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Biologist Technicians Fisheries

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ATAW99-11871-Biologist Technicians Fisheries-Statewide

SALARY:$15.01 Hourly
CLOSING DATE:01/31/20 11:59 PM


The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking to hire four (4) Biologist Technicians - Fisheries. These seasonal positions will assist fisheries management crews with all aspects of aquatic resource management activities. Positions will be based out of Casper, Cody, Green River and Laramie. These positions range in duration from 6-7 months. Most positions start in late March or early April and conclude at the end of October. Applicants unable to work from mid-April through at least September should not apply.

Human Resource Contact: 777-4507 Laura

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Duties will be variable and may include electrofishing, netting, stream/habitat surveys, angler surveys, chemical restoration, data entry, and equipment maintenance as well as other routine fisheries management tasks.
  • Biologist technicians will assist with watercraft inspection and decontamination in cooperation with the state's aquatic invasive species program, as well as assistance with the aquatic habitat program.


Preference will be given to those pursuing a career or degree in fisheries. This may include preference towards those with a high school degree plus experience in fish and wildlife resource management, research, or college course work towards a degree in fishery or wildlife management, ichthyology, hydrology, watershed science or other closely related field.
Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume with their online state application. The cover letter should include career plans, suitability for the job, and preferences for type of work and work location as well as dates of availability (starting and ending dates are particularly important).
**Must have a valid driver's license.


None - See "Preferences"


  • Technicians must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision and also able to work well with others on a small crew.
  • These are field positions that require some physical labor such as hiking, wading and carrying backpacks.
  • Field work can occur in inclement weather and in some positions camping in the field is required.


  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
  • Lodging, waders, rain gear, uniform, and other necessary field equipment and expenses will be provided when in the field. Off duty housing is not provided.
  • Hiring will start as applications are being received and hiring may begin as early as January.
  • Applicants are encouraged to contact Craig Amadio, Regional Fisheries Supervisor (307-335-2608) to gain additional information about the positions and the selection process.

040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at
Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div.
2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Fax: (307) 777-6562

Class Code #ATAW99
Job # 11871

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.