Job listings

For a broader list, please visit the Job Board on the National AFS website.

5/19/17 – The South Yuba River Citizen’s League (SYRCL) seeks to hire a presenter for its educational assembly program in Sacramento County. The job will be part-time and will pay between $60-$70 per assembly. The assemblies are 30 minutes to an hour long, and there will be about 40 assemblies total throughout the school year, mostly this coming fall. The assembly teaches children in public schools, grades K-8, about the water cycle and water conservation, and the role of the presenter is to act out a “detective” narrative that is goofy and interactive. Funding for the assemblies comes from a grant from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  SYRCL is looking to hire as soon as possible. The link to the job description as well as the application is at this link: Applicants can learn more about SYRCL from its website,

5/10/17 – NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Fisheries (also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service) is advertising several full-time permanent ZP-0482-2 Fish Biologist openings on USA Jobs. The announcement opened on 5/10/17 and will close on Wednesday, 5/24/17. NOAA Fisheries is recruiting multiple positions in multiple divisions and locations. These positions will be open to both internal and external applicants and they will be hired at the band 2 level with promotional potential to a band 3 level. The actual number of selections will be influenced by the final NOAA Fisheries FY17 budget allocation and the FY18 budget outlook. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Links to the full text vacancy announcements for Federal Employees (MAP) and the Public (DE).

2/13/17 – Department of Wildlife Fish and Conservation Biology (WFCB), University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Link to WFCB junior specialist flyer in Word  Link to WFCB junior specialist flyer in PDF.

2/4/17 – Environmental Field Technicians. Immediate opportunities to work as an environmental field technician on the Delta, site is located near Tracy, CA. The field support will be assisting the Environment Team. Basic requirements:

  • Three years plus field experience.
  • Working on boats, lifting, netting fish, processing (weighing and measuring) fish, basic data collection.
  • Long days, potentially in inclement weather.
  • Certain activities require working night shift.
  • Good communication and team player (working closely with others) are a must.
  • Work would between 20 to 40 hours per week. Need is immediate (February) through May/June.
  • Some basic training (standard operating procedures) will be provided.

Education: BA/BS in Science, Environment Studies, Water Management is a plus however NOT required.  Applicants please email your resume to Please mention where you saw this job posting. (Science, Environment, Water Management, Field Technician, Aquatic, Wildlife)