Fish & Wildlife Biologist II Fisheries Division Lincoln NE

Agency
Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
Location
Lincoln Nebraska
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
22.384
Last Date to Apply
12/10/2021
Website
http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov
Description
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
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; OR 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 field. TO APPLY: Apply on line at statejobs.nebraska.gov. Applications must be entered on or before the application deadline to be considered
Contact Person
Tony Barada
Contact Phone
402-471-0641
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