Under general supervision of the Regional Coordinator designs, plans and executes survey and research projects directed to the development, protection and enhancement of the Region's freshwater fisheries resources. Disseminates information through reports, technical journals and oral presentations. Maintains effective coordination and communication with regional coordinator, regional and section staff, state, federal and local Agencies. Conducts outreach activities to resource user groups, public and private organizations. Investigates fish kills. Addresses environmental issues within the region and provides comments and recommendations when necessary to the appropriate parties. Maintains and supervises the upkeep and inventory of the regional field office, associated work areas and project equipment.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A master's degree in biology, chemistry or wildlife management and two (2) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs; or a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, wildlife management or related technical area and four (4) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs.
Advanced knowledge of freshwater biotic processes. Experience in development and implementation of freshwater fisheries survey, development and research projects. Ability to analyze, compile and report project results. Ability to disseminate information to the public and peers in writing and through oral presentations. Strong statistical foundation with experience in statistical software (e.g. SAS and R).