The employees in these positions will conduct juvenile snorkel and habitat surveys in Oregon streams. Duties include:
* Describing channel morphology and instream habitat characteristics.
* Assessing distribution and abundance of juvenile fish.
* Keeping accurate and clear data records.
* Hiking into and along streams daily.
* Working in hot, cold, rainy weather and over rough terrain.
* Occasional camping or backpacking in remote areas.
* Communicating with the public to gain access to private land and to explain monitoring activities.
Employees must be self-motivated, willing to work under a variety of conditions, and responsible for the quality of data collected. There are no minimum qualifications for these positions; however, candidates with related field experience (such as experience in fish sampling, conducting habitat surveys, hydrology, or biological sampling) and who have or are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science or a closely related degree in biological or ecological sciences will be given preference for interviews.
Applicants must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will check driving records for in-state finalists. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current driving record for review.
To Apply: Please email, mail, or fax (541-757-4102) your Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife employment application by 5:00PM (PST) on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to:
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Aquatic Inventories Project
28655 Highway 34
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Contact: Peggy Kavanagh, phone: (541) 757-5124
Application forms can be obtained from ODFW’s seasonal jobs page at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/hr/seasonal_jobs.asp
Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODFW participates in E-Verify. ODFW is unable to support VISA sponsorships.
NOTE: Individuals selected for interviews will be notified and scheduled for phone or in-person interviews.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, you may call the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Human Resources office at (503) 947-6051 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Reasonable accommodation for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.