Seasonal Dissection Technician

Cramer Fish Sciences

West Sacramento, California

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $20-23 per hour

We are excited to announce the opening of a full-time Seasonal Dissection Technician at our Portland, Oregon lab! Partnering with our Genidaqs team, this critical position will help on multiple projects dissecting fish, birds, and mammals within our Pacific Lamprey program. If you enjoy learning, developing, and applying genetic laboratory processes to identify issues that affect fish and wildlife, don't hesitate to apply!

HOW TO APPLY: https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

DURATION: Early May through October 2024 with possible extension depending on workload and funding.


  • Maintain laboratory and field equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow a standardized scientific protocol
  • Monitor lab inventory (supplies, equipment, and consumables)
  • Maintain general laboratory cleanliness.
  • Digestive tract sampling of fish, birds, and mammals for genetic analysis
  • Stomach content analysis
  • Database management
  • eDNA sample collection
  • Tissue sample collection
  • Measuring and recording sample collection data, environmental conditions and geopositioning.
  • Other duties as assigned (may include field work)


  • Undergraduate coursework in Fisheries Science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • Valid class C driver's license.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Desired Experience

  • Coursework in biology, fisheries, molecular biology, and understanding of genetic analysis.
  • Environmental science experience including freshwater ecology and fisheries.
  • Ability to run R scripts and ability to create R programming.

ABOUT CRAMER FISH SCIENCES: We are a fisheries research consulting firm serving throughout the Pacific States and Idaho. We are a growing, employee-owned company whose mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. Our team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communications and publication of results in scientific journals.

ABOUT GENEDAQS: The Genidaqs Lab is a business unit within Cramer Fish Sciences - a fisheries research consulting firm that serves the Pacific West. Genidaqs team members provide clients with access to cutting edge genetic- and molecular ecology-based techniques applicable to solving today's resource management issues.

COMPENSATION: $20/hour - $23/hour (depending upon experience).

ESOP: CFS is a 100% employee-owned company. Our employee stock option plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined contribution plan. Our target ESOP contribution is 5%. Eligibility is after one year of service with an entry date of Jan 1 or July 1.

DEI: Diversifying our profession is a vital and on-going journey and we are committed to fostering a culture that embraces and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: Cramer Fish Sciences is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.


HOW TO APPLY: https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

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Category Ecology , Fisheries
Tags Environmental Consulting