Conduct fisheries and hydrology monitoring and assessment in conjunction with the Green Diamond’s California Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan. The incumbent maintains proper operation of monitoring equipment and resolves issues and problems when they arise. The incumbent will assist with data collection and provide assistance with data entry and data preparation on projects in each discipline. This position has levels (I, II, III) with unique essential functions giving incumbents a way to establish proficiency in the discipline and allow for career growth.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
Aquatic Biologist: Fisheries (March - October)
•Check and maintain out-migrant traps for juvenile salmonids.
•Assist in surveying long-term channel monitoring reaches.
•Conduct snorkel and electrofishing surveys for juvenile salmonids.
•Assist in deployment and retrieval of water temperature probes.
Aquatic Biologist: Hydrology (October - April)
•Collect stream discharge measurements, sediment samples, and water samples for suspended sediment and turbidity monitoring.
•Conduct analysis of water samples in the laboratory.
•Assist in the maintenance of rain gauges and weather stations.
•Bachelor’s degree in fisheries biology, hydrology, geology, watershed management, or related program.
•Valid California driver’s license.
•Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.
•Ability to work alone or in small groups without immediate supervision.
•Ability to work overtime as necessary.
To apply online go to our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment