Thursday, May 14, 2015


​Vacancy: BLM Interdisciplinary Ecologist or Fish Biologist, 
GS-408/482-11 position.  
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/403692100

The BLM UT will be filling TWO positions through this announcement, one position in the Canyon Country District, Moab, UT and the other in the Green River District, Vernal, UT. For more information regarding the BLM Utah, please see link below.



http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en.html  

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a growing aquatics program with the BLM in Utah!  This position will provide professional expertise for the BLM District regarding aquatics, fisheries, riparian, and wetlands ecosystem management; sampling procedures and data collection; analysis and interpretation of inventory and monitoring data; and other expertise relative to aquatic ecology. 

The Interdisciplinary Ecologist/Fish Biologist will serve as the lead for the aquatics program and as the subject matter expert regarding aquatic, fisheries, riparian, and wetland resources for the District. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and working with a wide variety of partners and key stakeholders to develop fisheries, aquatic, riparian, and wetland projects to better manage these resources.  The incumbent will also ensure that these resources are considered in the development and review of other projects that occur throughout the District.  The incumbent will determine effects of land management activities on components of aquatic and riparian resources over time. Based on an understanding of the relationship between biological and physical processes, the successful incumbent will develop conservation measures to avoid, minimize and mitigate any adverse affects to aquatic and riparian resources.



Monday, January 26, 2015

Seasonal Native Fisheries Technician- Job Posting Now Closed

Seasonal Native Fisheries Technician Positions Now Closed

This job posting is now closed. 

Thank you for the great response. If you have not been contacted for an interview, please keep us in mind for next season. Happy fishing and see you downstream...

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Seasonal Fisheries Technicians

Native Fisheries Technician
Salary: $10.99 – $17.41/hr

Opening Date: 1/6/2015
Closing Date: 1/15/2015

Position: Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources - Moab Field Station is seeking to fill one (1) Wildlife Technician position. This is an eight month position without benefits based in Moab, Utah. The start date is mid-March and will continue through October 2015.

Responsibilities: Assist with various field projects involving native and endangered species of fish on the Green, Colorado, and San Juan rivers. Duties include monitoring of native and nonnative fish populations, using seining, raft mounted electrofishing, trammel-netting, and larval light traps. All field work is carried out during river trips which last up to 9 days. Technicians will be expected to row rafts, motor skiffs and become proficient with all collection techniques. Following field trips technicians clean and maintain equipment, and prepare for future trips. Applicants MUST be agreeable to mechanical removal and disposition of nonnative fish species. Project technicians will also be responsible for data collection and organization.

Qualifications: Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule under harsh and adverse field conditions and camp while conducting fieldwork. Applicants must be willing to and capable of performing physically taxing tasks and working outdoors in hot and/or rainy/cold weather. Field trips range from three to nine day trips in remote canyon locations. Applicants are required to be over 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and provide proof of citizenship. Desired experience includes: scientific data collection, whitewater rafting, motorized boat operation and maintenance, boat-mounted electrofishing, fish netting and seining, fish identification, backcountry or whitewater safety training, the ability to work independently, attention to detail and mechanical aptitude. Housing is NOT provided although meals, tents, sleeping pads, dry bags and all camp gear are supplied during fieldwork.

Contact: Resumes and cover letters may be emailed to: katherinecreighton@utah.gov (preferred)

You may also apply by mailing your resume and cover letter to:

Katie Creighton – Project Leader
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources–Moab Field Station
1165 South Highway 191, Suite 4
Moab, Utah 84532

Monday, January 5, 2015

Hiring Soon for 2015 Field Season

Please keep an eye on this site for upcoming job opportunities at the Moab Native Fishes Office. We will soon post technician openings for the 2015 season. These positions will begin mid-March and run through October.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Seasonal Technician Postion with New Mexico Game and Fish

 The New Mexico Department of Game & Fish is currently recruiting for a San Juan Fish Technician. To apply for this position, please visit the State Personnel website: www.spo.state.nm.us/state_employment.aspx

Please contact Eliza Gilbert with any questions (see contact info below).

