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.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Hiring Soon for 2013 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). We are also looking to fill a permanent entry-level biologist/gear manager position. This post will be updated when these jobs open.


Government Rapid, San Juan River