GFP Intern - Fisheries Management (Summer)
Sioux Falls, SD
Session: Summer (May- August)
Position Title: Intern - Fisheries Management (Four Positions)
Supervisor: Dave Lucchesi
Agency: Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Location: Sioux Falls
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.
Position Description: Persons selected for these positions will work with the team responsible for managing all aquatic resources in southeastern South Dakota. Hired interns can expect to receive training and experience with fish population surveys, fisheries research studies, aquatic habitat and fishing access projects, aquatic invasive species surveys, and public information, outreach and education events. Specific skills and abilities taught to hired interns may include operation and maintenance of various netting gears (trap nets, gill nets, seines, etc.), electrofishing, operation and maintenance of boats, boat motors, trailers and vehicles, data recording and procedures associated with watercraft inspection and decontamination. Hired interns may also have the opportunity to work with regional law enforcement, game management and wildlife habitat programs.
Qualifications : 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.
Coursework in biology, ecology, fisheries science and natural resource management as well as experience in fisheries work and operation of boats and trailers will be given consideration, but are not required for this position.
Minimum Salary: $15.76
Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F7M South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources Telephone: 605.773.3148 "An Equal Opportunity Employer" *Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*