A dynamic position working with all of Utah's native fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mollusks. As the Native Aquatics Biologist, you will provide on the ground support to each of our regional offices to address the State's most pressing conservation needs. This is a unique chance to both apply your biological expertise as well as expand it. Your efforts will impart positive and long-term effects on the conservation of Utah's diverse aquatic resources. You will have the opportunity to participate in every aspect of our conservation programs including: research, surveys, management, implementation, and policy development.
The ideal candidate for this position has:
A bachelors degree in Fisheries, Aquatic Ecology, Fisheries Management, Malacology, Herpetology or a related field - preference given to higher degrees. Field and research experience with desert aquatic ecosystems and fish, springsnails, bivalves, and other mollusks native to the inter-mountain west, amphibians, and reptiles native to the inter-mountain west. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A working understanding of Recovery Programs, Conservation Agreements, and State Wildlife Action Plans.
To Apply, please go to http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/ and look for job #16322 or the job title.