Working in the Environmental Resources section, this position will focus on fish, wildlife ecology, and environmental science monitoring and surveying. Responsibilities will include:
-Installing, operating, and maintaining passive integrated transponder (PIT) detection systems, video monitoring systems, and electronic data loggers
-Conducting fish surveys via electrofishing, snorkeling, spawner techniques, fish trapping, and instream and terrestrial habitat surveying
-Sampling water quality and invertebrates
-Supporting and assisting staff in the development, implementation, and management of fish and wildlife population, and habitat monitoring programs
-Collecting and compiling data
-Coordinating Sonoma Water project activities, which may include leading one or more entry- level staff
The ideal candidate will possess the ability to train and lead workers in the field; strong communication skills to develop effective working relationships with internal and external colleagues; and experience:
-Installing and maintaining PIT antennas, video equipment, and other electronic data loggers used for remote data collection
-Working on fish and wildlife biological or ecological projects, and monitoring or surveying for water-related programs
-Using equipment common to field activities in fish and wildlife biology, freshwater (rivers and streams) ecology, estuarine ecology, and water quality
-Performing basic research associated with fish and wildlife studies (including population and habitat surveys)
Please see job bulletin for complete job details and how to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/2529489/fish-wildlife-monitoring-technician-ii?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
You may also find the job bulletin via: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org.
See "Fish & Wildlife Monitoring Technician II."