Job Type: Temporary
Salary Details: 19.40 Hourly

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department are seeking to hire a Biologist Technician – Fisheries in Green River, WY. This seasonal position will assist fisheries management crews with all aspects of aquatic resource management activities. Anticipated dates of employment are July through October 2023. 
Human Resource Contact: 777-4507 / Laura Curtis / laura.curtis1@wyo.gov 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • Duties will be variable and may include electrofishing, netting, stream/habitat surveys, angler surveys, chemical restoration, data entry, and equipment maintenance, as well as other routine fisheries management tasks.
  • Biologist technicians will assist with watercraft inspection and decontamination in cooperation with the state’s aquatic invasive species program and assist with the aquatic habitat program. 

Qualifications
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those pursuing a career or degree in fisheries. Preference may include those with a high school degree plus experience in fish and wildlife resource management, research, or college coursework towards a degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology, hydrology, watershed science, or other closely related fields. 
**Important: Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume with their online state application. The cover letter should include career plans, suitability for the job, and preferences for the type of work and work location as well as dates of availability (starting and ending dates are particularly important). **Must have a valid driver’s license

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Technicians must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision and also be able to work well with others on a small crew.
  • These are field positions that require physical labor, such as hiking, wading, and carrying backpacks.  
  • Inclement weather may occur while conducting fieldwork.

NOTES: 

  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check before appointment. 
  • Lodging, waders, rain gear, uniform, and other necessary field equipment and expenses will be provided when in the field. Off-duty, housing is not provided.
  • Anticipated dates of employment are July through October.
  • Contact: Jessica Lockwood, Green River Fisheries Biologist (307-875-3225 ext. 8618, jessica.lockwood@wyo.gov) for additional information about the positions or application process. Please don’t send cover letters or resumes via email; those should be attached to the online application process.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit an application via the link below to be considered: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/4094920/attp99-2023-01333-biologist-technicians-fisheries-green-river?keywords=01333&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs