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Position: Fish Culture Research Technician – Fisheries Bureau The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for a Fish Culture Research Technician position, within the Fisheries Bureau located in Moravia, IA. This Natural Resource Technician 2 position serves on the Fish Culture Research Team to assist the Research Biologist in all aspects of fish culture research designed to make Iowa DNR fish hatcheries more efficient and productive. To accomplish this, the Research Technician is expected to work with biologists and technicians in Iowa DNR fish hatcheries to identify problems affecting fish reproduction, rearing, and transportation; design and conduct research to solve these problems; and work with hatchery employees to implement research findings. Job Number: 20-01102 Location: Conservation and Recreation Division, Fisheries Bureau, Moravia, IA Hours: 40 hour work week. 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday with participation in a year round weekend work rotation. Standby duty mandatory, thereby the requirement of being able to be present at Rathbun Fish Culture Research Facility and Rathbun Fish Hatchery within 20 minutes to respond to alarm calls. Possibility of working 2nd shift during Walleye broodstock collection and spawning operations. Some travel with overnight lodging required; Closing Date: November 12, 2019 – 11:59 p.m.
Position: Natural Resource Technician 2 – Fisheries Bureau The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for a Natural Resource Technician 2, within Fisheries Bureau located at Rathbun Hatchery in Moravia IA. This Natural Resources Technician 2 (NRT2) position will work with the hatchery team to ensure that the requested species, size, and numbers of fish are produced and stocked throughout the state to ultimately provide recreational opportunities for Iowa anglers. The primary job duties include fish culture, fish distribution, and buildings, grounds, and equipment maintenance. Job Number: 20-00540 Location: Conservation and Recreation Division, Fisheries Bureau, Moravia, IA Hours: 40 hour work week. 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday with participation in a weekend work rotation; Possibility of working 2nd shift during broodstock collection and spawning operations. Some travel with overnight lodging required Closing Date: September 10, 2019 – 11:59 p.m.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff: Director, Extension Fish Health Specialist (Extension Specialist III)
Position: Natural Resource Technician 1 – Fisheries Bureau The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for a Natural Resource Technician 1 position, within the Fisheries Bureau in Moravia, Iowa. This Natural Resources Technician 1 (NRT1) is an integral part of the Fish Culture Research Team, which currently consists of a Natural Resource Biologist (NRB), Natural Resource Technician 2 (NRT2), and temporary/seasonal help. This research team conducts fish culture experiments aimed at making Iowa DNR fish hatcheries more productive and efficient. Increasing productivity at state hatcheries results in more high-quality fish for stocking into public bodies of water for both resident and nonresident anglers. The primary job duties are fish culture; buildings, grounds, and equipment maintenance; and data collection, management, and summarization. Job Number: 19-00528 Location: Conservation and Recreation Division, Fisheries Bureau, Moravia, IA Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m, M-F, rotating shifts may be required, some travel Closing Date: September 24, 2018 – 11:59 p.m.
Hatchery Technician Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Various locations, OR Put your fish culture skills to work in Oregon! Take your passion for working in the outdoors by caring for fish and performing grounds and equipment maintenance on a hatchery. There is currently one position at Round Butte Hatchery in Madras, OR but to be considered, you need to apply by August 27th. This is a general list used to fill vacancies for the present time. Qualifications: Requires An Associate’s degree in Fisheries Technology, Aquaculture or Aquarium Science; OR eighteen months of fish culture (care of fish) experience. (six months of fisheries, fish screens, wildlife or related habitat work experience will count toward this experience). A higher level degree in Fisheries Science or a closely-related degree with at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of biological/ecological coursework will substitute for the Associate’s degree. Salary: $2,606-$3,831/mo. Generous benefits package.
The Nutrition and Digestive Physiology Laboratory (http://www.mtviana.com/) at Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), Ensenada – Baja California – México, is selecting master and Ph.D. candidates. Deadline May 30, 2017.
Winrock’s Asia Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program is currently seeking a US volunteer expert to assist a university in Bangladesh with improving their B.Sc. Fisheries program curriculum. The assignment would be for 20 days including travel starting in April/May 2017. The volunteer must have a Masters or PhD in Fisheries/Aquaculture with at least 10 years of experience in teaching and research in Fisheries/Aquaculture at the university level. The volunteer must also have experience in developing/improving academic curricula for university level undergraduate and graduate programs in aquaculture and fisheries. All assignment costs are paid by Winrock International through funding from the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer program. Please contact Angela Kraszewski at 703-302-6550 or by email (click this link) if you are interested.
Executive Director of the Booth Society, Inc., Friends Group to the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s D.C. Booth Historic Fish Hatchery and Fisheries Archives in Spearfish, SD.
GS-1015-11/12 Museum Curator position at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives. D.C. Booth houses the historic archives for the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program.
Biologist – Aquaculture Team, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Division of Applied Veterinary Research
Natural Resource Program Coordinator – Fish Hatchery Production Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Natural Resources Specialist V (Fish Hatchery Manager), Dundee State Fish Hatchery, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Two Assistant Hatchery Manager positions available in Indiana (search for job ID #595544 or #595546)
Paid college student summer internship opportunity with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Orofino, Idaho