The American Fisheries Society has updated their “Jobs” page of their website. Their “Career Tips” page is only available to AFS members.

When we post new job openings they are posted at the top of the list. Job postings without a closing date is because one could not be found at that time. Jobs with no closing date will be posted for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Fisheries Technician Supervisor (Georgia Department of Natural Resources) This position serves as manager at the McDuffie Fish Hatchery and Public Fishing Area; directs all fish management and culture operations at this large warm water fisheries facility; supervises other staff in the performance of all phases of fish culture, recreational fisheries management, and supporting operations such as equipment operation and maintenance, facilities and grounds maintenance, and purchasing; identifies needs and sets priorities and prepares budget requests for hatchery repair and renovation projects. Provides technical support from the facility for research, surveys, and public waters management projects as requested by other managers, and as the workload allows. The incumbent will be required to reside on site in state-provided housing and to be on a scheduled rotation to close facility at dusk. Work includes nights, weekends and holidays. Closing date: 10/26/21

Fisheries Technician 2 (Georgia Department of Natural Resources) Under general supervision, performs duties in support of all operations at Marben Public Fishing Area. Implements fisheries management plans, conducts lake fertilization and water quality monitoring, assists with fish population sampling, aquatic weed surveillance; fields public inquiries from anglers and boaters; operates and performs scheduled service and routine maintenance on a variety of vehicles and equipment, maintains and repairs buildings and other structures, performs regular grounds maintenance and custodial care of public restrooms. This position may perform some weekend and holiday duty. Closing date 10/26/21

Biologist Supervisor (Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries) This is an Inland Fisheries position domiciled in Lafayette and is responsible for accomplishing Inland Fisheries research and management activities within a large geographical region (Inland District 9). The district encompasses the Atchafalaya River Basin, which is North America’s largest floodplain swamp. Beginning at Simmesport, and receiving one-third of the Mississippi River’s water, the Atchafalaya Basin stretches 140 miles to the Gulf of Mexico, and is made up of bottomland hardwood forests, swamps, bayous, backwater lakes and large river channels. Closing date 10/20

Natural Resource Specialist 2 (Fisheries Assistant Project Leader) (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife) Oversee the day-to-day monitoring of fish sampling and collection of field data. Plan, assign, direct, coordinate, and review work of field technicians conducting monitoring and research. Develop training and train staff on monitoring methodologies, survey protocol, and field procedures. Work directly with field crews during the field season to ensure safety, adherence to protocols, and quality control of the data. Conduct walking surveys to record fish spawning and habitat data. Assemble, operate, and maintain adult and juvenile fish traps, including rotary screw traps. Operate electrofishing equipment and other fish capture gear and tag adult and juvenile salmonids with various tag types. Closing Date: 10/25

Fish and Wildlife Biologist II (Nebraska Game and Parks Commission) Collect, process, summarize and interpret fish population data and angler harvest data; evaluate physical, chemical and biological characteristics of fish habitats following Fisheries Division sampling guidelines and using accepted scientific and statistical procedures. Collect and analyze data for formulation of management plans and development of specific lake and reservoir goals and objectives. Plan and implement aquatic habitat improvement projects on district waterbodies. Assist with fish stocking and in collection of brood stock fish for production purposes. Provide technical assistance of fisheries habitat enhancement techniques and fish management to lake associations, private clubs and private pond owners. Prepare technical reports and maintain records. Perform related work as required.  Closing date: 11/5