Fisheries technician

The mission of Colorado Parks and Wildlife is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.

Summary:

Position will assist with conducting fish population surveys on lakes, streams and rivers of Grand and Summit Counties using electrofishing gear, gillnets, and other specialized equipment. Work will also include assisting with processing of aquatic wildlife, recording of data on sampling sheets, care and maintenance of equipment, driving trucks with boat trailers attached, and other duties as assigned.   Will also assist with kokanee spawntake activities at Wolford and Granby reservoirs.

Qualifications:

Employees will be expected to work long hours in adverse conditions, to work out of and operate boats and wade in streams. Backcountry work is involved, requiring hiking and some camping. Housing may be available upon further inquiry.

More information

Company

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Location

Hot Sulphur Springs, CO

Salary

DOE

Date Posted

February 11, 2020

Job Type

Part Time