Fisheries Biologist: Texas

Agency
SOLitude Lake Management
Location
Tyler, TX
Job Category
Full time Positions
Website
http://www.solitudelakemanagement.com/
Salary
Base salary, commensurate with experience; Annual profit sharing bonus; Retirement plan; Health and dental insurance; Paid time off; Work vehicle provided
Start Date
04/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
03/24/2017
Description
Performs all field and other related work required to service each of the company’s customers and to help the business grow by performing the following duties:
• Diagnose and treat for algae, submersed and floating weeds, shoreline weeds, non-desirable buffer vegetation, or other unwanted vegetation and water quality issues
• Perform quantitative and qualitative fishery and aquatic investigations and analysis using a variety of techniques including: electrofishing, seining, and netting as it pertains to each site and client.
• Transport and stock fish into ponds and lakes throughout the SOLitude service area.
• Support the Fisheries Team and support staff with fisheries field and technical support.
• Assess fisheries habitat in ponds and lakes and install beneficial habitat as needed.
• Perform bathymetry studies to create contour maps of lakes and ponds.
• Perform fountain and aerator installs, repairs, and maintenance.
• Communicate daily with all clients as needed to keep them informed of work performed, issues discovered, and any other item of need or interest.
• Extended/overnight travel will be required at times for training and professional functions as well as to remote locations for fish sampling operations.
• Work daily to ensure that all equipment, trucks, trailers, and warehouse facilities are maintained in a clean and organized manner.
Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in fisheries science or closely related field

Preferred experience: Five years in a fisheries-related position (a Master’s degree may substitute for two years’ experience)

KSA’s:
• Fish sampling techniques, especially boat electrofishing
• Fisheries management
• Fish ecology
• Limnology
• Aquatic vegetation identification and management
• Boat hauling and operation
• Mechanical/trade skills
• Oral and written communication skills
• Critical thinker
• Teamwork

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Vic DiCenzo at: vdicenzo@solitudelake.com
Contact Person
Vic DiCenzo
Contact Phone
4348510471
Contact eMail
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