Organization: Wyoming Game and Fish Department
- Design field studies, collect and analyze data, and prepare detailed reports that summarize results.
- Activities include operating survey equipment (including Total Stations), managing data; constructing GIS maps of study sites; and maintaining databases of field measurements, photos, and data files.
- Prepare instream flow water right applications and submit them to the Wyoming Water Development Office (WWDO) for filing.
- Related activities include working with department engineers to prepare maps and administering contracts with hydrologic consulting firms as needed to generate hydrology information for each instream flow segment.
- Review and comment on WWDO reports on the feasibility of proposed instream flow water rights.
- Track the status of instream flow filings and provide any additional information requested by the State Engineer.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Able to become competent in use of various habitat and hydrologic models such as Habitat Quality Index, PHABSIM, River 2-D, stream temperature models, and IHA (indicator of hydrologic alteration).
- Skilled or able to become competent with operation and application of GPS, GIS, field computers, and database applications.
- Skilled with technical and popular writing and oral communication.
- Able to become competent in establishing and maintaining stream flow gauging stations.
- Knowledge of surveying (including Total Stations), water velocity measurement, and fish sampling tools and techniques.
- Knowledge of aquatic ecology and fishery management principles.
Salary/pay: $4,931.00 – $6,164.00 Monthly
Link to more information: Job posting #07128 has more information and application instructions.