Job: Fisheries Technician

Title Fisheries Technician
Agency, Location IL Natural History Survey
Categories Temporary
Job # 10566
Salary $11 – $12/HR, commensurate with experience
End Date 5/15

Participate in boat electrofishing, seining, and other appropriate gear types. Must be knowledgeable or willing to learn field and laboratory identification of Midwest fish species.


BS in fisheries, aquatic ecology or closely related field. Good interpersonal and computer skills are essential. Requires significant physical exertion (including carrying 40 or more pounds of gear), commitment to safety, and meticulous data recording. Familiarity with boat operation and safety desirable. Candidate must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions, possible nights or weekends, and work from a boat on large water bodies. A valid driver’s license and ability to swim is required.


Erica Hanson at below email