Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aid

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Redding, California
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$16.07 - $19.07 per Hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Department Fish and Wildlife's Northern Region Inland Fisheries and Wild Trout unit has an opening for a Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aid based out of Redding. The incumbent will assist a team of scientists working to survey, manage, restore and designate heritage and wild trout watersheds throughout Northern California including the McCloud River, Hat Creek, upper Klamath River, the Warner Mountains, Eagle Lake, and more. Learn more about the Heritage and Wild Trout Program and the waters we manage at We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team in a position that provides development of expertise in fisheries science and management, survey and study design, designing, implementing, and monitoring habitat restoration projects, data analysis, scientific writing, California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and other environmental laws and regulations. The incumbent can expect to assist with boat and backpack electrofishing, snorkel surveys, netting, hook and line, spawning/redd surveys, habitat typing, genetic tissue sampling, evaluating angling regulations, angler creel, and public engagement. Additional opportunities for engaging with staff working in Classroom Aquarium Education Program, Fishing in the City, aquatic invasive species monitoring and fish hatchery operations may exist.
Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid driver license. and Either I Education: Equivalent to completion of two years of college with a minimum of 10 semester hours in biological or chemistry sciences. Or II One year of experience in surveying, studying or evaluating fish or wildlife populations, data habitats or users, or working in a chemistry laboratory. Please refer to the job posting for application instructions:
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Adam McKannay
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