Fisheries field technician

Seasonal – Full Time ewert in Government Services
  • 346 County Road 362, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, USA View on Map
  • Post Date: February 12, 2020
  • Apply Before : February 29, 2020
  • Salary: $15.00 - $15.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Job Categories Other
  • Qualifications Not Specify
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Job Start Month April 2020
  • Job Available Until Month November 2020

Job Description

Position will assist area Fisheries Biologist with conducting fish population surveys on lakes, streams and rivers of Grand and Summit Counties using electrofishing gear, gillnets, and other specialized equipment. Work will also include assisting with processing of aquatic wildlife, recording of data on sampling sheets, care and maintenance of equipment, driving trucks with boat trailers attached, and other duties as assigned.  Will also assist with kokanee spawntake activities at Wolford and Granby reservoirs.  Employees will be expected to work long hours in adverse conditions, to work out of and operate boats and wade in streams. Backcountry work is involved, requiring hiking and some camping. Candidates must be able to swim, lift heavy loads, and must possess a driver’s license.  Experience related to fisheries or wildlife biology, boat handling and maintenance, shop and mechanical skills, river rafting, and the use of computer programs such as Excel, Word and Access will be considered when selecting employees. College degree in a related field is preferred but not required. Housing may be available upon further inquiry.

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