Biologist Technician - Fisheries (approximately 30 positions)
(Recruitment ID: ATAW99-20908)
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
FULL HIRING RANGE: $14.39 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish
CLASS CODE: ATAW99
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Approximately thirty 3-6 month positions
will assist regional and statewide fisheries management crews with
sport and nongame fish sampling activities.
* Duties will be variable and may include electrofishing, netting,
habitat surveys, instream flow measurement, angler surveys, data
entry, and equipment maintenance as well as other routine fishery and
aquatic habitat management tasks.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Technicians must be able to work well independently and with others.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
* These are field positions that may require working and camping
in the field for 8-10 days at a time.
High school degree plus experience in fish and wildlife resource
management, research, or habitat development or college course work
towards a degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology.
Must have a valid driver's license.
*Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code ATAW99) and the
State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at:
Statewide-positions may be based out of Casper, Cody, Green River,
Jackson, Lander, Laramie, Pinedale, and Sheridan.
COVER LETTER: Preference will be given to those who submit a cover
letter to Mr. Mark Smith, Assistant Fisheries Management Coordinator,
2828 Highway 120, Cody, WY 82414 (e-mail
email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>), in addition to
submitting the online state application.
The cover letter should include career plans, suitability for the job,
and preferences for type of work and work location as well as dates of
availability (starting and ending dates are particularly important).
Start dates are variable and will range from April through early June.
Positions end between late August and late October. Lodging, waders,
rain gear, uniform, and other necessary field equipment and expenses
will be provided when in the field. Most positions are intended to
provide valuable experience for individuals seeking a fisheries
For more information or to apply online go to
http://statejobs.state.wy.us/JobSearchDetail.aspx?ID=20908 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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