Description of Work
NOTE: If you are a current NC State Government employee, you
will not be considered for a temporary assignment.Temporary
Solutionscannot accommodate dual employment.
Individuals hired into a temporary State job must be fully
qualified for the job. OSHR supports the Governor's Job Ready
initiative and seeks to expand a temporary's skill set to enhance
their qualifications for State government and private sector jobs.
Exposure to an agency's culture, process, procedures and potential
learning opportunities can provide valuable experience to those who
may ultimately seek permanent employment with the state.
This temporary position is located in Morehead City - Carteret
County. There are no leave or retirement benefits offered.
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Job Order Hourly Rate of Pay: $14.00 (Based on education and/or
years of relevant work experience reflected on the application)
This temporary position will be assigned to the Department of
Environmental Quality - Marine Fisheries. The Gear Testing
Technician will work on projects in the Gear Development section of
Fisheries Management primarily shrimp otter trawl gear testing. The
observer will work onboard shrimp trawlers in estuarine and ocean
waters (0-3 miles) of North Carolina, testing the Wing Trawl System
and other Bycatch Reduction Devices.
Duties include the collection, coding, and proofing of
commercial catch, bycatch data, protected species interactions and
fishing gear specifications. The observer must be able to work
independently scheduling trips with commercial fishermen. The
observer must have knowledge of marine fish and sea turtle
identification. Overnight travel will be required. Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities / Competencies
[NOTE: Qualified applicants must meet and CLEARLY reflect on
their application training and experience and all knowledge,
skills, abilities and any experience or competencies specified in
posting and/or supplemental question(s) to be considered.]
- Working knowledge of the principles and practices of the
environmental field to which assigned.
- Working knowledge of the state and/or federal rules and
regulations pertaining to the area of assignment.
- Working knowledge of the tools, equipment, procedures and
methods necessary to carry out assigned functions
- Ability to prepare written reports
- Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal
- Ability to handle with tact and consistency the diversity of
public contacts demanded by work
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's degree in one of the agricultural, biological,
engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a
closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited
institution; or an equivalent combination of education and
Supplemental and Contact Information
Office of State Human Resources
1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609