Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aid – California

Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location
Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Job Category
Part Time Vacancies
Salary
12.11 per hour
Last Date to Apply
07/29/2017
Website
https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/
Description
Research and Education:
Assist in the development and implementation of interpretive, research and education program material for estuarine, freshwater, oak woodland and grassland habitats.
Work with Visitor Center staff to provide the public with accurate information on the research, restoration and education projects conducted at Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve.
Interact with Reserve volunteers and assist in providing guidance in the development of volunteer, research and education programs.
Maintain field notes generated by Reserve visitors.

Laboratory Operations: Assist in collecting and preparing scientific specimens for use in the teaching lab.
Identify and interpret the life history of a variety of invertebrates as part of the Reserve education program.
Assist in the operation and maintenance of microscopes and other lab equipment.

Administration: Copy, collate, and distribute materials, packets and mailings. Monitor and maintain program files, supplies and equipment. Perform other duties supporting Reserve goals as needed.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
Two years of college with 10 semester units in biology or other natural resource related studies

Possession of a valid California driver’s license

Desired Knowledge and Abilities:
Interest in fisheries and aquatic research and restoration
Comprehension of wildlife science and conservation practices
Familiarity with ecological and/or fisheries management principles
Strong organizational and data management skills
Willingness to work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, and wear a uniform
Good driving record

How to Apply: Mail or fax a standard State Application Form (STD 678) and resume, if desired, to:
Sara Hubert, Personnel-Confidential, Department of Fish and Wildlife, 1234 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno CA 93710,
FAX: (559) 243-4036. Include RPA #CR16-142 on your application.
Contact Person
Dave Feliz
Contact Phone
(831) 728-2822
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