Job: Lake Erie Field Technicians

Title Lake Erie Field Technicians
Agency, Location Ohio DNR – Sandusky and Fairport Harbor
Categories Student
Job # 13172
Salary $15.34/hour

Assists with fisheries research programs aboard Lake Erie research vessels; Collects biological samples from harvested fish; Records data in lab and field (lengths, weights, sex, maturity and processes diet samples); Ages fish by otoliths, perform water quality, benthic, habitat and hydroacoustic sampling, assisting with scanning sport and commercial perch harvest for tags, assists with additional creel age/length collections. Technicians will also be hired by the Sandusky Office to assist the University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center with aquatic invasive species research.     

  • Work Hours:40 Hours/Week including weekends; 1000 hrs. max.
  • Positions Available:1 – Fairport; 1 – Sandusky; 2 – University of Toledo
  • Duration:May – October

Maintain valid driver’s license; may be expected to drive own vehicle along Lake Erie shoreline, rivers and/or harbors for conducting surveys. To apply, send cover letter and resume to the contacts below. Interviews planned for March.

Ad Closing Date:February 22, 2019 


Fairport Harbor: [email protected]; Sandusky: [email protected]