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Colorado State TEMPORARY Fisheries Technician - Brush, CO in Morgan County, Colorado

TEMPORARY Fisheries Technician - Brush, CO

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TEMPORARY Fisheries Technician - Brush, CO


$15.00 - $16.25 Hourly


Morgan County, CO

Job Type

Temporary (9 months or less)


Department of Natural Resources

Job Number

2021TEMP- PMA151



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To apply, please submit your application with attachments such as resumes or cover letters. This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early.

The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources ( is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife. (

Description of Job

Assist aquatic biologist with standardized sampling of ponds, lakes, reservoirs, streams, and rivers. Primary duties include sampling sportfish and native fish populations, performing fish population estimates, measuring and installing habitat, mapping lakes, assisting in spawn taking operations, stocking fish, performing chemical reclamations, maintaining equipment and facilities, and performing data entry and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must have a current & valid driver’s license required for operating a state vehicle

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather

  • Some late night and weekend work is required

  • Preference may be given to applicants with or working towards a Fisheries Management or Fisheries Research degree, or closely related degree in Natural Resources education.

Supplemental Information

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

ADAAA Accommodations

The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at Please contact the ADAAA Coordinator to request an accommodation for a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments act of 2008 (ADAAA) at least five business days before the date any accommodation will be required. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.


The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program’s Right to Work for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you will are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at

Toll–Free Applicant Support - Technical Help

If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with technical issues. Helpful hints: If you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and close the document before you attempt to upload it.