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GA fisheries biologist - deadline May 7 2024

Position/Title:                   00211783/Fisheries Biologist 2

Agency/Location:              Georgia Wildlife Resources Division, Lake Burton District Office (Rabun County)


Responsibilities:  Under general supervision, manages wild trout fishery resources by conducting research and survey projects and public waters management activities that are designed to protect, evaluate, and/or benefit trout resources.  Collects and analyzes data, drafts written reports, and makes presentations to interested groups.  Provides technical assistance to the public and other natural resource agencies on a variety of fisheries issues, provides emergency response for fish kills and natural disasters, and critically reviews and drafts comments on projects with potential impacts to trout resources.  Provides outreach services to resource users and educators.


Minimum Qualifications:              

Master’s degree in biology or a related field from an accredited college or university.


Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field from an accredited college or university AND one year of related experience


One year of experience required at the lower-level Fisheries Biologist 1 (NRP070) or position equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

1.)              Master’s Degree in fisheries management or closely related field

2.)              Experience with fisheries sampling techniques in streams and rivers

3.)              Skills and experience relevant to data analysis, report writing, and public presentations

4.)              DNR/WRD employment experience


Salary:   $50,063.23/annual, plus benefits


Application:         Go to to find Vacancy Announcement containing position number 00211783.


To apply for this position, please submit a completed electronic DNR Application for Employment to or mail a completed DNR application for employment to the following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Wildlife Resources Division


2067 U.S. Highway 278

Social Circle, Georgia 30025


Contact:               For additional job-related information, please contact Anthony Rabern, phone (770) 535-5498 or email


Application Deadline:  May 7, 2024

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