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Position: Seasonal Fisheries Technician (position 06-7053)
Supervisor: Hilary Meyer
Department: Game, Fish and Parks
Location: Fort Pierre
Deadline to Apply: 08/31/2016
*PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO SEASONAL APPLICATION
Application can be found at: http://bhr.sd.gov/forms/seastempapp.pdf
Position Description: The SDGFP will be taking applications for one fisheries technician to start as soon as possible and work through late November/December 2016. Work will involve assisting fisheries managers in conducting management and research activities on Missouri River reservoirs. These duties will include assisting with fish spawning and stocking operations, fish population sampling (gill netting, seining, electrofishing), and angler use and harvest surveys. The incumbent will be involved with field work such as interviewing fisherman, measuring fish, and assisting with field surveys. Some exposure to laboratory work will involve recovering and reading tags implanted in fish and identifying, weighing and measuring fish collected from surveys. The incumbent will assist with the maintenance of vehicles, equipment, buildings and grounds to ensure smooth operation of state offices. The incumbent may be exposed to other areas of work with Wildlife Division Law, Wildlife Damage Control and Land Management staff, as well.
Essential requirements: Valid driver’s license, the ability to perform strenuous physical labor, the ability to lift 75 pounds and the ability to work nights and weekends.
Beneficial abilities: Operation and maintenance of boats, motors, and trailers, basic vehicle and equipment maintenance, knowledge of fisheries management principles and techniques, fish identification and basic computer operation.
Minimum Salary: $10.27 per hour