Fisheries Interns

Expected Dates
July 6, 2020 to October 25, 2020
Site
Crater Lake National Park
Position ID
PO-00730418
This position will assist the Crater Lake National Park’s fisheries biologist with field projects related to conservation and recovery of native fish, particularly ESA-listed bull trout, in and around Crater Lake National Park.  Field activities include an ongoing radio telemetry project to document bull trout movement, monitoring of fish populations by electrofishing and/or snorkeling, removal of nonnative invasive fish, and quantitative evaluation of habitat conditions in a recently restored stream reach.  In addition, the position may assist with office-based tasks including data management, analysis, and writing or editing project reports.  

Because of the unique working conditions imposed by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, this position is anticipated to work an irregular schedule of at least 24 hours and up to 40 hours per week.  Some non-field work may be accomplished from the member’s home under remote supervision by the NPS biologist.  

Compensation amounts:
- $1,100 - one time RT travel allowance
- $375 - weekly living allowance
- AmeriCorps eligible ($1,612 education award)

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
 
  • Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
  • Training in techniques of fisheries monitoring including electrofishing, snorkeling, PIT-tag and radio telemetry, and environmental DNA collection.
  • The position is located in the Cascades mountains of southern Oregon. Hiking, bicycling, paddling, backpacking, angling, and hunting opportunities exist in the region. The are also opportunities to cross-train with other programs at the national park.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
degree major or professional experience
Data Entry
competent with supervision
Field Research
competent with supervision
GPS
competent with supervision
Data Analysis
competent with supervision