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TES Aquaculture Technician

Auburn University


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Position Information

Requisition Number TES1419P
Home Org Name Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci
Division Name College of Agriculture
Position Title TES Aquaculture Technician
Estimated Hours Per Week 30-40
Job Summary Responsible for general fish husbandry on the EW Shell Research Center. Support principal functions of the Center by assisting faculty and staff on a wide variety of projects related to fish production, aquaculture research, and fisheries management.
Temporary Employment Services (TES), a unit of the Auburn University Department of Human Resources, is an in-house support center established to meet the temporary employment needs of the university. TES provides qualified and dedicated temporary employees in a wide variety of occupations to meet the staffing needs throughout the campus. Temporary employees are hired for a variety of reasons with the most common being:

  • Assistance in the place of a regular employee who is absent for a specified period of time
  • Additional assistance during periods of abnormal or peak workloads
  • Assistance with special projects
  • Seasonal work
  • Emergencies

If you are looking for an employment opportunity, TES is a great way to showcase your professional skills and assist Auburn University while gaining valuable work experience within higher education.
AU students are not eligible for TES.

Essential Functions
  • Fish feeding, tank cleaning, behavioral observations, maintenance of aquaculture systems, spawning and larval rearing
  • Assist in research related activities for faculty & staff projects
  • Daily record keeping & record entry
  • Water quality analysis using meters (DO, pH, temp) and chemical test kids (HACH)
  • Stock, harvest, & transport fish on-the-farm, locally and long-distances
  • Operate and maintain equipment including tractors, UTV’s, trucks & fish hauling gear
  • General facilities/grounds maintenance & housekeeping as needed
  • Crew leader for the undergraduate employees insuring daily duties are being competed and goals are being met
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries/Aquaculture or related Biological Sciences
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Lift weights exceeding 50 lbs
  • Driver’s License and ability to operate small machinery
Desired Qualifications
  • Multiple years of experience working in the field of study related to fisheries, aquaculture, or biological sciences
  • Ability to serve as crew leader for undergraduate student employees

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $14.50-$16.00/hour
Work Hours Typically 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: Alabama
Posting Date 01/06/2023
Closing Date
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Internal Postings https://www.auemployment.com/postings/32943

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