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Title:  Fish Production Supervisor

Application Deadline Date:  05/02/2019
Req ID:  1416
Department:  Fish & Wildlife
Location: 

Grand Isle, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.35 + 20% guaranteed overtime provision

Overview

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applications for a Fish Culture Specialist IV (Fish Production Supervisor) at its Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle, Vermont. 

Employees in this position will be involved in the general supervision and advanced technical level maintenance work along with professional level scientific work and guidance at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station.  This position's job duties would include training, scheduling, and assignment of personnel for work on mechanical equipment or fish culture facility operations.  Examples of this work would include ensuring that nutritional, fish health, and water quality components of fish production meet goals and objectives, ensuring that work is performed in compliance with associated facility permits, maintaining knowledge of facility equipment sufficient to performing routine maintenance and emergency repairs, overseeing or participating in research activities or facility upgrade projects as assigned, assisting in public outreach efforts, and collecting, transporting, and stocking of fish.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station Supervisor.  Weekend assignment can be expected as well as occasional holiday coverage.

This position would be required to live in on-site housing. Employees would be expected to provide emergency off-hours coverage and be compensated through a 20% guaranteed overtime payment provision. Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to attend the Division's course in fish culture and must obtain a pesticide applicators license and CPR certification within six month of hire.

Who May Apply

This position, Fish Production Supervisor (Job Requisition #1416), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Adam Miller at (802)-777-2852 or by email at Adam.Miller@vermont.gov

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily at the Grand Isle fish culture station both indoors and outdoors in all seasons, but with some travel for stocking or other fish transport purposes. A valid Vermont driver's license is required. An incumbent must be on call at all times for emergencies. Some physical labor is involved in performance of fish culture and related duties under varying climatic conditions. A person in this position may be required to live in Department provided housing.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in fish culture, fisheries science or a closely related field and one (1) year or more of experience at an advanced technical level in the propagation and culture of food or game fish.

OR

Bachelor's degree in fish culture, fisheries science or a closely related field and three (3) years or more of experience at an advanced technical level in the propagation and culture of food or game fish.

OR

Seven (7) years or more experience at an advanced technical level in the propagation and culture of food or game fish.

Special Requirements

A person in this position may be required to live in Department provided housing.

Must obtain a pesticide applicators license and CPR certification within six month of hire

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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