Three, six-month seasonal fisheries technician positions available with Colorado Parks and Wildlife working in the Denver metro area and South Park. Assist Aquatic Biologists in the deployment of various electrofishing units, gill nets, trap nets, and seines to collect biological data on coldwater sport fisheries, warmwater sport fisheries, and native aquatic species. These positions will assist Aquatic Biologists with standardized sampling of ponds, lakes, reservoirs, streams, and rivers. Help conduct stream reclamations, spawning operations, fish stocking, and fish salvages. Candidates will occasionally work in conjunction with and federal, county, city and private entities. Other duties include maintaining equipment, grounds, facilities, and performing data entry. Experience with trade skills (fabrication, carpentry, grounds maintenance, welding, trailer electrical, and motor maintenance/repair) is a plus but not required.
Suitable candidates will have experience with the items mentioned above and will be willing to work in remote wilderness. Daily job location elevations vary from 5,000-12,000+ feet above sea level. Candidates should have obtained, or be working towards a degree in fish and wildlife biology or a related field. Must be able to hike at high elevation with a backpack weighing 30 lbs and walk in and around fast-moving rivers. Some weekend work, long days, and overnight stays are required. Candidates must have a valid Driver’s License and provide their own transportation to and from the work duty station in Denver.
1) No cover letter is necessary
2) Please send CV/resume with references to Tyler Swarr at email@example.com and Paul Winkle at firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Top candidates will be contacted for an interview by April 21st 2021
4) Applications received after 5 pm MST, April 16th, 2021 will not be considered