GFP Intern - Fisheries Management (Summer)
Session: Summer (May - August)
Position Title : Intern - Fisheries Management
Supervisor: Dan Jost
Agency: Department of Game, Fish & Parks
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.
This position is for a fisheries intern who will assist managers and biologists conducting fisheries management and research activities on waters in the Upper Missouri River Fisheries Management Area and on Missouri River reservoirs. Activities will include: fish population sampling, angler creel surveys, fish stocking, trap and transfer, basic water chemistry, research projects, and associated lab work. Intern will operate boats and motors, utilize fisheries sampling equipment (gill nets, frame nets, seines, electrofishing equipment, etc.), weigh and measure fish, record and analyze data, and provide preliminary management recommendations. Responsibilities will also include equipment maintenance and repair.
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months).
Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.
Applicants must have the ability to perform strenuous duties in adverse weather conditions, operate boats and motors, maintain equipment, operate vehicles, and maneuver boat trailers. A valid driver's license is required. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of fish species, basic fisheries management, fisheries equipment, sampling gear, and computer data input skills. Night and weekend work may be required.
Minimum Salary: $15.76
Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F7C
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*