Job: Fisheries Technician

Title Fisheries Technician
Agency, Location Univ of IL, IL Natural History Survey
Categories Permanent
Job # 10274
Salary $11.00 – $12.00
End Date 12/2
Responsibilities

Univ of IL, IL Natural History Survey, Lake Michigan Biological Station

Assist with daily research activities in Lake Michigan fisheries. Duties include field sampling (gill net, trawl, plankton, etc.) and maintenance of field gear, laboratory facilities and research vessels. Participate in laboratory tasks including identification of zooplankton and benthic invertebrates, aging otoliths and diet analysis of fishes.

*Permanent: 1 – 2 years

Qualifications

BS in fisheries or closely related field. Good interpersonal and computer skills are essential. Candidate must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions and possible nights or weekends. Swimming ability is a must. SCUBA certification desired.

Contact

Please send cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three references to email below with a subject line “LMBS Tech Nov. 2013”. Direct technical questions to Sara Creque: 847/872-8677

Email screque@illinois.edu
Link http://www.inhs.illinois.edu/fieldstations/lmbs/station.html