Position: Fisheries Technician 3-6-month duration. Potential opportunity for full-time employment.
Company: Hickey Bros. Research, LLC
Job Location: Yellowstone National Park
Salary: 13.50-16.00/hr. DOE, Housing Included
Application Deadline: January 27, 2020
Position Start Date: May 18, 2020
Who we are:
Since 1967, this company has built a solid reputation in both the commercial fishing industry and the fisheries research sector. HBR is based out of Baileys Harbor, WI and Hope, ID. Comprised of a team of fisheries research professionals, HBR seeks to foster new and maintain current partnerships with state, federal, and tribal agencies focused on fisheries management.
What we do:
Our company objective is to provide operational expertise in the areas of fisheries assessment and data collection. Ultimately, HBR collaborates with biologists to manage invasive species and restore native ecosystems.
Technicians will be part of a crew working aboard 32-47 ft. commercial research vessels where their responsibilities will include: deployment and retrieval of commercial fishing gear, removal of fish from nets, as well as identifying, sorting and measuring fish to collect and analyze data; day-to-day communication with partnering agencies. Crewmembers work together on daily maintenance and general upkeep of boats and gear. Work may occur during periods of inclement weather. Position requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
At least 2 years of college education in fisheries or related field. Must have valid driver’s license and pass a drug pre-employment screening. It is important to have pride, enthusiasm, and dedication in this position. Preferred candidates have prior fisheries experience and experience working aboard vessels.
To Apply: Please Email your cover letter and resume with References in a SINGLE attached document, and any questions to Tom Short. Please Title “YNP Fish Tech 2020 Application” in Subject Field. Tshort2317@gmail.com