Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) – USFS – Dixie National Forest (Cedar City)

Position Type: Internship

Open until: Friday, March 2, 2018

Wage: $12.53-$15.74 depending on experience.

Location: Dixie National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT with work Forest-wide from the Pine Valley Mountains in the southwest to Boulder Mountain in the northeast.

Description:

This position will assist the Forest Fish biologist with fish, amphibian and stream habitat sampling and surveys across the Dixie National Forest, as well as potentially assisting with hydrologic inventories and surveys. The position is Forest-wide and will require overnight travel, camping on the Forest and/or staying Forest Service guard stations or trailers. Four wheel drive vehicles and ATV’s will be necessary to access some sites and training will be provided. The position also involves the use of a GPS and other small equipment; however, training will be provided for all equipment and monitoring/survey techniques.

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT

Dixie National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT

Qualifications:

The position requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to manage assigned tasks independently, the ability to hike and sample over difficult terrain and under a variety of weather conditions and the willingness to work long hours when necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and/or certifications in any or all of the following areas: leadership, decision-making and reliability, fish and amphibian identification and surveying methods (especially electrofishing), operation of a 4WD vehicle, ATV use, trailer use, GPS use, MS Excel and data entry/database maintenance experience and pesticide application.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Mike Golden a mgolden@fs.fed.us in the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.

Contact Information:

NAME Mike Golden

EMAIL mgolden@fs.fed.us

PHONE NUMBER 435-865-3726

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