Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

In keeping with our mission, the DNR is dedicated to working with the citizens and businesses of Wisconsin while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Rhinelander, WI, USA
Sep 30, 2018
Job starts approximately November 25, 2018 Job Description :   Fisheries Technician - Creel Survey LTE   This position will conduct an angler creel survey on Lac Vieux Desert Lake, Vilas County. The position will start with training in late November and regular duties will begin on December 1 or when fishable ice forms. This position will work four 10-hour days per week including all weekends and holidays and two randomly-scheduled weekdays. The successful candidate will report directly to the assigned lake and will be required to provide transportation. Weekend hours get an additional $.60 per hour; evening hours after 6:00 pm get an additional $.45 per hour; holidays hours are paid at time and a half. Actual miles driven or the equivalent mileage from the home station (whichever is less) will be reimbursed at the current state rate.  70% A. Independently or under general supervision perform creel survey clerk duties and collect fish information on designated waters.  A1. Count all anglers on the designated waters at pre-scheduled times.  A2. Interview anglers.  A3. Measure, and identify fish caught.  A4. Record data per standard procedures.  20% B. Compile and analyze data and prepare written documentation and/or reports.  B1. Proof, compile and file data sheets.  B2. Prepare written summary reports in a standardized format, based on data collected.  10% C. Lead other LTE Fisheries Technicians performing creel survey duties.  C1. Train and advise newer LTE creel clerks about standard procedures and special situations. Knowledge Required :  1. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public;  2. Able to operate and maintain a snowmobile;  3. Willing to work outdoors in inclement weather;  4. Willing to work a variable schedule (including all weekend and holiday days);  5. Able to identify common Wisconsin fish species  6. Able to record required data accurately;  7. Able to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual;  8 . Must have passed snowmobile safety training.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com