Biological Technician (Seasonal)

Position
Biological Technician (Seasonal)
Location
Henniker, NH
Experience
Entry Level
Skills
- Experience desired in the following areas: fisheries and aquatic field sampling, water quality surveys, fisheries-related literature reviews and desktop analyses, and stream flow and habitat assessments
- Must be familiar with life history and habitat requirements for freshwater and diadromous fish
- Additional experience with any of the following is a plus: fish passage, hydropower licensing, river restoration, radio telemetry, topographic surveys, bathymetry, GIS

Gomez and Sullivan Engineers is a growing engineering and environmental science consulting firm with a national reputation for excellence.  We are seeking a motivated individual committed to continuing this tradition.  Our company has an immediate opening for a Seasonal Field Technician with experience in fisheries biology and ecology in our Henniker, NH office.  The ideal candidate would be a well-rounded individual with experience in fisheries survey methods, boat operation, water quality surveys and aquatic habitat assessments.  We are seeking a committed, detail-oriented individual who will be able to utilize their knowledge and experience for our clients’ immediate and future projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as part of a field crew on a wide variety of fisheries and aquatic resources studies
  • Operation of boats and other scientific equipment
  • Analysis and interpretation of study results to develop defensible conclusions
  • Assistance with written scientific reports and other visual presentations of study results
  • Application of knowledge, skills, and abilities to determine actual and potential impacts of various resource uses on fisheries and aquatic life
  • Interaction and coordination with professionals from other resource disciplines on larger projects
  • Interaction with agency and non-governmental organizations on study planning and reporting
  • Adherence to safety procedures during field work

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in fisheries or aquatic sciences (M.S. preferred)
  • Experience desired in the following areas:
    • Fisheries and aquatic field sampling
    • Water quality surveys
    • Fisheries-related literature reviews and desktop analyses
    • Stream flow and habitat assessments
  • Must be familiar with life history and habitat requirements for freshwater and diadromous fish
  • Additional experience with any of the following is a plus: fish passage, hydropower licensing, river restoration, radio telemetry, topographic surveys, bathymetry, GIS