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Seasonal Fisheries Technician (2) - Marine Fisheries


Application Deadline: March 27, 2020

Background: Fisheries Biology

Location: Nacote Creek Research Lab, Port Republic, Atlantic County

Work Week: Will vary, but primarily Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Job Description: The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Administration is hiring two summer fisheries technicians for the 2020 season. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation in Marine Fisheries Administration fishery field-surveys: This includes working aboard small boats, setting nets, sorting, quantifying and measuring the catch. Record catch and other pertinent data in the field in addition to measuring basic water quality parameters utilizing proper instrumentation.
  • Office work: This includes but is not limited to data entry and proofreading.
  • Facility and equipment maintenance: buildings, grounds, vehicles, boats, trailers and equipment.
  • Administrative assistance

Requirements: Two years of experience in marine science, natural resource management, environmental studies, or a related field. Candidates must possess a valid government-issued driver's license. Preference will be given to individuals with the following:

  • Education and/or experience in the field of fisheries
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)

Compensation: $13.00 per hour

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to or mail directly to:

Heather Corbett
NJ Marine Fisheries Administration
PO Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241

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