Full Time Permanent Jobs

South Dakota Game & Parks, Sioux Falls – Fisheries Biologist

This is a full-time position with the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. For more information on the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, please visit https://gfp.sd.gov/.  This fisheries biologist position will be an integral part of fisheries research and management in the Southeast Fish Management Area of South Dakota. The duties of the position include identifying research needs, developing research proposals, coordinating and carrying out study methodologies including sampling and processing samples, and entering, analyzing and reporting information in the
form of presentations, reports and peer-reviewed articles. The incumbent will also help design and participate in graduate student research; provide technical assistance to fisheries managers with designing and carrying out fish population and creel surveys as well as assisting with operations
including fish spawning and stocking, adult fish population and creel surveys, non-game fish sampling and habitat and access projects; and participate in recruitment, retention and reactivation activities, youth outdoor education, and spend some time interacting with sportsman’s groups and other natural resource organizations.

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Nebraska Game & Parks – Assistant Division Administrator, Fisheries

JOB DUTIES:  Administer and coordinate all activities to meet fish production needs in statewide stocking programs.  Direct the activities of Section staff; develop employee performance objectives and goals.  Coordinate the procurement of fish for stocking through fish and wildlife programs in other states and Investigational New Animal Drug (INAD) permits through the Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership to meet Nebraska fish stocking program needs.  Supervise statewide fish health and disease investigations within state and private hatcheries.  Direct studies and fish culture technique development at all facilities; participate in aquaculture regulatory and development activities.  Maintain records regarding fish hatchery production and cost efficiency.  Work cooperatively with Fisheries Division staff  in the development of the Division’s operating budget. Other duties as assigned.

TO APPLY: Apply on line at statejobs.nebraska.gov.   Applications must be entered on or before the application deadline to be considered.

Fisheries Assistant Division Administrator, position #03302029, Fisheries Division-Lincoln, Nebraska will soon be advertised on the Game and Parks website at http://outdoornebraska.gov/careers/   and on the State of Nebraska jobsite at http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/.

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Nebraska Game & Parks – Manager for State’s Aquatic Invasives Program

JOB DUTIES:  Develop and manage the Nebraska Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program. Work with the Assistant Division Administrator and District staff to develop AIS specific work plans. Hire, train and supervise seasonal staff stationed statewide. Create and monitor program budget. Purchase, inventory and maintain equipment. Prepare documents and reports to satisfy federal aid requirements. Seek external funding to supplement and expand current program. Design surveys, monitoring programs and research projects with an emphasis on AIS distribution, impacts, prevention and control. Develop and manage appropriate databases for AIS monitoring. Analyze data and communicate results via technical papers and presentations. Guide AIS regulation and policy development, utilizing the most current scientific research, internal data collections and accepted regional and national guidelines. Guide education and outreach for a variety of audiences, including the general public, private industry and internal Commission staff. Prepare or assist in the preparation of magazine articles, news releases, video programs and social media content to increase public knowledge of AIS. Serve as state representative on a number of local, regional and national AIS committees and organizations. Serve as liaison with other divisions within the Game and Parks Commission, with other state, federal and local agencies and with private corporations, groups and individuals. Other duties as assigned.

Position #60012893, Program Manager-Fisheries Division in Lincoln, Nebraska will soon be advertised on the Game and Parks website at http://outdoornebraska.gov/careers/   and on the State of Nebraska jobsite at http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/.

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Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Job Title: Aquatic Biologist
Department: Natural Resources
Sub-Department: Environmental Services
Job Class: E-5
Reports To: Environmental Services Coordinator
FLSA Status: Exempt
BG Classification: IC3
Salary Start: $43,188

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Minnesota Sea Grant, Duluth Minnesota

TITLE: Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension Educator
LOCATION: Chester Park Building, University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
DESCRIPTION: http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/2019/09/17
UMN-DULUTH APPLICATION: http://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ Search job 333010

POSITION SUMMARY: The extension educator will be responsible for providing outreach and applied research on fisheries and aquaculture for the Minnesota Sea Grant Program.  Preferred candidates will have experience and knowledge in fisheries and aquaculture.  The educator will develop, conduct, and evaluate extension programming relevant to Sea Grant’s mission and strategic plan. The educator will work closely with other MN Sea Grant staff, U of MN Extension Educators, and Sea Grant Extension Educators across the Great Lakes and nation who are involved in related issues. The educator will also work with appropriate state, federal and tribal agencies along with the commercial fishing and aquaculture industries.  Supervision will come from U of MN Sea Grant Associate Director for Outreach and the Director.

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Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Minnesota

Grand Portage Band has several positions that they are hiring.  Position descriptions are linked below:

Environmental Education Coordinator

Fish and Wildlife Technician

Water Quality Technician

Wetlands Specialist

To apply please fill out a general application at http://www.grandportage.com/apply-now and send a cover letter and resume to Grand Portage Human Resources (Jared Swader: [email protected]) and the Director of Biology and Environment (Seth Moore: [email protected]). For additional information, contact the Trust Lands Office at 218-475-2022.