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Environmental Technician I (Carteret County) -- Temporary Solutions

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Beaufort
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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. Visitwww.nctemporarysolutions.comfor employment information.

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 form
  • 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 experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Temporary Solutions

Office of State Human Resources

1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27609

Keywords: State of North Carolina, Jacksonville , Environmental Technician I (Carteret County) -- Temporary Solutions, Other , Beaufort, North Carolina

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