Fisheries Jobs

Fisheries Technician Kansas 1/18/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Kansas Dept of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Location:Emporia, Kansas

Job Description:

Up to two (2) temporary positions (999 hours max) will be available at the Emporia Research and Survey Office under direct supervision of Ernesto Flores, Environmental Associate. Incumbent will travel statewide to complete activities in support of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) program and fisheries research. ANS job duties include: conduct zebra mussel sampling (i.e., plankton net), operating boats, visiting bait shops to assess compliance, aquatic vegetation monitoring, identifying baitfish and crayfish, collecting fish tissues for disease monitoring, speaking with boaters about ANS impacts and prevention, boat and equipment decontamination procedures, and other duties as assigned. Fisheries research duties include: fish and habitat sampling (i.e., electrofishing, fyke nets, gill nets), age and growth investigations, human dimensions, data entry, and other duties as assigned. Training will be provided for boat operation, baitfish and crayfish identification, equipment decontamination procedures, and other duties. Independent research projects are encouraged.

Position (s) will run approximately March through October and May through November, start and end dates negotiable.

HOW TO APPLY: For further information contact Ernesto Flores at: 785-230-1698. Applicants will need to complete a KDWPT employment application located at or at any KDWPT office. Complete applications can be emailed to, or be mailed to:

Emporia Research and Survey Office
Attn: Ernesto Flores
PO Box 1525
1830 Merchant St.
Emporia, KS 66801

Supplemental information (resume, cover letter, reference, etc.) preferred, but not required.




Must be able to perform duties in a variety of outdoor settings and weather conditions. Must be comfortable speaking to public while maintaining a professional demeanor and positive attitude. Required to be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in natural resource management.


wage $10.50-13.50 per hour depending on work experience. Work week will be
primarily Monday-Friday with some overnight travel. Hotel and meals
reimbursement will be provided.
40 hours maximum per week, 999 hours maximum. No paid holidays.

Apply By:5/1/2019



Emporia Research and Survey Office
Attn: Ernesto Flores
PO Box 1525
1830 Merchant St.
Emporia, KS 66801

Posted By: Susan Steffen

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 1/23/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Correa River and Floodplain Ecology Lab, in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University (MSU) invites applications for a Ph.D. graduate student research assistantship. The selected applicant will work under the supervision of Drs. Sandra Bibiana Correa (MSU, Mississippi, USA) and Javier Maldonado (JaverianaUniversity, Bogotá, Colombia) conducting macroecologicalmodeling using large databases of fish and plant species distributions.

QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. Degree in EEB, Biology, Zoology, Wildlife & Fisheries or related field. Knowledge of niche theory, spatial analysis, biogeography, phylogenetics, and strong quantitative, GIS and R programming skills are highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

LOCATION: Starkville, Mississippi.

STARTING DATE: Summer or fall 2019 (negotiable).

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begin March 8, 2019. Open until filled.

SALARY: Annual $23,500 + tuition waiver.

HOW TO APPLY: Send the following materials (single PDF) to Sandra Bibiana Correa ( and Javier Maldonado (

  1. Cover letter stating interest in the position and long-term career goals.
  2. Curriculum vitae including three references.
  3. GRE scores.
  4. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are fine).
  5. For non-native English speakers: TOEFL scores ≥ 550 PBT or ≥79 iBTor IELTS ≥ 6.5.

Apply By:3/31/2019

Posted By: KBrasher

Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor South Carolina 2/20/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Clemson University

Location:Summerton, South Carolina

Job Description:

Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor
May 19 – August 10, 2018
Summerton, South Carolina

Camp Wildlife is located in Summerton, South Carolina along the shores of Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). The camps primary focus of camp focuses on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATV instruction, outdoor survival skills and shooting sports activities (shotgun, rifle and archery). Instructors will be trained and certified in these areas. In addition to the above activities, counselors will also be responsible for campers during swim time, team courses and night hikes. Our Advanced camp offers enhanced hunting skills and game calling at Back Woods Quail Club. To learn more about Camp Wildlife visit our website at

Principal Duties:

  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-­‐up, meals, campfire, and wrap-­‐up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.
  • Assist in routine clean up.
  • Perform tasks assigned by leadership staff.


  • BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred (Juniors, Seniors, and Graduates should apply).
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience preferred.
  • Lifeguard trained preferred.
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team.

$440 -­‐ $580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Jake McClure at . Please have all resumes submitted by March 1st.

Apply By:3/1/2019

Posted By: KBrasher