Job: Fisheries Technician

Title Fisheries Technician
Agency, Location Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Categories Temporary
Job # 11569
Salary Environmental Assistant C: $13.97/hr: or Environmental Assistant B: $12.73/hr
End Date 2016-04-01

Technicians will be involved in netting, tagging, and tracking lake sturgeon, a state listed endangered species, on Lake Champlain and its tributaries. These positions will also be involved in other tasks that may include fish population sampling by electrofishing and netting, fish stocking, habitat surveys, data entry, laboratory work, office work, equipment maintenance and repair, etc. Duties are often performed outdoors and may involve long hours, night-time and weekend work, and demanding physical labor.


Environmental Assistant C – Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate college in a natural resource related field. Related professional work may substitute for college experience. A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift at least 50lbs is required.