Conservation Aide

May-December 2024/ $18.00 hourly Location is Augusta The Maine Department of Marine Resources, Bureau of Sea Run Fisheries and Habitat established to protect, conserve, restore, manage, and enhance diadromous fish populations and their habitat in all waters of the State; to secure a sustainable recreational fishery for diadromous species; and to conduct and coordinate projects involving research, planning, management, restoration or propagation of diadromous fishes. Two full-time seasonal conservation aide positions to assist with the trap and truck operations on the Kennebec River. Responsibilities of this position includes: responding to notification of Atlantic salmon captures in a timely manner, collecting biological data and transporting fish in accordance to standard operating procedures. Other responsibilities include: maintenance and upkeep of equipment including tanks, trailer and sampling equipment, entering biological data into ME-DMR database via electronic data entry form, mounting scales, labeling and preservation of tissue samples and accurate fish identification. Flexibility for working evenings, weekends and holidays is necessity. A clean driving record and a class C license are required.   Please submit your resume, contact information for at least two references, and a cover letter outlining your interest and starting availablility by April 19th. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line of DMR-Kennebec Trap and Truck If you have question regarding this position please contact Jennifer Noll at the Department of Marine Resources at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 207-592-2402.    

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