NANFA-- FW: Seasonal Fisheries Technicians

Denkhaus, Robert (
Fri, 23 Jan 2004 11:59:10 -0600

Anyone looking for work? From the Wildlife Society Listserve...

> Seasonal Fisheries Technicians
> (Summer Field Season 2004)
> Period of Employment
> Starting Date: May 1
> Ending Date: September 30
> Last Date to Apply: March 1
> Hours and Days Per Week: 40 hours (5 days/week)
> Pay Scale: $10.00 to $12.00 / hour DOE
> Number of Individuals Needed: 5-6
> Five or six Seasonal Fisheries Technicians are needed at
> field locations
> near Billings, Great Falls, and Glacier National Park,
> Montana to perform
> fisheries field work as an employee of Lockheed Martin Information
> Technology (LMIT), a contractor to the U.S. Bureau of
> Reclamation (USBR).
> The successful applicants will be given assignments that require the
> collection of field data concerning aquatic fauna and their habitats
> including physical data associated with lake and stream
> habitats. Typical
> duties include:
> - Conduct field investigations, studies and surveys
> such as fish tagging,
> trapping, and netting;
> - Compute, compile and summarize data in tabular,
> graphic or narrative form;
> - Maintain equipment for field oriented surveys which
> includes upkeep,
> modification, and construction when necessary;
> - Report unusual results in detail and prepare
> extensive field notes;
> - Identify and handle fish as required to accomplish work;
> - Plan and conduct daily activities as a member of a
> team and coordinate
> logistical field support with other staff and crew members;
> - Implement developed protocol techniques used to
> catalog fish species;
> - Install, monitor and download data from underwater
> fish counters;
> The incumbent may be expected to work in remote locations for extended
> periods of time (usually 5-7 days). The position may require strenuous
> physical activity in all types of weather conditions.
> Experience, particularly with handling of endangered species,
> is preferred,
> although not required. On site training (if necessary) for
> all project
> related activities will be provided by representatives of
> USBR and LMIT.
> Individuals selected for these positions would perform duties
> as seasonal
> employees of LMIT for the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation,
> Technical Service
> Center, Denver, Colorado. The majority of work performed
> would be in the
> field at the locations mentioned above. Approximately 90
> percent of the
> season would be spent in the field, and 10 percent spent
> performing office
> duties. Technicians may be required to work independently in the field
> during odd hours collecting field data. Seasonal biological
> technicians may
> be required to operate government owned 4x4 vehicles.
> Housing is at the
> discretion of the individual, and will not be provided by
> either LMIT or the
> To apply, please visit, select career
> opportunities, current
> positions, then Montana. Or to be sent directly to the
> announcement, click
> the link...Montana fish tech positions
> Email questions to Dave Moore at

Rob Denkhaus
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
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