The Wyoming Game and Fish Department seek to hire one (1) Biologist Technicians Fisheries in the Jackson Region. This seasonal position will assist the regional fisheries management crew with all aspects of aquatic resource management activities. Positions will be based out of Jackson. The position will start in early June and conclude in mid-November. Applicants unavailable for this entire period should not apply.
Human Resource Contact: 777-4507 Laura Curtis email@example.com
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at 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 technician will assist with watercraft inspection and decontamination in cooperation with the state's aquatic invasive species program and assist with the aquatic habitat program.
Preference will be given to those pursuing a career or degree in fisheries. This may include preference towards those with a 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 fields.
**Must have a valid driver's license.
**Important: Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume with their online state application. The cover letter should include career plans, suitability for the job, preferences for the type of work and work location, and availability dates (starting and ending dates are particularly important).
None - See "Preferences"
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Technicians must work well independently with minimal supervision and work well with others on a small crew.
This field position requires some physical labor, such as hiking, wading, and carrying backpacks.
Fieldwork can occur in inclement weather, and camping in the field is required.
Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check before appointment.
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.
Seasonal housing in Jackson can be difficult to secure and expensive. Applicants are encouraged to explore housing options before applying or accepting a position.
Applicants are encouraged to contact Clark Johnson, Regional Fisheries Biologist (307-249-5804), to gain additional information about the positions and the selection process. Please don’t send cover letters or resumes via email; those should be attached in the online application process.
040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division
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Class Code #ATTP99
Job # 2021-00700
ATTP99-2021-00700-BIOLOGIST TECHNICIANS FISHERIES-JACKSON
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