Fisheries Technician Resume Samples

A Fisheries Technician will assist and oversee the day-to-day work activities at a fishery. A well-drafted Fisheries Technician Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – ensuring fishes are well-fed; taking responsibility for general maintenance around the facility; assisting biologists and technicians in research activities including use, maintenance, and calibration of technical and scientific equipment; assisting in habitat enhancement and management; preparing diets for fish; sorting and spawning fish; cleaning aquaculture equipment and tanks, and preparing diets for fish, and sorting and spawning fishes.

While the duties may vary based on the size of the sector, the needed skills are common and include the following – outstanding abilities to identify various salmon species; sound knowledge of DNA extraction and LOKI methods; and knowledge of accessing pH levels. In most cases, the minimum education includes a degree in Fisheries and biology, fish and wildlife or Marine biology.

Fisheries Technician Resume example

Fisheries Technician Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Fisheries Technician with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Visio, Arcgis, Research, Customer Service, Office Equipment, Marketing, Administrative Support, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Assessed, collected, and hauled out habitat sediment from various spawning locations along streams, counted and measured sizes of pools, riffles, and runs on several streams.
    2. Measured brook trout population using mark and recapture.
    3. Identified and measured biomass of all fish caught using backpack electrofishers and nets.
    4. Included separating larval fish, benthic macroinvertebrates, and correcting labeling samples by collection site and date.
    5. Removed pit tags and prepared dried striped bass  specimens for bioelectrical impedance analysis Assisted Dr.
    6. Identified marker, along with location, sex, and size of captured brook trout, was collected.
    7. Included planning shocking runs and leading a boom shocking crew, fishing collection and otolith removal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science


Sr. Fisheries Technician Resume

Summary : Experienced in project planning, design and implementation. Conducted vegetation surveys, trail inventories, site restoration, and re-vegetation projects. prepared NEPA documentation for projects, and have overseen contracts as both a vendor and a customer (GSA).

Skills : Good verbal and written communication Deadline driven.

Description :

    1. Assisted in a creek egg take outside of hatchery grounds.
    2. Utilized ESRI ArcGIS and GPS in various capacities and have become increasingly interested in the field.
    3. Worked at a remote salmon hatchery during the fish rearing operation.
    4. Recorded daily growth and analysis on fry.
    5. Responsible for  long term resource management program fish assisted in fish sampling along the la grange reach of the illinois river.
    6. Collected fish data through multiple methods; pulsed-dc electrofishing, fyke, minnow fyke, hoop netting;
    7. Measured, weighed and identified each fish; ancillary water quality parameters: ysi 85 for conductivity, temperature, dissolved oxygen.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Mariculture


Jr. Fisheries Technician Resume

Objective : Highly skilled Network and Field Communications Specialist for Atlas Resource Partners offering vast knowledge of communications equipment including VHF/UHF radios and installation, microwave radio systems, WIMAX, communication tower maintenance and construction experience, tower inspection experience, remotely networked.

Skills : Boat Operation, Technician, Knowledge of fish gathering.

Description :

    1. Used water velocity meter, Secchi disc, turbidity meter, Datasonde; collect, preserved, filtered water samples.
    2. Used AC electrofishing throughout 6 reaches of the Illinois River and 1 site on Pool 26 of the Mississippi River; pulsed-DC electrofishing in 4 reaches of the Illinois River and Pool 19 of the Mississippi River;
    3. Sorted and identified macroinvertebrates, and compile data for inclusion in reports using Microsoft Excel.
    4. Removed otoliths of game fish species.
    5. Included planning shocking runs and leading a boom shocking crew, fishing collection and otolith removal.
    6. Included electrofishing and fyke netting.
    7. Visually identified in the field and brought back to the lab for genetic analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Fisheries Technician III Resume

Objective : To obtain full time employment in construction. Abilities Work well with others or unsupervised, highly motivated and dependable, knowledge and experience with various carpentry tools.

Skills : Excel, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Earned a STAR Award for participating in several projects with Entiat National Fish Hatchery.
    2. Scored a rating of Superior on the annual Employee Performance Appraisal Review.
    3. Worked on independently with little or no supervision: Rotary Screw Trap Efficiency Trials- data analysis and determination of when trials needed to be set; fish were marked with either PIT tags or Bismarck Brown.
    4. Remoted Capture Surveys- surveys were concluded by multiple methods of capture; hook & line, snorkel herding with a seine, and back-pack electro fishing.
    5. Purposed of this study is to use PIT tags to evaluate movement, growth-rate and survival of juvenile Chinook salmon & steelhead within the Entiat & Mad River basins.
    6. Coordinated with multiple agencies to create a field work schedule and supervised field crew, sites were determined using topographical software.
    7. Analyzed and managed using Microsoft Excel, Access and PTAGIS software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Fisheries TechnicianII Resume

Objective : To work in the natural resources field at a federal or state operated facility. Monitored communications equipment site experience, computer and cell phone troubleshooting experience, and ability to be extremely flexible and responsive to problems or calls.

