Resource Tech 2

Job Title:
Resource Tech 2

Department:
Natural Resources

Reports To:
Will Henderson, Enhancement Manager

FLSA Status:
Non Exempt

TS Range:
5/6 ($17.78)

Opening Date:
September 18, 2020

Closing Date:
October 2, 2020

SUMMARY:
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties and assists in various technical fieldwork associated with the finfish program. This is a senior fish technician and/or natural resources worker and will be at times a Lead Tech to Fish Technical Specialist 1 employees. This level is considered an experienced journey-level technician. This position will assist Net Pen staff with normal duties along with the construction of the Net Pen facility. This will be a four-month project position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Other duties may be assigned)

Assists in the construction of new netpen frame structure

Operates large equipment, all terrain forklift, power and hand tools

Constructs large steel components, using heavy equipment, power and hand tools

Operates boats and the ability to tow the completed structure across bay to anchoring site

Assists netpen staff with setup of new structure, weight bottles, ropes, railings, etc.

Assures organization/inventory/and security of all equipment, tools, and supplies.

Performs any natural resources related work as required by the programs of the department 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associate of Arts Degree in a related field and one year of natural resources or related experience. OR High School graduation or GED, and three years of natural resources or related experience. Course work in fisheries, biology or related fieldwork may substitute for experience. OR Five years of relevant experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have a current Washington State Driver’s License. Construction Experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee will occasionally sit; taste or smell.

The job requires the employee to regularly lift and/or move over 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds. Occasionally required to lift 100 pounds or more.

Special vision requirements for this position are close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

The job requires the employee to be able to walk at times a number of miles of stream of which often is through changing terrain, a lot of bending, climbing, stooping, and crouching may be a factor. Will need to be able to carry gravel bags weighing 40 to 50 pounds over short distances and pull nets.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently required to work near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and around vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Most of the job duties will be required to perform outdoors in all types of weather. Also must be comfortable being able to work in and around open waters.

OTHER:
This position will be required to work weekends and holidays occasionally.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:
The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

INDIAN PREFERENCE:
Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

CONTACT:
Human Resources Department (360) 432-3685.