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Seasonal Fisheries Aide
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Position: One Seasonal Fisheries Aide at Milford Reservoir supervised by Brett Miller; District Fisheries Biologist.
Benefits: Hourly wage $11.00-15.00 per hour depending on work experience. Work week will be primarily Monday-Friday and 40 hours maximum per week, 999 hours maximum. No paid holidays.
Details: Employment will begin in May and continue either until school starts in the Fall or 999 hours are completed.
Duties:
-Operate ½ ton pickup and trailer with a variety of boats.
-Assistance with standardized and supplemental fish population sampling
-Building & deploying fish habitat constructed from trees and synthetic materials
-Assistance with youth fishing programs (requires occasional weekends)
-Fish stockings
-Public fishing lake patrol and sign maintenance
-Storage building maintenance and cleaning
-Equipment and fish net repair/maintenance
-Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements: Currently enrolled in a natural resource program from an accredited University. Preference will be given to those that are enrolled in a fish and/or wildlife field of study. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be willing to work occasional nights & weekends.
How to Apply: For further information contact Brett Miller at: 785-461-5402. Applicants will need to complete a KDWPT employment application located at https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs or at any KDWP office. Complete applications can be emailed to brett.miller@ks.gov. Resume is required and cover letter and references are preferred, but not required.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
We reserve the right to conduct a background
Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs
Fish Hatchery Aides
KDWP - Meade Fish Hatchery
2 temporary Technician I positions, one from March 1st until August 19th (999 hours) and the other from August 1st until November 23rd (640 hours) are located at the Meade Fish Hatchery and are directly supervised by Aaron Andrews, Assistant Hatchery Manager. Dates are flexible.

The incumbents will be responsible for assisting the managers and/or biologist with all culture phases required for the production of assigned fish species. Assists with collecting, monitoring, and controlling fish from spawn through stocking. Assists with manipulating, monitoring, and evaluating intensive and extensive culture systems through water usage and flow management, water quality control, and feed, feeding, and feeders administering. Responsible for assisting with fish harvest, collecting scientific data, and distributing the sizes, numbers, and species of fish assigned. Most of the duties will include assisting with the intensive walleye production program in recirculating aquaculture systems. This includes spawning of captive brood fish, incubating eggs, and culture of larval fish to fingerlings and intermediates. In addition, a large portion of duties will include grounds, buildings, and vehicle maintenance, as well as assisting the managers and/or biologist on other special projects.

BENEFITS: Hourly salary of $12.00 - $15.00/hr. depending on experience and commitment. As a condition of employment, the employee is required to live on-site in apartment style housing. In lieu of rent, weekend and night duties will be required on a rotational basis.

Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs/Current-KDWP-Employment-Opportunities/Seasonal-and-Temporary-Positions
Fisheries Technician
University of Nebraska at Kearney
The Biology Department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is seeking a temporary fisheries technician to assist with graduate student research. Field sampling may include, but are not limited to, gill netting, boat electrofishing, fish stomach extraction, and water quality sampling. Laboratory duties may include, but are not limited to fish stomach content analysis, larval fish and zooplankton identification and otolith extraction. Options to assist with other university and state agency sampling may be possible as needed. Options to conduct small, independent research may be provided to highly motivated candidates. Long hours and working in adverse conditions may be required.
Link: None
Seasonal Fish Hatchery Aides
KS Department of Wildlife & Parks
Up to 5 temporary positions (999 hours max.) are available at the Milford Fish Hatchery, directly supervised by Daric Schneidewind, Hatchery Manager. These positions are for the spring/summer/fall 2023.
Come join our team of fellow fish enthusiasts and gain great experience in animal husbandry practices, monitoring fish health, fish production of a variety of species and sizes, fish sampling and data collection, water quality monitoring, and a variety of trade skills. Our goal is a fun, productive work environment that provides the skills and knowledge while producing fish for stocking throughout Kansas.
The incumbents will be involved in all facets of intensive fish hatchery operation. This position is labor oriented. Job duties include, but are not limited to: daily raceway & tank maintenance & cleaning via daily sweeping & removal of mortalities; fish feeding both by hand and a variety of feeders; grounds maintenance including mowing, weed eating, herbicide application, debris removal; building maintenance including sweeping, mopping, painting, general cleaning; vehicle maintenance including cleaning & detailing; fish harvest via a variety of hand nets; fish distribution via a 3/4T pickup truck; fish health observation daily during routine activities; daily water quality data collection & charting including pH, Dissolved Oxygen, temperature, Unionized Ammonia; providing assistance to Hatchery Biologists fish culture programs. Weekend work will be required for most positions. Incumbents will work up to 40 hours per week.
Positions typically start approximately May 15 through summer with an option to continue into fall production if hours/funding are available. Positions can be flexible depending on the situation and applicants One position could be weekend mornings only for example with the right candidate. Candidates must be able to work mornings and weekends.

Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/content/download/55607/605569/version/1/file/Milford+Fish+Hatchery+-+Seasonal+Position%28s%29+Spring+2023.pdf
Biological Science Technician
USFWS
The incumbent participates in multifaceted fish population studies, including carrying out a variety of research and survey methods, analyzing established data, and monitoring environmental elements related to conservation, management, and/or control of fish. Independently identifies and collects data for studies. Logs samples/data to be used for analysis. Uses a variety of laboratory and equipment to perform standardized tasks for studies. Compiles and summarizes data from surveys, biological evaluations, and tests. Runs routine programs and checks resulting data for inconsistencies. Assists with preparation, maintenance, and use of field equipment such as boats, nets, traps, electrofishing equipment, and other equipment as necessary to accomplish routine fishery management and aquatic habitat investigations. Assists in preparation of reports.
Link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/703420900
Wildlife Division Manager
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
This position leads and is responsible for all activities and results of the Tribe’s Natural
Resources Department Wildlife Division.
Link: https://lrboi-nsn.gov/resources/employment-opportunities/
Aquatic Field Technician apply by 2/24
Illinois Natural History Survey
The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 3 Field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Oglesby, Illinois at Starved Rock State Park.
Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/582966012
Aquatic Field/Fisheries Technician (Hourly) apply by 3/3
Illinois Natural History Survey
The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking up to 8 technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois.


Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/938785757
Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey: (Spring, apply by 2/15)
Illinois Natural History Survey
INHS is seeking field technicians (1-3) to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois, focusing on the Mississippi River. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection and lab sample processing. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois.
Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/71173353
Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey: (Summer, apply by 2/15)
Illinois Natural History Survey
INHS is seeking field technicians (1-3) to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois, focusing on the Mississippi River. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection and lab sample processing. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois.
Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/71173353
Aquatic Ecology Research Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey (apply by 3/1)
Illinois Natural History Survey
Field technicians (2) are needed to conduct applied research in aquatic invasive species control, aquatic ecology, and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Yorkville, Illinois.
Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/224369751
Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey (apply by 3/15)
Illinois Natural History Survey
The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates. throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois.
Link: https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/1308187870
Natural Resource Intern
USFWS
The intern will assist CAR FWCO field leads in activities related to the management and control of invasive carps in the Ohio and Mississippi rivers as well as on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes and the management of native species in the Mississippi River. The intern will work closely with state and federal partners to implement sampling related to invasive carp and native species management. Specific activities include using a variety of fisheries sampling techniques and gears (e.g., boat-mounted electrofishing, dozer trawling, hydroacoustic sampling, eDNA, and gill netting). The intern will be responsible for gear maintenance and preparation for field sampling. Other duties include: vehicle and vessel maintenance, data entry and management, and assistance with other natural resource conservation activities in the region.
Link: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/natural-resource-intern/po-00734693
Natural Resource Intern
USFWS
The intern will assist CAR FWCO field leads in activities related to the management and control of invasive carps in the Illinois River Waterway. The intern will work closely with state and federal partners to implement sampling related to invasive carp control and management. Specific activities include using a variety of fisheries sampling techniques and gears (e.g., boat-mounted electrofishing, dozer trawling, hydroacoustic sampling, acoustic telemetry, and gill netting). The intern will be responsible for gear maintenance and preparation for field sampling. Other duties include: vehicle and vessel maintenance, data entry and management, and assistance with other natural resource conservation activities in the region.
Link: https://www.thesca.org/position/natural-resource-intern-po-00734750/
Wildlife Program Manager/Upland Game
Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
As leader of the Upland Game Program, design, direct and coordinate field research, population surveys and conservation plans pertaining to upland game in conjunction with Wildlife Administration. Develop long-term strategic plans, annual operational plans and budgets for projects. Analyze and interpret wildlife population and research data for presentation at technical and public meetings. Represent the agency and/or Wildlife Division on advisory boards, interagency work teams and other working groups regarding policy and upland game conservation partnerships. Provide input and direction to administrators and field staff. Prepare regular updates to the progress of the Berggren Plan and Open Fields and Waters Program including habitat, research, and access objectives. Work closely with District Managers, biologists and partner positions to orchestrate implementation. Supervise Upland Game Program staff. Write and manage grants to fund upland game research and conservation opportunities. Develop and foster partnerships with landowners, communities, non-profit organizations, and government entities. Work closely across agency divisions to coordinate plan implementation, specifically to develop and implement a communication plan for the Upland Game Programs. Complete other duties as assigned.
Link: http://statejobs.nebraska.gov
Faculty: Forest Ecology and Management
University of Minnesota Crookston
TENURE-TRACK POSITION or LECTURER POSITION - Forest Ecology and Management

Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track OR lecturer position in the Natural Resources Program at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 14, 2023. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.

Full description at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E6whBafsq7HP1ER95uhcsGTypEZvzWaC/view?usp=share_link

John Loegering, Chair, Agriculture and Natural Resources Department is attending the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference and welcomes personal inquiries. jloegeri@crk.umn.edu or 218-280-8014 (text or call)
Link: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/353473
Fisheries Science Assistant (4 positions)
Missouri Department of Conservation
The Missouri Department of Conservation is hiring four Fisheries Science Assistants to work with ongoing sturgeon, invasive carp, and native fish projects. These positions will be responsible for leading crews, assisting with the collections, analysis and reporting of biological and physical data associated with multiple projects within the State of Missouri. There are 3 openings in the Chillicothe Office and 1 opening in the Central Regional Office in Columbia. When applying please rank your location choices in your cover letter.

Essential Job Duties: 1.) Conduct research on various Missouri River basin projects including federally funded pallid sturgeon and invasive carp projects. This includes collecting information, processing samples, analyzing data, and providing this information to stakeholders in written and oral forms. 2.)Ability to lead crews and operate watercrafts. 3.)Maintain the accuracy and availability to information in various databases.4.) Create various technical and non-technical presentations and publications for scientific journals, papers, posters, pamphlets, websites, and popular articles. 5.) Provide scientific technical support to researchers, students, managers, administrators, educators, and protection staff.
Perform general maintenance on tools and equipment. 6.)Correspond with stakeholders via email, telephone, and in-person discussion.
Link: https://jobs.mdc.mo.gov/job/Statewide-Fisheries-Science-Assistant-%284-Openings%29-MO-644668161/988935100/
Aquatic Invasive Species Technician
Kansas Wildlife & Parks
Up to (3) temporary positions (999 hours max) will be available located out of the Emporia Research and Survey Office under direct supervision of Vanessa Salazar and Michael Parr. Incumbent will have statewide duties to complete activities in support of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) program. Job duties include conducting zebra and quagga mussel sampling (i.e., plankton net and eDNA), boat operation, conduct bait shop inspections, identify baitfish, crayfish species, and aquatic invasive vegetation, assisting with outreach and education efforts, collecting fish tissues for annual disease monitoring, and other duties as assigned. Training will be provided. The job is designed to prepare you for the next step in your career!

Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs/Current-KDWP-Employment-Opportunities/Seasonal-and-Temporary-Positions
Invasive Carp Technician (seasonal)
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Two fisheries technician positions will be available out of the Emporia Research and Survey office under direct supervision of Liam Odell. Incumbent will travel statewide to complete activities in support of invasive carp suppression and research. Position will be based out of Emporia, but there is flexibility for candidates to live outside of base of operation. Ideally candidate will live near Lawrence or Kansas City. Carp removal technicians job duties will include running gill nets, electrofishing, operating boats, data entry, equipment maintenance, and carp age and growth research.
Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs/Current-KDWP-Employment-Opportunities/Seasonal-and-Temporary-Positions
Environmental Technician
Stantec Consulting Services Inc
We are seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic entry level Environmental Technician with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our Wisconsin team out of our Cottage Grove/Madison, WI office. This person is a passionate individual with strong natural resource expertise ready to assist our project teams with wetland delineations, natural resource permitting, wildlife surveys, aquatic surveys, ecosystem restoration, erosion control and construction oversight and other opportunities as needed. The candidate will work closely with project managers, staff scientists and senior scientists with development and delivery of environmental studies for projects involving electric transmission lines, natural gas pipelines, wind and solar electric generation facilities, wetland and stream restorations and other projects for private, municipal, state, and Federal clients. This is a full-time (40 -hour work week) position. Stantec will be responsible for training and travel expenses. This position will initially include working in Wisconsin and various locations throughout the Midwest, with future opportunities to work with other Stantec staff around the United States.
Link: https://stantec.jobs/cottage-grove-wi/environmental-technician/81E0C91E857E40C0B102AF4CC4AA42E7/job/
Aquatic Biologist
Aquatic Control
Duties to include the following:
• Primary duty will be the application of EPA registered aquatic herbicides and algaecides
• Installation and maintenance of aerators, fountains, and compressed air systems
• Aquatic plant surveys
• Writing vegetation management plans
• Performing fish surveys
• Attend industry related training events and conferences
• Heavy field work from March through October
• General maintenance of trucks, boats, equipment, and grounds
• Speaking at pond clinics, trade shows, and public meetings

