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Fisheries Technician III

Deadline:
Employer:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Go Fish Education Center
Job Field:
Fisheries
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Houston County
Job Description:

Under general supervision, this position serves as assistant hatchery manager at the Go Fish Education Center; completes all phases of warm-water fish culture for recirculation systems and ponds at the facility; provides education support within and beyond the education center; assists in the operation and maintenance of large aquarium exhibits and their life support systems. Work will include some weekend and holiday hours.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in fisheries management or a related field from an accredited college or university.
OR
Associate degree in Fisheries Management or a related field from an accredited college or university
AND
One year of experience required at the lower level Fisheries Technician 2 (NRT061) or position equivalent.
OR
Completion of equivalent coursework (90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours) in Fisheries Management or a related field from an accredited college or university
AND
One year of experience required at the lower level Fisheries Technician 2 (NRT061) or position equivalent
OR
High school diploma or GED
AND
Two years of experience required in the Wildlife Resources Division as a Fisheries Technician 2 (NRT061).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference may be given to:

  • Applicants with experience in fish culture
  • Applicants with experience recirculating aquaculture and/or aquarium life support systems
  • Current Wildlife Resources Division personnel

 

Salary:
$35,569.36
How to Apply:

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

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Recruitment and Selection
2067 US Hwy, 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025
WRD.careers@dnr.ga.gov