APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 10, 2021
JOB DUTIES: Collect, process, summarize and interpret fish population data and angler harvest data;
evaluate physical, chemical and biological characteristics of fish habitats following Fisheries Division sampling
guidelines and using accepted scientific and statistical procedures. Collect and analyze data for formulation of
management plans and development of specific waterbody (lakes, reservoirs, rivers, streams) goals and objectives. Plan and implement fish habitat improvement projects. Assist with fish stocking and in collection of broodstock fish for production purposes. Provide technical assistance of fisheries habitat enhancement techniques and fish management to lake associations, private clubs and private pond owners. Prepare technical reports and maintain records. Perform related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: Extensive knowledge of fishery habitat management principles, goals and objectives; fish species; life history and habitat needs; research, statistics, and record keeping systems; and conservation statutes and regulations as they relate to fisheries management. Ability to communicate effectively; set goals and objectives; perform heavy physical labor and work outdoors for long periods of time; operate boats, motors, nets and electro fishing gear; work with little supervision; develop and maintain professional relations with a broad range of agencies and publics.
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in fish or wildlife management or closely related field or equivalent experience in the field of biological science AND three years experience in fish or wildlife management or a closely related field;
Master's degree in fish or wildlife management or closely related field or equivalent experience in the
field of biological science AND one year experience in fish and wildlife management or a closely related
TO APPLY: Apply on line at statejobs.nebraska.gov. Applications must be entered on or before the application deadline to be considered