South West Georgia Fisheries Management Internship: Georgia

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Silver Lake Public Fishing Area
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking a motivated undergraduate to fill a seasonal summer position at Silver Lake Public Fishing Area in Bainbridge, GA. Silver Lake PFA staff manage over 500 acres of public water with the goal of providing a quality angling experience to visitors. The PFA is comprised of over 30 small natural ponds and a 250 acre lake. The Intern will be assisting PFA staff. Job duties will include but are no limited to: assisting with boat electrofishing surveys, performing creel surveys, constructing and placing fish attractors, filling fish feeders, applying aquatic herbicide, conducting routine water chemistry analysis, applying fertilizer to ponds, assisting with ag lime applications, assisting with aquatic vegetation removal, grounds maintenance, and any other task assigned by PFA staff. The Intern will work 40 hours per week. Applicants must be able to tolerate a variety of inclement field conditions including extremely hot weather, biting insects, and encounters with dangerous wildlife(alligators and venomous snakes). ONSITE HOUSING IS PROVIDED
Must be an undergraduate at an accredited college or university working towards a Bachelors degree in fisheries management, aquatic ecology, or a closely related field. Must possess a driver's license valid through August 2023 Must be able to pass a background check Must be able to routinely lift 50 pounds ONSITE HOUSING IS PROVIDED TO APPLY: Complete the GA DNR application for employment using the pdf form (see website link) Email completed form, Cover letter, and at least three references to Use the subject line "2023 SILVER LAKE INTERNSHIP" Or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address: Fisheries Management Section ATTN Jonathon Pritchard 2024 Newton Road Albany, GA 31701
Contact Person
Jonathon Pritchard
Contact Phone
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.