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Fisheries Biologist Technicians- Statewide in Wyoming

Focus Area: Environmental Science
Institution Name: Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location: Wyoming
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Compensation: $14.82/hr
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Seasonal positions (12) will assist fisheries management crews with all aspects of aquatic resource management activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Duties will be variable and may include electrofishing, netting, stream/habitat surveys, angler surveys, chemical restoration, data entry, and equipment maintenance as well as other routine fisheries management tasks.
  • Biologist technicians may occasionally assist with the Departments aquatic invasive species program, aquatic habitat program and other fisheries management crews.

QUALIFICATIONS:
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Preference will be given to those who are seeking a career in fisheries. Applicants should complete a State of Wyoming online application. Preference will be given to applicants who attach a cover letter and resume with their online state application.
The cover letter should include career plans, suitability for the job, and preferences for type of work and work location as well as dates of availability (starting and ending dates are particularly important).
High school degree plus experience in fish and wildlife resource management, research, or college course work towards a degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology, hydrology, watershed science or other closely related field. Positions are intended to provide valuable experience for individuals seeking a fisheries career.
**Must have a valid driver's license.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
None - See "Preferences"

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Technicians must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision and also able to work well with others on a small crew.
  • These are field positions that may require considerable physical labor including working and camping in the field for 8-10 days at a time.
  • Operation of 4wd vehicles and towing trailers will be required

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
  • Positions will be based out of Casper, Cody, Green River, Jackson, Lander, Laramie, Pinedale, or Sheridan.
  • The positions range in duration from 6-8 months, most positions start at the beginning of April or May and conclude at the end of September or October.
  • Lodging, waders, rain gear, uniform, and other necessary field equipment and expenses will be provided when in the field. Off duty housing is not provided.
  • Positions are open until filled. Hiring will start as applications are being received and hiring may begin as early as January.
  • For additional information about the positions or application process, contact Hilda Sexauer, Regional Fisheries Supervisor (307-367-4352, Hilda.sexauer@wyo.gov).
  • The Department is also hiring 3-4 month duration fisheries technician positions. These are similar positions with shorter lengths of employment. These positions must be applied for separately.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division
URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.


Contact Information:

A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm.
Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div.
2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7188
Fax: (307) 777-6562


Created By:
Bauer, Kevin

Created At:
2017-12-14T07:43:01-07:00