Skills : Microsoft Office, GIS, Data Analysis And Entry, Google Earth And GPS, Boat Operation.

Description :

    1. Responsible for continuous data collection on temperature, pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen.
    2. Used of Procomm Plus software for sonde calibration.
    3. Collected of water samples in raceways for further analysis.
    4. Gained training necessary to continue working in fisheries research.
    5. Improved the quality and quantity of habitat by planning and implementing restoration projects Maintained and developed partnerships with community .
    6. Assisted the district fisheries biologist with monitoring fish populations and their habitat via spawning surveys, fish scale analyses, temperature .
    7. Used water velocity meter, secchi disc, turbidity meter, datasonde; collect, preserved, filtered water samples.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Minor Sustainability

Fisheries Technician I Resume

Summary : Over 27 year career in fisheries and aquatic science. Very proficient in the use of various fisheries and aquatics sampling equipment. a strong background in benthic macroinvertebrate collection and identification.

Skills : Excel, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Collected fish for metals analysis for inclusion in Montana Fish Consumption Advisory.
    2. Collected benthic macroinvertebrates, sediment, algae, and water for environmental monitoring purposes.
    3. Sampled fish using electrofishing gear for population estimates and catch per unit effort.
    4. Maintained, repaired and replaced field and lab equipment as needed to assure that field sampling and lab testing can be done successfully.
    5. Conducted laboratory bioassays to develop a general sodium bicarbonate standard for Montana.
    6. Assured proper rearing conditions in the laboratory for test animals and experimental conditions are conducted according to protocols.
    7. Conducted field bioassay to document fish survival and limiting factors in Silver Bow Creek.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Wildlife Management

Assistant Fisheries Technician Resume

Objective : To use education, experience, and skills to make the transition from the majority of administrative work to field and laboratory research.

Skills : Computer, Phone, Phone.

Description :

    1. Granited Adult Trap and Juvenile Fish Facility Implanted PIT tags in wild adult Chinook and wild adult steelhead.
    2. Implanted radio tags in wild adult Chinook and wild adult steelhead.
    3. Collected genetic samples and scale samples from adult salmon and steelhead.
    4. Collected genetic samples and scale samples from juvenile salmon and steelhead.
    5. Extracted and read coded wire tags from adult Chinook.
    6. Worked knowledge on how to query CWT codes on RMIS.
    7. Trained by a WDFW scientific technician III in the proper technique for mounting scales onto a scale card.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Fisheries Technician Resume

Objective : Obtain any position related to any of the following biological science technician (wildlife, natural resources, fisheries, or forestry), forest technician. Pursue a Master's Degree in wildlife/natural resources management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, GIS, Data Analysis And Entry, Google Earth And GPS, Boat Operation.

Description :

    1. Experienced with various experimentation trials (stream studies).
    2. Assisted on various pond studies (carp, sturgeon).
    3. Maintenance of shop, vehicle, and boating equipment, accessories and tools.
    4. Hauled large boats and drove various boats.
    5. Experienced with field work on MO River.
    6. Recorded various size measurements and weight.
    7. Worked with juvenile steelhead/Chinook at the juvenile fish facility, taking genetic sample as well as scale samples.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Fisheries Technician I Resume

Objective : Worked as a seasonal wildlife technician as well as a seasonal fisheries technician and as a general laborer for an excavating and contracting company. With that experience gained valuable skills and knowledge in a wide variety of fields.

Skills : ArcGIS, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Trimble, GPS.

Description :

    1. Installed and removed smolt traps, bypass pipes, and smolt shack equipment.
    2. Cleaned perforated plates daily.
    3. Collected data on Sockeye smolt, including: weight, length and scale samples.
    4. Monitored Sockeye smolt outmigration through the use of Canadian fan traps.
    5. Sampled adult Sockeye salmon for length, sex and scale samples for age analysis.
    6. Conducted surveys to estimate Sockeye run populations in stream and estuary.
    7. Hiked through rugged terrain daily from smolt sampling site to adult sampling site.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Biology

Fisheries Technician Resume

Objective : To work in the natural resources field at a federal or state operated facility.  Interested in working both indoors as well as outdoors as also enjoy working on computers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, GIS, Data Analysis.

Description :

    1. Responsible for continuous data collection on temperature, pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen.
    2. Used of Procomm Plus software for sonde calibration.
    3. Collected of water samples in raceways for further analysis.
    4. Identified in the field and brought back to the lab for genetic analysis.
    5. Assisted the district fisheries biologist with monitoring fish populations and their habitat via spawning surveys, fish scale analyses, temperature .
    6. Used of flow meter equipment.
    7. Assisted in fish collection at random sites on the nature conservancys emiquon preserve.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In Minor Sustainability