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

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Hiring Soon for 2014 Field Season

Keep an eye on this site for upcoming job openings at the UDWR Moab Field Station for the 2013 field season. We will be looking to hire several seasonal technicians for the entire field season (March-October). This site will be updated when these positions open (January 2014).

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Employment Opportunity with New Mexico Game and Fish
 
New Mexico Game and Fish is advertising for a technician for the San Juan River. This is a 6 month position. The application period closes on Monday, April 22.


Job Title: San Juan Fish Tech (10105183)

Salary: $25,272-$44,948.80 Annually

Range: 55

Location: Santa Fe

Closing Date: Monday 4-22-2013 11:59:59 PM

The hiring supervisor is Eliza Gilbert.

 

Please visit the New Mexico State Personnel Office website to apply for this position.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Native Fisheries Technician Positions Closed.

This position is now closed. 2013 technician positions have been filled.

Thanks to everyone who applied!
 
 
Native Fisheries Technician
Salary: $10.99 – $17.41/hr
Opening Date: 2/20/2013

Closing Date: 2/26/2013

Position title, agency/location: Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources - Moab Field station is seeking to fill three (3) Wildlife Technician I/Wildlife Technician II (depending on experience) positions. These are eight-month positions without benefits available in Moab, Utah. The Starting date is April 8th (one position will be available March 18th) and will continue through the middle of October 2013.
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 and capable of performing physically taxing tasks and working outdoors in hot and/or rainy/cold weather. Field trips range from day trips to nine day trips in remote canyon locations. Applicants are required to be over 18 years of age, possess a valid drivers license, and provide proof of citizenship. Desired experience incluldes: boating with whitewater rafts and Jon boats w/outboards, electrofishing experience, fish species identification, backcountry or whitewater safety training, the ability to work independently, 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

The State of Utah is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities to job seekers and employees in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Native Aquatics Biologist Position Now Closed

The application period for the Wildlife Biologist I position is now closed. Thank you for the great response.

Seasonal technician positions will be opening very soon. Please keep an eye on this site for that announcement.

 

Job: WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST I                                


Posted: 01/15/2013
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 28660

Job Description

Location: Moab, UT - Division of Wildlife Resources, 1165 S Hwy 191, Suite #4, Moab, UT 84532
Salary Range: $15.22 - $16.13
Category: ENVIRONMENTAL / AGRICULTURE / NATURAL RESOURCES
Agency: Dept of Natural Resources
Application Period: 01/15/2013 - 01/22/2013
Part/Full Time: Full Time

Job Characteristics: Assist Native Aquatics Biologists in data collection, analysis and report writing. Conduct surveys, trammel netting, seining, electrofishing etc. Data entry, analysis, and technical report writing. Attend assigned meetings regarding native species. Assist principle investigators with the research of threatened and endangered fishes. Hire and supervise seasonals and volunteers. Other duties as assigned.
Duties:
  • Assist in recovery activities toward the four endangered Colorado River fish species in accordance with Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program & the San Juan River Recovery Implementation Program.
  • Conduct surveys, trammel netting, seining, electrofishing etc. in remote river locations; Native Aquatics sampling.
  • Find, gather and collect information or data. Data entry, analysis, and technical report writing.
  • Operate sampling gear & equipment.
  • Pre-season gear preparation, organization, and maintenance. Ongoing maintenance and repair of sampling equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Preference: Preference will be given to applicants with a bachelor's degree in Fisheries, Wildlife, Natural Resources or other related field. Additional preference may be given to applicants with the following skills/abilities: 1) Whitewater boating and whitewater safety 2) Motor boat operation and maintenance. 3) Maintenance of sampling equipment, inflatable boats, or outboard engines 4) Scientific field survey experience 5) Experience with electrofishing, netting, and trapping fish 6) Fish identification for Colorado River basin species in adult and juvenile forms 7) Back country safety or first responder training
Application Instructions:  YOU MUST APPLY THROUGH THE UTAH JOB BOARD at statejobs.utah.gov announcement 28660 and complete the application process outlined there.






Seasonal positions opening soon: We will also be hiring several seasonal technicians for the 2013 field season. Please keep an eye on this site for that posting very soon.