Friday , December 1 2023

Fish and Wildlife Jobs – Scientific Aid

Website California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the South Coast Region Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor and the lead of the regional Quagga and Zebra Mussel Environmental Scientist, the incumbent is responsible for conducting field surveys and prevention and control activities for the dreissenid mussel prevention program. Prevention activities may include educational outreach and early detection monitoring.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Data entry into various invasive species tracking programs and databases.
  • Archive research, file review, information compilation, file management and other office tasks associated with the Quagga and Zebra Mussel Program.
  • Complete monthly time sheets and track hours per funding guidelines.
  • Assist regional quagga and zebra mussel program Environmental Scientist with implementation of dreissenid mussel surveys, prevention and control activities and conducting inspections of quarantined watercraft. This will include educational outreach and biological monitoring for the presence of mussels.
  • Uses and maintains specialized equipment (GPS, water quality instruments, and sampling nets) in safe and good working order and assist in the maintenance of such equipment.
  • Follow proper invasive species decontamination protocols of field gear upon completion of each survey.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as ordering equipment and supplies, filing, organizing, photocopying, phone calls, vehicle maintenance logs, etc.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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