OPS Fish and Wildlife Technician-Creel Clerk

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Milton, Florida
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$15.00 per hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Description of Job Duties Interview anglers on the lower Escambia River by asking specific questions about their catch and harvest of freshwater and saltwater fish species. This position is responsible for accurately recording detailed survey data. Surveys will be conducted in all-weather types. The incumbent will be responsible for operating FWC equipment for FWC business only and in a safe and law-abiding manner. Schedule Shifts are scheduled via random selection, including weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Shifts will be conducted ten days a month starting March 1, 2023, and ending June 28, 2023. Each shift will be 4.5 hours with the earliest shift being from 07:00-11:30 and the latest shift from 15:00-19:30. Entire schedule will be known at the beginning of employment. WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT? Other Personal Services (OPS) temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks. OPS employees do not fill established positions and may not be assigned the duties of any vacant authorized position. OPS employees are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the pleasure of the agency head or designee. WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan - mandatory • Workers’ Compensation - mandatory • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) - mandatory • Participation in state group insurance (must meet eligibility requirements. Consult with People First or the servicing Human Resource Office for details.) • Deferred Compensation - voluntary • Employee Assistance Program – voluntary WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? • Any form of paid leave • Paid holidays • Participation in the Florida Retirement System • Reinstatement rights or retention rights To Apply: • Applicants are required to submit a complete, up-to-date, State of Florida Employment Application Form electronically in People First (http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com) by the closing date listed. Resumes and supporting documentation may be submitted at the same time you are applying online, faxed, or mailed to People First, but do not replace the requirement for a completed State of Florida Employment Application Form. • If you experience technical difficulties during the application process or when attaching documents, call People First staffing at 1-877-562-7287. If unable to attach supporting documents to your application, they may be faxed to the People First Service Center at 1-888-403-2110. Be sure to include the Requisition number for the position to which you are applying on each page of your faxed documents.
Knowledge, Skill(s), and Abilities • Must have knowledge of common freshwater fishes. • Ability to effectively communicate with the public. • Ability to safely operate vehicles. • Ability to work in inclement weather. • Attention to detail. Minimum Requirements Must be 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
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Human Resources
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