As a Term Fish Biologist with the Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, the primary duty of this position is to serve as the crew leader that will guide conservation activities related to the federally listed, endangered species (pallid sturgeon) in the Missouri River. Major duties of this position are to serve as crew leader; collect and analyze fisheries data; plan, investigate, and write fisheries reports; be responsible for and track field equipment including boats, nets, etc. and coordinate and collaborate with local, state, and federal partners to conserve this endangered species. The incumbent will be supervised from the Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Pierre, SD, BUT the duty location will be in Yankton, SD. The office space and equipment shop will be located at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery. Secondary duties include assisting staff at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery, monitoring for aquatic nuisance species, and participating in public outreach events.
This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.
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