STUDENT RESEARCHER (FISH & WILDLIFE) Job in State of Rhode Island
The State is accepting online applications for available Student Researcher (Fish and Wildlife) positions.
Within the DEM Division of Fish and Wildlife, a Student Researcher may assist in management programs and research studies to promote sound fish and wildlife conservation, professional biological field and laboratory work including procedures on a variety of live and dead animals and their parts, fish hatchery work and environmental education. This position may be required to perform a wide variety of tasks for monitoring all aspects of fish and wildlife populations, analyzing and interpreting the findings of such biological research, or both.
A thorough working knowledge of common computer software; GIS knowledge desirable. These positions request a recent degree or current enrollment in college courses in wildlife, freshwater fisheries, or marine fisheries biology, or equivalent experience; a valid drivers license; ability to withstand working days in the field in varying degrees of weather conditions; a commitment to a 35-hour work week with some allowance for scheduled work hours.
The State annually employs qualified responsible individuals in a variety of positions within the States Parks, Beaches, Research Programs, and Administrative Offices during a specific limited period. Applicants will be considered for open seasonal positions based on their qualifications, availability and willingness to travel to the assigned location(s).