Fisheries Technician; Adirondacks; New York

New Brandon LLC
Paul Smiths, NY 12970
Job Category
Full time Positions
$15-$17/hour plus housing, utilities and benefits
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
RESPONSIBILITIES • Fisheries Management – Assists in the management of eleven ponds ranging in size from 4.6 surface acres to 146.0 surface acres with the goal of maintaining suitable brook trout habitat. Activities include: fisheries surveys and non-salmonid species removal utilizing modified Oneida-style trap nets, collection of biological data, tributary maintenance, dam and barrier structure upkeep and repair. • Hatchery Operations – Contributes to daily operations of a brook trout and landlocked Atlantic salmon hatchery. Activities include: egg spawning, fry and fingerling rearing, broodstock maintenance, cleaning of rearing units, fish feeding, and recognizing indicators of fish health and implementing therapeutic treatment regimens when necessary. • Facilities Maintenance – Provides general maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment. The Fisheries Technician is supervised by the Fisheries Coordinator. Program goals and objectives are set by the Operations Manager. The above listed responsibilities will be the primary focus of day-to-day activities, but there will be seasonally driven tasks that necessitate all employees at New Brandon Park to work together as a team in order to successfully complete management objectives. These activities will include: maintenance and upkeep of roads, culverts, lean-tos, boat racks and docks, repair and renovation of on-site residences, maple syrup production, and the establishment of wild ginseng plots.
• Previous experience or educational background in fisheries management preferred • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions is necessary • Must be able to lift and move objects in excess of 75 pounds • Ability to work alone or as part of a team in the successful completion of tasks • Attention to detail • Some weekend and overtime hours are required
Contact Person
Scott Carlson
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