Job: Fisheries Technician

Title Fisheries Technician
Agency, Location Univ of IL, IL Natural History Survey
Categories Permanent
Job # 9934
Salary $11.00 – $13.00
End Date 3/18

Assist in daily research activities related to Lake Michigan fisheries. Duties will include field sampling (gill net, trawl, plankton, etc.), creel surveys (interview anglers, identify fish), maintenance of field gear, laboratory facilities and research vessels. Participate in laboratory tasks including identification of zooplankton and benthic invertebrates, fish dissection and diet analysis. Position involves working weekdays and weekends.

*Permanent: 1 – 2 years


BS in fisheries or closely related field. Good interpersonal skills are essential. Candidate must have valid driver’s license. Must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions. Swimming a must. SCUBA certification desired.


Please send cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three references to email below. Direct technical questions to Rebecca Redman: 847-872-8677