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in fisheries/aquatic science, agriculture, or a natural resources related field
• Experience with aquatic vegetation identification
• GPS and GIS experience
• Must pass mandatory drug test and DOT physical prior to start date
• Basic mechanical ability (experience in outboard motor operation is a plus)
• Ability to work in an outdoor environment (physical labor required)
• Ability to work an average of 50 hours per week
• Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

Compensation:
• Salaried position for candidates with a bachelor’s degree
• 401K with company match on first 4% after 1 year of employment
• Company health insurance plan after 90 days
• Earned Time Off after 90 days
• Company Cell Phone

Email resume and cover letter to:

Tim Holt
Timh@aquaticcontrol.com
309-649-6000 office

Link: https://aquaticcontrol.com/
Big Rivers Intern-Missouri Department of Conservation
Missouri Department of Conservation
We’re seeking current students who have never worked for the Missouri Department of Conservation to join us as our Big Rivers Intern for the 2023 field season. Pay is $17.46/hourly, 40 hour work week. Start and end dates are flexible, to accommodate student schedules.

DUTIES: Assists with aquatic field sampling on the Missouri River and its tributaries. Uses benthic trawling, trotlines, gill and fyke nets, acoustic telemetry, and boat-mounted electrofishing, sample fishes within the mainstem Missouri River and select tributaries. Collects fish tissue for age determination, genetic identification, and fish health sampling. Identifies river fishes in field and lab settings. Assists Science and Regional Resource Management staff with projects related to protection of aquatic communities, management of sportfish populations, and nuisance or invasive plant and animal species. We provide opportunities outside aquatic work, and try to tailor the experience to candidate interests.
Link: https://jobs.mdc.mo.gov/job/columbia-Big-Rivers-Intern-MO-65201/988164400/
Creel Clerk - Nebraska Angler Survey Project
Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
We are seeking creel clerks to assist the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (NE CFWRU) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a long term social-ecological study examining angler behavior and patterns. This project aims to identify how anglers influence fish communities and how these fish communities respond to angling. As part of this effort, multiple creel clerks will be hired to interview anglers in-person at Lake McConaughy, in western Nebraska.
The research-nature of this project requires that interviews occur on randomly selected days within each month (April-October). The assigned work schedule will vary from week to week. Interviews must be performed on week days (10 per month) and weekend days (6 per month), as well as on holiday weekends (July 4, Memorial Day, and Labor Day). Each day will consist of an approximately 8-hour shift in either the morning or the afternoon. The position starts March 12th and runs through November 16th, 2023. Mandatory training will occur March 13th - 17th in Lincoln, NE. Clerks will work closely with local fisheries biologists. Job duties include on-site angler surveys and data entry. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions about the position.
Link: https://wfscjobs.tamu.edu/jobs/lake-mcconaughy-creel-clerks-near-lake-mcconaughy-nebraska/
Upcoming (5) Seasonal Natural Resources Research Technician Positions
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
I will have 5 seasonal positions this year that will start posting the end of this week and hopefully the rest will be posted in March. Two working with forest invasive species removals. Two working with butterflies and vegetation plots. One working on multiple grants including wild rice, forestry, and reptile and amphibians. Email me if interested and I can let you know when they are posted.
Link: None
M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Research on Lake Ogallala, Nebraska, to: 1) identify abiotic and biotic changes following chemical renovation and fish restocking; 2) examine movement of nuisance and sport fish to quantify recolonization rates and seasonal movements using a combination of active and passive acoustic telemetry; and 3) identify which sampling gear or gears best assesses nuisance fish populations.

