Biological Science Assistant (Steelhead/Chinook Sampler-The Dalles)

Employer
State of Oregon
Location
The Dalles, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
2239876985
Sector
Government
Discipline
Fisheries
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Biological Science Assistant (Steelhead/Chinook Sampler-The Dalles)

Initial Posting Date:
05/26/2021
Application Deadline:
06/09/2021
Agency:
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Salary Range:
$2,638.00 Monthly
Position Type:
Employee
Position Title:
Biological Science Assistant (Steelhead/Chinook Sampler-The Dalles)
Job Description:
Seasonal Fisheries Employment Opportunities

Help the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife fulfill its mission: To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.

Location: Based out of The Dalles, Oregon. Work to be conducted in the Deschutes River Subbasin
Initial interviews are anticipated to be held via phone, video or virtual interview due to the current situation related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

To learn more about the department and the work we do, view the following video at https://myodfw.com/about

Anticipated Duration: July 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021 (2 positions)

( These are estimated dates. Length of season(s) may be shortened or extended depending on project needs, funding, or factors beyond the project's control).

Job Description: What you will do: Conduct sport angler interviews to estimate angler effort and harvest of trout, steelhead and salmon fisheries on the Deschutes River. Additionally, biological samples will be collected from harvested fish. Position requires a flexible work schedule that varies in the number of hours worked on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day, or a work schedule in which the starting and stopping times vary on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day including most weekends and some night work. Position may be physically demanding.

Questions about the position? Please contact Rod.A.French@odfw.oregon.gov

Requirements/Requested Skills: Minimum qualifications are not established for this position; however we are seeking applicants with the following related skills and experience (e.g., identifying adult salmonids, knowledge or experience with creel surveys, communicating with anglers and other members of the public, and keeping neat and precise field data ) and who possess or are in pursuit of a Fisheries or Wildlife Science degree or related degree in biological/ecological sciences will be given preference for interviews

Criminal Records/DMV Check

Applicants are subject to both a criminal history and motor vehicles check. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current certified driving record for review to be considered for the position. Be prepared to obtain as soon as possible. You are expected to provide the out-of-state certified driving record before an offer can be made unless extenuating circumstances exist. Adverse background information may disqualify you from further consideration.

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 participates in E-Verify. ODFW is unable to support VISA sponsorships.

Additional Information:

Your answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the "Job History" section in your application or you may not be considered for this position. Resumes will not replace the completed "Job History" section in your online application. You may be disqualified if your experience listed in the "Job History" section does not include information used to back up your answers to the supplemental questions. If any of the positions listed in your application are part time or seasonal, be sure to include the dates you worked (month and year) and the average amount of hours worked per week in the duties section. Only those individuals who most closely match the requested skills will be invited to an interview.

For helpful tips on filling out your job history, responding to the supplemental questions, and submitting your application, click here

Attachments: If you'd like to attach a cover letter or a copy of your official or unofficial college transcripts, they can be attached to your application in the Resume/CV/Cover Letter attachments field when you apply. Cover letters may not be reviewed unless it is stated as a requirement in the job posting.

Notes for External Applicants (non-state of Oregon employees): If you would like to retain a copy of this job posting, please print a copy before submitting your application. Once the job posting has closed, you will not be able to access the posting.

The job posting closes at 11:59 PM (PDT/PST) on the close date. After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the two questionnaires relating to public records requests and veterans' preference immediately following your submittal. These questions are necessary to complete the application process.

Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you are experiencing difficulty applying for this position or have questions, please contact the ODFW Human Resources office at 503-947-6051.

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified people to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.

The employee in this position will be represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and will be subject to all terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. Pay and benefits on all job listings may change without notice.

Veterans - If you are an eligible veteran and you meet the qualifications, veterans' preference points will be added to your score. For more information on veterans' preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org and select Veterans resources under Resources. Please do not attach veteran documentation to your initial application, after you have applied you will be sent a task in your Workday account to provide your veteran documentation at that time.

Find information on State of Oregon benefits

More information about our agency can be found on our social media accounts and at myodfw.com and http://www.dfw.state.or.us/

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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