Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Cedar Key Laboratory

OPS RESEARCH STAFF-FIMCK (1 POSITION)

Posting Date: January 16, 2001
POSITION: OPS RESEARCH STAFF-FIMCK (1 POSITION)
SALARY: $11.00 DOE/hour (40 hours/week) no benefits and no moving expenses.
LOCATION: FLORIDA MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CEDAR KEY FACILITY, Cedar Key, FL (Levy County)
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS: Open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to conduct field work in one of Florida's relatively undeveloped and natural settings. In addition, through access to one of the larger databases describing Florida's marine fishes and habitat, the potential exists to complete manuscripts in a relatively short period of time.

Duties to include but not limited to:

1. Conduct field and lab work related to fisheries and aquatic habitat monitoring and research. Operate boats and various nets, typically seines (up to 660 feet in length) and trawls, to sample the biota of the Gulf of Mexico. This position requires extensive fieldwork in difficult environments and the ability to pull and lift heavy nets on a regular basis. Data must be collected, entered, and proofed following defined procedures. Ability to identify and enumerate fishes. Maintain collection records.
2. Analyze fish and related habitat data using accepted statistical tests primarily in a SAS environment.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

1. Knowledge of SAS and statistical techniques required.
2. Ability to work within a group setting and as a member of a team.
3. Ability to communicate effectively.
4. Ability to coordinate and prioritize work.
5. Ability to maintain a valid driver's license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

B.A., B.S., or M.S. (preferred) in biometry, statistics or one of the biological sciences.

CONTACT: Please send a cover letter and a completed state of Florida application or copy of your resume to:

Doug Nemeth
Florida Marine Research Institute,
Cedar Key Facility
11350 SW 153rd Ct.
Cedar Key, FL 32625
Phone: 352.543.9200;
Suncom: 631.6798
doug.nemeth@fwc.state.fl.us

A state of Florida application can be downloaded from the state of Florida internet job site at http://www.myflorida.com/myflorida/jobopportunity.html

FMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES THAT WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED ALIENS WHO CAN PROVIDE PROOF OF THE THEIR IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.