Fisheries Technician: Montana

Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit || Montana State University
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$15.00 / hr
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
We are hiring a technician to assist a graduate project evaluating pallid sturgeon diets in the upper Missouri River in Montana. The technician will assist with trammel netting to capture pallid sturgeon to collect biological information. There is potential for other methods of data collection such as use of seine and benthic beam trawl. This position is physically demanding and will require working in inclement weather.
General Qualifications: - Strong work ethic, work well with others, good communication skills, maintain a positive attitude, organized - Comfortable working in a very remote setting and spending most of the day on a boat - Have some background knowledge of fisheries management and conservation - Possess a valid U.S. driver's license Preferred Qualifications: - Passionate about a career in fisheries management and a desire to pursue graduate school - Willingness to learn more about fisheries management and collection techniques - Previous fisheries experience working on a jet boat in a river setting and collecting data in the field - Experience running a jet boat and minor jet boat engine mechanic skills To apply, please submit a resume or CV providing an outline of prevous job experience or education that is relevant to the position, a letter of interest explaining your qualifications and why you are interested in the position, and contact information of three professional references.
Contact Person
Tori Ogolin
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