Job: Fisheries Research Tech

Title Fisheries Research Tech
Agency, Location MO Dept of Conservation
Categories Student
Job # 10651
Salary $9.32-$12.34/hr depending on experience
Start Date Summer/Fall Semester 2014
End Date 8/1 or until filled
Responsibilities

Missouri Department of Conservation
Fisheries Research Technicians (3)
Technicians will be responsible for assisting in multiple projects at the Big Rivers and Wetlands Field Station. Projects include but are not limited to Asian carp ecology, paddlefish exploitation, pallid sturgeon population dynamics, and grotto sculpin assessment. Technician will be responsible for leading field crews, maintaining field equipment, entering and analyzing data, report writing, and presenting information at various meetings.

Qualifications

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in fisheries or wildlife science or a related field (GPA of greater than 3.0). Special skills desired but not required include familiarity with water quality, fish identification, large river ecosystems, and boat operation. We are looking for motivated individuals that need fisheries research experience and are planning to pursue a more advanced degree.

Contact

Sara Tripp (sara.tripp@mdc.mo.gov) and Quinton Phelps (quinton.phelps@mdc.mo.gov)

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