DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
Complete relative training for the position as directed and when available that may include: fishery/plant techniques, fish/plant health management, hatchery/nursery techniques, etc.
Assist program staff in collecting relative fish, plant, wildlife, and environmental data, including the mapping and surveying of habitat and tying sampling nets.
Assist program staff in the collation and entry of data. Perform data entry into a computer.
Assist program staff in the operation and maintenance of fish hatchery including feeding fish, cleaning tanks, fin clipping hatchery fish with federally approved chemicals for anesthetizing, fish stocking in area lakes and streams, and sampling fish, spawning fish, egg and fry care, data recording, and other hatchery duties as assigned.
Assist staff with propagation and care of plants in raised beds, fields, orchards, and KBIC high tunnel and greenhouse. Responsible for routine plant care; fertilizing, weeding, watering, sowing, and transplanting. Duties may include record keeping for operations and maintenance and care of associated equipment and supplies.
Assist staff with native plant restoration work using outlined methods at designated sites. Duties may include weeding, chemical application, watering, sowing, planting, and plant identification. Duties may include assistance with plant data plot recording, ground-truthing plant inventories, and plant materials collection.
Assist staff with control of invasive plants work using outlined methods at designated sites. Duties will include manual removal and disposal of plant materials and chemical control for which appropriate training and certification is necessary. Biological methods may also be used which would require beetle care. Duties may include record keeping for operations and maintenance and care of associated equipment and supplies.
Responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of equipment.
Shall be required to work in inclement weather and a variety of environmental conditions.
Shall report daily to supervisor, complete work as assigned and be required to complete and submit various reports and summaries including work logs, data collection, and monthly reports.
Assist staff with providing Public Outreach assistance (i.e. various departmental functions, including the Annual KBNRD Environmental Fair and Kids Fishing Derby).
May be required to perform other duties related to the natural resources on or near the L’Anse and Ontonagon Indian Reservation, in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
This position announcement summary is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks which will be required of this position and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of the position will be. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of this position, nor to exclude other similar duties not mentioned. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not beheld to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.