Minimum Qualifications 30 semester credit hours, including 12 semester credit hours in fisheries; marine resources or wildlife management; mariculture; marine biology; aquaculture; aquatic, marine or terrestrial ecology; zoology; marine technology; botany; limnology; hydrology; or oceanography.
Preferred: Experience in data entry, scale prep, equipment maintenance. Training will be provided. Background in marine fisheries helpful.
Duties Description Sample fish (anadromous target species Atlantic sturgeon, Striped bass, American shad, River herring) in the Hudson River using large nets, seines and electrofishing. Fish are captured using one of the mentioned gears and then processed (length and weight taken) and tagged. Tagging helps track movement and also develop mortality rates for some species. All data is used in the coast wide management of the fish stocks. Knowledge of use of large fishing gears, operation of outboard boats, fish ID. Training will be provided. Background in marine fisheries helpful.
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Early work day start times and late work day end times.
Seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 11/30/2022. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the time of an interview.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Personnel, 10th Floor
Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #22-469 on your letter/resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted. Provide a copy of your college transcript with your reply. Unofficial copy is acceptable.