NR Lead Technician 3

Job Title:
NR Lead Technician 3

Department:
Natural Resources

Reports to:
Will Henderson

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

TS Range:
7/8 ($22.03)

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, an in-field supervisor to Fish Technical Specialist 1 and 2 employees. This level is considered an experienced journey-level technician. Position will work with the Net Pen program. Will be a Tech Lead during construction of new Net Pen facility Structure. This will be a four month project position. 

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

Participates in the planning and construction of new netpen frame structure

Operates large equipment, all terrain forklift, etc.

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

Communicates progress and report activities to site supervisor

Operates boats and has 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

Assures security and safety of all staff participating in the construction process

Supervises Fish Technical Specialists 1 and 2 employees in the field when Biologist is not present

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has supervisory responsibilities. This position will assist and supervise staff with the construction of the new Net Pen Facility Structure.

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:
Bachelors of Arts and one year of natural resources or related experience. OR Associates of Arts Degree and three years of natural resources or related experience. OR High School graduation or GED, and five years of natural resources or related experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of 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 to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Drivers license. Must have supervisory skills. Experience operating heavy equipment/ machinery.

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); 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

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 employee will be working around heavy equipment, boats, generators, air compressors. The employee will be required to use tools such as impact wrenches, hand wrenches, sockets, and a variety of other tools. 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.

TO APPLY:
Submit application packets including a resume and cover letter to   Contact Human Resources for more information: 360-432-3865.