Completion of the project will serve as partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree in biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Other requirements include satisfactory completion of coursework and successful defense of the thesis. Publications of thesis chapters in peer-reviewed scientific papers and presentations of ongoing research at conferences strongly encouraged and supported. The student will be supported on a year-round research assistantship ($20,000/year) paid monthly and a full tuition waiver up to 36 credit hours (university fees not included in waiver). Students have the option to enroll in health insurance provided by the university.

Qualifications: B.S. in fisheries or wildlife science/management, ecology, biology, environmental science, or related field. Experience in fisheries field work and data analysis is desirable. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication skills, analytical skills, and strong academic credentials are preferred. Applicants must be self-motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and be capable and willing to work long hours (within boundaries) to complete all aspects of the research.

How to apply: Send application including: 1) cover letter; 2) resume or CV; 3) GRE scores (only if available); and 4) contact information for 3 references to Dr. Melissa R. Wuellner, wuellnerm@unk.edu. Application materials should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Applications will be reviewed no later than 2/28/2023.
Link: None
Post-doc or Post-master’s in Fisheries
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Primary responsibilities include research on Lake Ogallala, Nebraska, to: 1) identify abiotic and biotic changes following chemical renovation and fish restocking; 2) examine movement of nuisance and sport fish to quantify recolonization rates and seasonal movements using a combination of active and passive acoustic telemetry; 3) identify which sampling gear or gears best assesses nuisance fish populations; and 4) develop management strategies for nuisance species control. Secondary responsibilities include co-mentoring a graduate student on this project and other graduate-student research at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Teaching opportunities many be possible as available and desired.

The contract will be for at least 2 years, with possible renewals up to 5 years.
Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, and retirement.

Qualifications: Master's or PhD in fisheries science/management, ecology, biology, environmental science, or related field. Experience with research and analyses in movement ecology is highly desirable. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication skills, analytical skills, and history of cooperation and coordination with government fisheries agencies are preferred. Applicants must be self-motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and be capable and willing to work long hours (within boundaries) to complete all aspects of the research.

How to apply: Send application including: 1) cover letter; 2) resume or CV; 3)research statement; and 4) contact information for 3 references to Dr. Melissa Wuellner at wuellnermr@unk.edu. Application materials should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Applications will be reviewed to later than 2/28/2023.
Link: None
Senior Research Technician
Missouri Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Selected candidate will work with University of Missouri graduate students and Missouri Department of Conservation biologists. Primary duties include sampling Lake Sturgeon to determine reproduction in Missouri River tributaries. The candidate will be required to use an assortment of fisheries sampling techniques and equipment including: gill nets, trot lines, larval drift nets, benthic trawls, boats with outboard jet motors, GPS, and other laboratory analytical equipment. Position will also conduct laboratory tasks including enumeration and identification of larval fishes, database maintenance, provide field and technical support to researchers, students, managers, and perform general boat and equipment maintenance. Preferred qualifications: BS in F&W/Natural Resources or similar; experience working outdoors and operating boats, various nets used in fisheries, and DOI Motorboat Operators Certification. Job ID 45604
Link: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff
Natural Resources Technician (PERMANENT)
Fort Leonard Wood/TSU
Salaried position, and it closes on 20 February 2023 (monthly salary: $4,500 - $5,750)
*Assist in monitoring native aquatic and terrestrial communities, field work for sport fisheries and wildlife management, compliance with Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act, Equipment preparation and maintenance, Data entry and management, project design and implementation, outreach events (e.g., youth fishing derbies and earth day), Monitor Cultural Resources sites
*Opportunity to work on many interesting different projects (e.g., Aquatic Organism Passage on the Big Piney R; Bluestripe Darter (petitioned species for the ESA) distribution and abundance; Invasive plant species management (e.g., autumn olive, Sericea lespedeza, Johnson grass); Bat community monitoring of protected; surveying invasive species; terrestrial invertebrate sampling; stream geomorphic habitat assessment; native fish communities and presence of freshwater mussel host species; assessment of rattlesnake-master borer moth (another petitioned species)
Fort Leonard Wood encompasses 60,000 acres of land within the gorgeous Ozark Plateau, and we are immediately adjacent to the Big Piney River and Rubidoux Creek. An estimate 35,000 – 40,000 people are on Fort Leonard Wood on a typical day for U.S. Army training, employment, and community involvement. Saint Robert and Waynesville, Missouri are the immediate cities off FLW, but Rolla is a short 20-minute drive on Interstate 44. We are two hours from St. Louis and Columbia, but all nearby cities provide entertainment and shopping. Nearly unlimited opportunities to explore the outdoors are regionally available, and we are only one hour from Lake of the Ozarks (a popular vacation destination). Join our team to sustain the military mission through natural resources management!
Email John (FLW; john.d.brant4.ctr@army.mil ) or Todd (TSU; toddahlman@txstate.edu)
Link: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/41485%20
Patch Burn Grazing Botany Crew (Botanical Research Assistant)
Missouri Department of Conservation
Gain plant ID (100+) and experience in occupancy surveys on prairies in west/southwest Missouri.
Link: https://mdc12.mdc.mo.gov/applications/recruitment/Recruitment.aspx?strRoute=x/
MAFWA Regional R3 & Relevancy Coordinator
MAFWA
The Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) is partnering with the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) to hire a MAFWA Regional R3 & Relevancy Coordinator. This position will coordinate regional-level recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) efforts through increased internal and external partner collaboration in the 13-state MAFWA region. The Coordinator will produce more effective R3 outreach, communication, and project management across the Midwest resulting in greater hunter, angler and recreational shooter R3. In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for identifying opportunities to increase the relevancy of outdoor recreation to non-traditional audiences and coordinate communication that results in establishing regional action items such as assisting states with the implementation of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Relevancy Roadmap.

