Biological Technician (Seasonal)

Position
Biological Technician (Seasonal)
Location
Henniker, NH
Experience
1-5 years
Skills
Fisheries and aquatic field sampling, water quality surveys, stream flow and habitat assessments, leading field sampling efforts
Ability to tow, launch, and operate a boat unsupervised is required

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety? Are you interested in applying your talents to formulate innovative solutions for the water resources and energy sectors?

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 towing and motorboat operation, fisheries survey methods, water quality surveys, aquatic habitat assessments, and stream surveys. 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.

This is a Full Time, Seasonal position. The work will begin mid-May and last through the fall of 2021 with flexible start/end dates. Please note the posting for this position closes March 1, 2021.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as part of a field crew, potentially acting as crew leader, on a wide variety of fisheries and aquatic resources studies
  • Operation of motorboats and other scientific equipment
  • Interaction and coordination with professionals from other resource disciplines on larger projects
  • Adherence to safety procedures during field work

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in fisheries or aquatic sciences
  • 1 to 5 years experience field experience, full time or seasonal

Experience in the following areas:

  • Fisheries and aquatic field sampling
  • Water quality surveys
  • Stream flow and habitat assessments
  • Leading field sampling efforts

Additional experience with any of the following is a plus:

  • Backpack and boat electrofishing
  • Gill net and seine surveys
  • Macroinvertebrate surveys
  • Mussel surveys
  • Fish passage
  • Hydropower licensing
  • River geomorphic mapping
  • Radio telemetry
  • Topographic/Bathymetric surveys
  • GIS
  • Familiarity with life history and habitat requirements for freshwater and diadromous fish
  • Analysis and interpretation of study results to develop defensible conclusions
  • Fisheries-related literature reviews and desktop analyses
  • Assistance with written scientific reports and other visual presentations of study results
  • Application of knowledge, skills, and abilities to evaluate impacts of various resource uses on fisheries and aquatic life
  • Interaction with agency and non-governmental organizations on study planning and reporting

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter by March 1, 2021 using the “apply now” button. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability or marital status.

Address application materials to Jason George.