Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW)
Shellfish and Estuarine Habitat Assessment Project
Classification: Natural Resource Scientist - 1 (Classification #8501)
Salary Range: $3,129 – $4,545 per month (Commensurate with experience)
Location: Newport, Oregon
Duration: July 15 to December 31, 2017
The UAS Specialist assists the Shellfish Assistant Project Leader with a pilot project evaluating the utility of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for shellfish monitoring and estuary habitat mapping. The primary duties and responsibilities of this temporary NRS-1 position are to: (1) prepare and test UAS components for field deployments in estuaries; (2) conduct field surveys using UAS and by foot; and (3) compile, process, and analyze imagery to provide orthomosaics, mapping products, and metrics and statistics evaluating efficacy of this tool. This staff will also assist with other project needs and produce a technical report summarizing the findings of this study.
Applicants must submit an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Employment Application by July 21, 2017. We will interview those applicants who appear to be best suited, based upon an evaluation of their education and experience relevant to this position. Email (preferred), mail or FAX a completed
Department of Fish and Wildlife Employment Application to:
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife ATTN: Anthony D’Andrea
2040 SE Marine Sciences Drive Newport, OR 97365
Phone: 541-867-7701 ext238 Fax: 541-867-7706
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Department of Fish and Wildlife applications can be obtained from the ODFW’s Jobs Page under seasonal jobs at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/hr/seasonal_jobs.asp.
Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODFW participates in EVerify. ODFW is unable to support VISA sponsorships.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application, you may call the ODFW human resources office at (503) 947-6051 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.
INTERVIEWS will be scheduled for those applicants who appear to be best suited, based upon an evaluation of their education, experience, and training and its relevance to this position.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.