The Coordinator will work under the direction of the MAFWA R3 and Relevancy Committee, answering directly to the Working Committee Chair, with priorities and a work plan reviewed and set annually by the committee.


Location: Anywhere within the 13-state MAFWA region (OH, SD, KY, NE, IN, IA, MO, WI, MN, IL, MI, ND, KS)

Salary: $52,000 to $62,639.20
Classification: Limited Term (37 hours per week)
Start Date: April 1, 2023
Duration: Three years

Application Deadline: March 3, 2023


Please click on the link below to view the full position description and instructions for applying.


MAFWA_Regional_R3 _Relevancy_Coordinator.pdf (wildlifemanagement.institute)
Link: wildlifemanagement.institute
Statewide Seasonal Ecological Technicians
KS Dept of Wildlife and Parks
Positions will be available for up to 12 technicians. Incumbents will be performing aquatic or terrestrial surveys, dependent upon their assigned crew, across the state, specifically related to native Kansas fauna. Crews have the potential to conduct the following activities: (1) surveying for the state endangered Cylindrical papershell mussel (2) surveying for state listed species of reptiles and amphibians; (3) survey bats and small mammal communities (4) surveying aquatic fauna of the Marais Des Cygnes River and other large river systems. Some lab work may be required. Assist with conducting educational events for students of various ages. Perform other duties as required.

Start Dates: As early as April of 2023. May 15 is the general start date.

End Dates: completion of 999 hours or earlier as determined by Supervisor and/or other circumstances

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to perform demanding tasks in a variety of outdoor settings and weather conditions. Must be able to travel weekly in state provided vehicles to survey locations statewide and stay overnight in provided hotels. Required to be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license.

BENEFITS: Hourly wage: $12.25 per hour. Work weeks are typically 40 hours. Technicians will not work more than 999 hours per calendar year. No paid holidays. Motel expenses and a daily meal allowance for overnight work-related travel will be provided.

Interested applicants should apply immediately. We reserve the right to conduct a background check on all qualified applicants.
Link: https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Jobs/Current-KDWP-Employment-Opportunities/Seasonal-and-Temporary-Positions
Senior Ecosystem Restoration Technician
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
Stantec Consulting Services Inc. is seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest and experience in ecosystem restoration. As Senior Ecosystem Restoration Technician, you will lead the development and delivery of ecosystem restoration projects throughout the central Great Plains. In this role, you will lead project implementation and field work, support staff training and development, assist in project management for ecological consulting and ecosystem restoration contracts, and participate in business development opportunities.

This is a full-time position based in Overland Park, Kansas.

Click the link to learn more about the opportunities and qualifications associated with this position: https://stantec.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/senior-ecosystem-restoration-technician-21831

Link: https://stantec.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/senior-ecosystem-restoration-technician-21831
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