Biologist Technicians Fisheries – Statewide, Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Statewide, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking to hire nineteen (19) Biologist Technicians - Fisheries. These seasonal positions will assist fisheries management crews with all aspects of aquatic resource management activities. Positions will be based out of Casper, Cody, Green River, Lander, Laramie, Pinedale, and Sheridan, Wyoming. The duration of these positions ranges from 5 to 6 months. Most positions start in April or early May and conclude at the end of September or October. Applicants unable to work through the end of September should not apply. Human Resource Contact: 777-4507 Laura Curtis 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 technicians will assist with watercraft inspection and decontamination in cooperation with the state's aquatic invasive species program and assist with the aquatic habitat program.
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those pursuing a career or degree in fisheries. Preference may include 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. 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, and preferences for the type of work and work location as well as dates of availability (starting and ending dates are particularly important). **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 work well with others on a small crew. These are field positions that require physical labor, such as hiking, wading and carrying backpacks. Fieldwork can occur in inclement weather, and some positions camping in the field is required. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt 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. Hiring will start as applications are being received, and hiring may begin as early as January. Contact: Beth Bear, Aquatic Assessment Crew Supervisor (307-721-1373, for additional information about the positions or application process. Please don’t send cover letters or resumes via email; those should be attached to the online application process. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: 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. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #ATTP99 Job # 2021-02093 ATTP99-2021-02093-BIOLOGIST TECHNICIAN FISHERIES-STATEWIDE The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
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