Job: Temporary Student Fisheries Technician

Title Temporary Student Fisheries Technician
Agency, Location Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Categories Student, Temporary
Job # 13774
Salary $12/hour

Assist graduate students who are examining various aspects of paddlefish reproduction success in tributaries to several reservoirs in Oklahoma, including side-scan sonar sonars, jaw bone processing for microchemistry, zooplankton sampling, egg sampling, and larval sampling. Start date is March 1, 2020 or until suitable candidate is found.


BS degree in fisheries, ecology, or related field (completed or in-progress for advanced undergraduate applicants) and ability to work outside in harsh environments on boats in rivers and reservoirs.  The successful applicant will be highly motivated, able to work independently and in a group setting, Experience working in aquatic environments in boats, using a variety of aquatic sampling gear is highly desirable.

Ad Closing Date: February 21, 2020


Send resume/CV, a letter stating interest and qualifications, and three references to Jim Long, Unit Leader, Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit ([email protected]).  Questions and inquiries prior to applying are welcome.