Position/Project Specifics: This position is a full time/year-round Fisheries Technician 2 for the Central Valley Steelhead Monitoring Program (CVSMP) based in West Sacramento, CA. Under the direction of the Lead Biologist, the Fisheries Technician 2 will assist with daily field data collection, office/lab activities, and act as a field lead as needed. This position will obtain scientific information to examine the distribution, abundance, and population trends of Central Valley (CV) steelhead in the Sacramento River watershed by using mark-recapture methods with large wire fyke traps on the mainstem Sacramento River. The position requires working on 25ft long motorized watercraft. Motorboat operator and safety training will be provided. Anticipated start date is late A

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