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Fisheries Technician 1- Upper Sacramento Steelhead Monitoring

Fisheries Technician 1- Upper Sacramento Steelhead Monitoring

Red Bluff, CA - Seasonal, Entry Level


Position/Project Specifics:


This position will be working on the Sacramento River Steelhead monitoring program out of Red Bluff, CA. The candidate will be required to operate and maintain screw-traps on tributaries to the Upper Sacramento River. Additional duties will include: PIT tagging juvenile salmonids, constructing PIT tag antennas and arrays and resistance board weirs, and data entry. Duties will also include performing surgeries on juvenile salmonids to implant acoustic tags. On occasion the candidate may also be required to participate in snorkel surveys on tributaries as well as the main stem Upper Sacramento River. Knowledge of salmon and steelhead life histories is highly desirable. Screw Trap and PIT tagging experience would be beneficial as well. Weekend work is mandatory.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:


A range of experience and education may be presented. At the lower end of the range, candidates must present six months of General Experience* OR one year of education above the high school level that included at least six semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses. An equivalent combination of experience and education is also qualifying.

At the upper end of the range, candidates must present one year of Specialized Experience** OR a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with a major or at least 24 semester hours of coursework in any combination of scientific or technical courses. An equivalent combination of experience and education is also qualifying.

*General Experience is (1) any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with biological sciences or the processes of the biological sciences.

**Specialized Experience is experience that equips the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled.

COMPLETE ENTIRE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Seasonal

Education Level : High School, Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level

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