The closing date for this posting is 6/3/14.

Job Title: San Juan Fish Technician (DGF #10105183)
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 06/03/14 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $12.26 - $21.79 Hourly
$25,500.80 - $45,323.20 Annually
Job Type: Temporary Budgeted Position
Location: Santa Fe (City), New Mexico
Department: Department of Game & Fish


IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Text resumes and attached resumes will no longer be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section (click on link for an example) of your NEOGOV application only. If you have previously included work history on a resume (attached or copy and pasted) you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.
  

Purpose of Position:

The position exists to assist with the management and conservation of native fishes in the San Juan and Canadian river drainages.
This position is a Pay Band 55.
 Classification Description:
Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist-Basic
 Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years directly related experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Employment is subject to a pre-employment background investigation and is conditional pending results.

Statutory Requirements:
N/A
 Supplemental Information:
Working Conditions:
Work will occur both in an office setting and in the field. The majority of the work will occur in the field and will require travel throughout the State. Work will require long hours in all weather conditions. Use of boats, atvs, fish shocking equipment, nets, seines, and other equipment will be required. Position will require significant walking, lifting, and bending as well as working in and around water.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.


Default FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt. FLSA status will be determined at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.


Bargaining Unit:
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Agency Contact Information: 
Eliza Gilbert, email: eliza.gilbert@state.nm.us


Link to Agency: 
www.wildlife.state.nm.us/


Applicant Help/How to Apply:
www.spo.state.nm.us/state_employment.aspx





Friday, January 24, 2014

Seasonal Technician Posting Now Closed

Seasonal Native Fisheries Technician Positions Now Closed

This job posting is now closed.

Thank you for the great response. If you have not been contacted for an interview, please keep us in mind for next season. Happy fishing and see you downstream...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014


Now Hiring for 2014 Field Season- Now Closed.

Native Fisheries Technician
Salary: $10.99 – $17.41/hr

Opening Date: 1/8/2014
Closing Date: 1/17/2014

Position: Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources - Moab Field Station is seeking to fill three (3) Wildlife Technician positions. These are seven-month positions without benefits available in Moab, Utah. The starting date is April 1st and will continue through October 2014.

Responsibilities: Assist with various field projects involving native and endangered species of fish on the Green, Colorado, and San Juan rivers. Duties include monitoring of native and nonnative fish populations, using seining, raft mounted electrofishing, trammel-netting, and larval light traps. All field work is carried out during river trips which last up to 9 days. Technicians will be expected to row rafts, motor skiffs and become proficient with all collection techniques. Following field trips technicians clean and maintain equipment, and prepare for future trips. Applicants MUST be agreeable to mechanical removal and disposition of nonnative fish species. Project technicians will also be responsible for data collection and organization.

Qualifications: Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule under harsh and adverse field conditions and camp while conducting fieldwork. Applicants must be willing to and capable of performing physically taxing tasks and working outdoors in hot and/or rainy/cold weather. Field trips range from three to nine day trips in remote canyon locations. Applicants are required to be over 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and provide proof of citizenship. Desired experience includes: scientific data collection, whitewater rafting, motorized boat operation and maintenance, boat-mounted electrofishing, fish netting and seining, fish identification, backcountry or whitewater safety training, the ability to work independently, attention to detail and mechanical aptitude. Housing is NOT provided although meals, tents, sleeping pads, dry bags and all camp gear are supplied during fieldwork.

Weblink:  http://moabfish.blogspot.com/  Info about specific projects, locations, and fish species.

Contact: Resumes and cover letters may be emailed to: katherinecreighton@utah.gov (preferred)

You may also apply by mailing your resume and cover letter to:

Katie Creighton – Project Leader
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources–Moab Field Station
1165 South Highway 191, Suite 4
Moab, Utah 84532