Biological and Agricultural Engineering

BAE is hiring 3 Fish Culturists – apply by February 5, 2016

Position: FISH CULTURIST
Number of Positions: 3
Department: BIOLOGICAL & AG ENGINEERING 
Located in Byron, Ca.

To apply, go to UC Davis Career Opportunities and type in Requisition #03015760

Position Details
Job Summary:
Under supervision provide general laboratory maintenance and assist with research at an experimental fish rearing facility located near Byron, CA. Perform culture of all life stages of delta smelt and longfin smelt, and two live prey species for smelts. Clean, service, and monitor biofiltered and re-circulating fish rearing systems and labs. Conduct general maintenance of outdoor sheds and laboratories as needed.
Physical Demands:
Lift or move 40-75 lbs. on regular basis to make salt-water or move fish around facility and up to 180 lbs. on occasion with assistance.
Work under indoor and outdoor conditions over rough terrain daily.
Physical strength and endurance to move throughout facility.
May encounter spiders, snakes, wasps, and other animals occurring in field conditions.
Ascend and descend ladders up to 20′ on occasion.
Work Environment:
This position is located off the UC Davis campus near Byron, CA.
Work occasional overtime, weekend shifts, and some holidays to meet operational needs on short notice. Work-shift changes ½ hour with change in day length twice yearly to accommodate change in day length.
Vacations are restricted during busy spring-spawning period.UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.