From: Roseman, Edward <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6:39 AM
Subject: We are hiring again! Immediate openings.
Please distribute to any recent grads or folks looking for work. We probably need 2 new staff.

Temporary Seasonal Contracted Fisheries Technician
Fish Spawning and Nursery Habitat Surveys of the Great Lakes and Connecting Waters

Agency/Location:  USGS Great Lakes Science Center, 1451 Green Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 with work expected on St. Marys River, Lake Huron, St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River, and Lake Erie.

Eligibility for hire as a student services contractor: Must be enrolled in a college or university or have graduated within one year prior. Must be willing and able to travel for extended time periods, work nights and weekends when needed, maintain a cheerful positive attitude, and be a productive member of a team. Must possess a valid driverís license, valid CPR and First Aid certificates (USGS will provide training) and pass a background check. All federal contractors must comply with Safer Federal Workplace guidance for contractors posted to

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include participation as a team member in fish spawning and nursery habitat surveys of the Central Great Lakes and connecting waters investigating patterns relating to fish diversity and abundance, habitat quality and availability, habitat restoration, and aquatic invertebrate community dynamics.  Incumbent will assist with: (1) field sampling of fishes including fish eggs and larvae, physical habitat data, water quality, and invertebrates; (2) laboratory processing of biological samples, including sorting and identification of fishes (eggs and larvae) and invertebrates, and assist with rearing of live eggs and larvae; and (3) data entry and quality management.  Incumbent will assist with maintenance of field gear, laboratory facilities, and vessels/vehicles.

Qualifications:  Available to work full-time beginning in fall (October-November 2022). BS or working toward an undergraduate degree in fisheries or a closely related field preferred. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The applicant must be capable of travel for extended periods to include some weekends, nights, and working long and varied hours on boats in extreme weather conditions.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and education level. Lodging and travel allowance will be provided for remote work. Personal field apparel and mandatory safety equipment will be provided.

Closing Date:  Open until filled.

Please send resume with contact information of three references via email to:

Dr. Ed Roseman
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Edward F. Roseman<;!!HXCxUKc!2AH89McgINjRa9Bnw9eID0MXHQKAudCCfsS8JDAYqyvWtTZ6L35_InsEbo1diF3d0TCZKPLjlvSEK9R9SErE$>, Ph.D.
Research Fishery Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center
1451 Green Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Certified Fisheries Professional, American Fisheries Society
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