Job Opportunities: Inland Fisheries Management Programs (State of Connecticut) – apply throughout 2024

Seasonal Research Assistants
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Employment will begin in Spring (March-May) or Fall (August-October) and last for six months.
  • Seasonal Research Assistants for this program will work primarily out of either the Eastern District Headquarters at 209 Hebron Road, Marlborough, CT 06447, or the Western District Headquarters at 2065 Thomaston Rd, Watertown, CT 06795.
  • Hours will often be during normal, first shift working hours, but late night and weekend work will also be required. 
Roles and responsibilities include:
  • Collecting trap net and electrofishing data from rivers/streams and lakes/ponds
  • Assisting in the operation of spawning marshes for Northern Pike
  • Assisting in the daily stocking and operations at state trout hatcheries
  • Entering fish community and population data
  • Conducting counts/interviews of people engaged in fishing
  • Assist with general maintenance and upkeep of various structures, buildings, and equipment like boats, trailers, and motors.