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Health Care Provider
Net Gunners #2169455
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heliwild llc | Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description

Heliwild LLC is looking for 4 Net Gunners to fill a temporary, full-time position, to work within the state of Utah. Travel is required, lodging to be determined near worksites. Lodging to be secured by Heliwild LLC.

Job Duties:

  • Use net gun/dart gun from a helicopter
  • Animal handling on the ground, animal blood sampling taken, net packing and equipment maintenance
  • Drive the truck and help with helicopter fueling


  • High School diploma
  • Drivers License and Good driving record
  • 24 months of training in wildlife capture
  • 24 months experience in wildlife capture (5 month season = 5 years)
  • Caught and handled over 5000 head of wildlife Caught and handled over 10 large game species
  • Completed WCE factory net gun capture course
  • Experienced in a net gun, chemical and mass capture
  • Experienced in taking biological samples, radio collar placement, ear tagging
  • Experienced in GPS recording, taking and recording body measurements
  • Must have gunned out of MD500, Hughes 300, R44 helicopters
  • Experience in mugging techniques
  • Understanding onset and prevention of capture myopathy, bloat, hyperthermia, and hypothermia
  • Must be able to lift of up 200 lbs
  • Must be willing to work exclusively for Heliwild LLC and sign a non-compete company contract
  • 40 hours a week, Monday through Sunday, 10/17/2019 through 4/15/2020
  • Pay rate is $25.99 per hour
  • Weather and Travel days $13.00 per hour
  • There will be a reasonable deduction for board and lodging
  • Transportation (including meals and, to the extent necessary, lodging) to the place of employment will be provided, or its cost to workers reimbursed if the worker completes half the employment period. Return transportation will be provided if the worker completes the employment period or is dismissed early by the employer \
  • The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies and, equipment required to perform the job

Daily transportation to and from the worksite will be provided by the employer

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