Fish and Wildlife Technician I

Fish and Wildlife Technicians in the Environmental Resources Division primarily focus on fish and wildlife biology in streams, rivers, and estuaries. These positions support and assist senior staff in the development, implementation, and management of fish and wildlife populations and habitat monitoring programs.

Job Summary: 

  • Surveying a variety of habitats and species, including fish, birds, and marine mammals using various techniques such as electrofishing (boat and backpack), and spawner and snorkel surveys
  • Trapping and handling fish
  • Conducting physical habitat, geomorphic, and hydrologic monitoring using field survey tools, flow meters, and drones
  • Riparian habitat monitoring and habitat restoration
  • Sampling invertebrates
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Installing and maintaining electronic data loggers
  • Collecting and compiling environmental data

Qualifications: 

  • Education, training, and experience related to biological and/or ecological projects
  • Working knowledge of natural resource study methods
  • Experience working with water-related programs in biological and physical monitoring or survey
  • Knowledge of equipment commonly used to monitor fish and wildlife biology, physical and biological restoration success, estuarine ecology, and water quality
  • The ability to collaborate and develop working relationships with peers, supervisors, and members of the public

More information 

Company

Sonoma County Water Agency

Location

Santa Rosa, CA

Salary

$49,318.65 - $59,942.09 Annually

Date Posted

February 04, 2020

Job Type

Part Time