Job: Student Contractor

Title Student Contractor
Agency, Location Columbia Environmental Research Center; U.S. Geological Survey
Categories Apply, Student
Job # 13995
Salary $18.01 per hour

Duties shall include any of the following: relocation of telemetry tagged fish, assist with mass harvest of Asian carp, assist with fish spawning, sample diet of wild fish, simple maintenance of laboratory and field equipment, prepare samples for age and growth analysis, and care/feeding of laboratory fish.  The student will perform tasks within the guidance of standard protocols and senior staff direction. 


 Completion of a bachelor’s degree program in a biological discipline within the last 2 years.  Travel within the Midwest and Southeast regions for up to three weeks at a time required. 

Applicants must be:

  • a licensed driver
  • able to swim
  • able to work in cold or hot conditions for extended periods
  • able to adhere to agency safety and COVID guidelines 

Training and experience in use of boats and trailers is highly desirable. Knowledge related to the collection of fisheries data and/or use of microscopes is desirable.


Ad Closing Date: 9/25/2020