Biologist Technician - Spawning Assistant
State of Wyoming - Pinedale, WY

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Will assist statewide spawning crew with the collection of eggs from wild brood stocks throughout the state.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Capturing wild fish using a variety of fish capture methods including electro-fishing, trap nets, in stream weirs, and gill nets for egg collection.
Transporting eggs to hatchery facilities
Equipment and grounds maintenance.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Experienced in the operation of watercraft, 4wd vehicles, pulling trailers, and ATV’s.
Must be able to work well independently and with others.
Waders, uniform, rain gear, and other necessary gear are provided.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires extended stays (4-10 days) in campers or primitive camps.

PREFERENCES:
Preference will be given to those with a high school degree plus experience in fish and wildlife resource management, research, or habitat development or college work towards a baccalaureate degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology or other closely related field. Other related training and experience will be considered.

Must have a valid drivers license.

  • Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code ATTP99) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at: http://statejobs.state.wy.us/lookup.aspx
NOTES:
START DATE: Position will start in early May 2011 and run through Oct. 2011

CONTACT: For more information regarding this position contact Brian King at (307) 367-2147 ext. 236.

Most positions are intended to provide introductory experience to individuals seeking a fisheries career.

APPLICATIONS:
For more information or to apply online go to http://statejobs.state.wy.us/JobSearchDetail.aspx?ID=17827 or submit a State of Wyoming Employment Application to the Human Resource Division, Emerson Building, 2001 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0060, Phone: (307)777-7188, Fax: (307)777-6562, along with transcripts of any relevant course work. The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.

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