ODFW Aquatic Inventories Project

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Summer 2014 Positions

There are no available positions at this time.

Classification:    Experimental Biology Aide - 12 positions
Class Number:   C3769 (no announcement number)

Salary:                $2,009 -

                           Medical, dental, and life plans available  

Locations:         Corvallis, Eugene, Roseburg, Central Point, Coos Bay, Gold Beach, Grants Pass, Sauvie Island, Clackamas

Duration:           June 18 – September 21, 2012                                 

Job Description: The employees in these positions will be conducting habitat surveys in Oregon streams. 
  Duties include:

* Describing channel morphology and in-stream habitat characteristics.

* Assessing distribution and abundance of fish and amphibians. 

* Keeping accurate and clear data records. 

* Hiking into and along streams daily.

* Working in hot, cold, rainy weather or in rough terrain.

* Camping or backpacking in remote areas. 

* Communicating with the public to gain access to private land and to explain our activities. 

More information on the Aquatic Inventories Project may be obtained at the following:    

http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/ODFW/freshwater/inventory/index.htmExperience in fish sampling and habitat surveys is preferred, but standardized training will be provided.  Training will be conducted the first week of employment (June 18 – June 22) and is MANDATORY.  Employees must be self-motivated, willing to work under a variety of conditions, and responsible for the quality of data collected.  Candidates with related field experience and a college background in a natural resource field such as fish and wildlife, biology, or geology will be given preference for interviews. 

Applicants must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will check driving records for in-state finalists. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current driving record for review. 

Contact:     Peggy Kavanagh, phone: (541) 757-4263 x259 or email: peggy.kavanagh@oregonstate.edu

Please email, fax (541-757-4102), or mail your state of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife application by April 13, 2012 to:               

Aquatic Inventories Project

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
            28655 Highway 34
            Corvallis, OR 97333

Application forms can be obtained from ODFW’s seasonal jobs page at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/hr/seasonal_jobs.asp

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, you may call the Fish and Wildlife Human Resources office at (503) 947- 6051 between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM.

Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODFW is unable to support VISA sponsorships.

NOTE: Individuals selected for interviews will be notified and scheduled for phone or in-person interviews.  Accommodations for interviews will be provided to individuals with disabilities upon request.

 The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is an Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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