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Seasonal Fisheries Technician - Bureau of Shellfisheries

Date: When Filled
Background: Fisheries Biology, Marine Science, Biology, Wildlife Management or Environmental Science
Location: Nacote Creek Shellfish Office, Port Republic, Atlantic County

Job Description: Assist with field, laboratory and data processing for NJ Bureau of Shellfisheries shellfish management, restoration and enhancement projects. Projects include: NJ Atlantic Coast estuarine shellfish inventory (Raritan and Sandy Hook bays for 2014), NJ surf clam inventory, shellfish restoration program, Mullica River oyster restoration program, Delaware Bay oyster management program and Delaware Bay juvenile finfish trawl survey.

Duties Include: Assist with field, laboratory and data processing for shellfish management, restoration and enhancement projects. Projects include: Duties include field sampling on Bureau's research vessels as well as commercial fishing vessels. Deploy sampling equipment to collect shellfish and other marine organisms and measure basic water quality. Record, enter and proof data collected by the Bureau. Maintain buildings, grounds, vehicles, vessels, trailers and equipment.

Requirements: College or University graduate or current student with a major in Fisheries Management, Marine Science, Aquaculture, Biology, Wildlife Management or Environmental Sciences. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office. Possess a valid drivers license. Completion of the NJ boating safety course is preferred.

Compensation: $10.00 per hour.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Jeff Normant
Nacote Creek Shellfish Office
PO Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241
609-748-2040
or
Jeff.Normant@dep.state.nj.us

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