Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Advertising for an Aquatic Habitat Biologist


Advertised to Employees and Public



LOCATION                                          TITLE                                             SALARY

Valentine,                           Temporary Fish & Wildlife Biologist I                     $19.293/hour      

Nebraska                            Aquatic Habitat-Fisheries Division                 Position #60014353



JOB DUTIES:  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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & 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 (both written and oral), 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.


QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, fish or wildlife management or closely related field science or equivalent experience.  Driver’s license required.


TO APPLY:  Apply on line at Applications must be entered on or before the application deadline to be considered.