40 hours/week.
  • Ability to handle occasional long drive times to and from client properties.
  • Excellent stamina is required. This position requires extended periods of heavy physical labor, often in irregular terrain and various weather conditions.
  • Off road driving with four-wheel drive vehicles.
  • Proficiency at loading and securing loads to utility trailers with trailer towing/backing experience.
  • Experience with power tools, and chainsaws.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR/Wilderness First Aid Training Certification.
  • Ability to use a handheld GPS and iOS (iPad) tablet.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe software.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc offers a small, casual and family oriented work environment and competitive compensation complemented by an excellent benefits package. When applying, qualified candidates should include a cover letter and resume.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free workplace.