Fisheries Technician – FWPJob Type(s): Programs / Services
Deadline: March 25, 2020 12:00 am
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Field research activities will require good interpersonal skills that facilitate cooperation and support among the various affected interests working and living in the study area. Interpersonal relations will include communicating and cooperating with coworkers, landowners and various members of the public to maintain support for the research project.
- Based on goals developed by biologists and fisheries managers, the technician formulates yearly and daily work plans to collect scientific data associated with fisheries projects using established protocol guidelines. Establishes sampling sites and oversees methods for monitoring water temperature and quality, and other habitat parameters. Sorts, identifies, counts, aquatic organisms to assess aquatic diversity. Analyzes fish and other aquatic organisms to determine fisheries resource diversity and food habits using basic laboratory protocols. Calculates population estimates; monitors growth and mortality rates related to stocking or natural reproduction.
- Enters, summarizes, analyzes, and ensures quality control of ecological/biological data to assist in making management decisions and creating reports. Creates fisheries data sets, and maintains computer databases and up to date summaries. Trains and directs technicians on laboratory and field processes and basic analysis of data from samples collected in the field.
- Operates equipment such as electrofishing gear, jet boats, four-wheel drive vehicle, and ATVs and trains field crew on safe equipment operation. Records and tracks training.
- May supervise and train permanent and seasonal fieldworkers, interns, and volunteers in fisheries management, sampling skills, equipment operation and maintenance, laboratory techniques, safety, and division policy. Serves on hiring committees; helps to prepare performance appraisals; assists with timerolls, and scheduling.
Represent FWP in public meetings, management actions, and public outreach.
Professionally represents FWP on project coordination and actions to include landowners, anglers, University personnel, National Park Service personnel, Federal land managers, state and local governments, FWP staff, the media, or the public.
: Environmental Sciences
20.62 – 20.62 Hourly Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
: 1 Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-Time
: Yes, 50 % of the Time
: Lewistown Agency: Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks Union: 000 – None Bargaining Unit: 000 – None
: Feb 25, 2020, 12:19:47 PM
: Mar 25, 2020, 11:59:00 PM