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Fisheries Biologist II

Fisheries Management
Wildlife Resource Division
Department of Natural Resources
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Social Circle
Job Description:

Under general supervision, designs and manages research and survey projects and public waters management activities designed to protect, evaluate, and improve fish habitat and sport fisheries of streams. Provides technical fisheries management assistance to individuals, corporations and government agencies. Conducts statistical analysis and modeling to support program goals and objectives. Administers purchasing, budgeting, inventory control and report preparation. Position requires frequent statewide travel.


Minimum Qualification

Master of Science degree in Fisheries Management, Fisheries Biology, Fisheries Science or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using statistical software (e.g. R, SAS)
  • Experience sampling fishes with electrofishing and other methods in a wide variety of stream types
  • Experience operation GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS)
  • Experience identifying fish in the Southeastern US

DNR will be accepting applications January 4, 2017 – January 24, 2017.
Applications must be postmarked on or before January 24, 2017. Applications postmarked after January 24, 2017 will not be considered.

How to Apply:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites
ATTN: Connie Hopkins
2067 US Hwy., 278 SE
Social Circle, GA 30025