Reservoir Habitat Job Announcement – Nebraska

This newly created position is an 11-month temporary biologist position with Nebraska's Aquatic Habitat Program (may be renewed annually with satisfactory performance). Please share with anyone who may be interested! Contact Mark Porath with questions.

Mark Porath M.S., F.C.P., Aquatic Habitat Program Manager
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Lincoln, NE 402-471-5583
mark.porath@nebraska.gov

SALARY: $19.29 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 08/26/19
CLOSING DATE: 09/13/19 11:59 PM
JOB TYPE: TEMP FULL TIME
LOCATION: To Be Determined
DEPARTMENT: Game & Parks Commission
DESCRIPTION:
This advertisement is for a temporary position that is expected to last 11 months from date of hire.  Job location is to be determined within the State of Nebraska.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Conduct field work under the direction of the Aquatic Habitat Program Manager deploying and retrieving scientific sampling gear, recording site information, and entering data. Assist with the development, design and implementation of aquatic habitat and angler access enhancement projects. Interact and inform the public and private landowners on aquatic habitat best management practices. Submit equipment requests, repair and maintain sampling gear, boats and trucks. Import and summarize downloaded water quality data and create required reporting. Responsible for writing subsections of annual report and project proposals. Attend project meetings and training. Perform related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, fish or wildlife management or closely related field of biological science or equivalent experience.

OTHER: Valid driver's license required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of fisheries management techniques and conservation regulations as they relate to fisheries management. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, or equivalent and PowerPoint. General knowledge of and ability to operate, maintain and repair fisheries equipment and motor vehicles. Ability to communicate effectively, maintain records, organize and assemble data, create work schedules, operate and move about in powered boats, seine and lift a 40-pound bucket waist high.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

vicki.logan@nebraska.gov

Position #60012842
TEMPORARY F&W BIOLOGIST I
KB
Equal Opportunity Employer