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Freshwater Fisheries Program

Recruitment #17-002293-0030


Seasonal Contractual

One (1) vacancy; full-time

Contract Period: July 5, 2017 - August 31, 2017


Frostburg, MD (Allegany County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Freshwater Fisheries Program, is currently accepting applications for a Summer Student Worker. This position will support Freshwater Fisheries staff in the performance of field work in an effort to assess the status of brook trout populations in Maryland.  Duties will include, but will not be limited to; backpack electrofishing, collection of field data using tablet electronic devices, daily sampling preparations, and gear maintenance.

Please note: Weekly hours will be dependent on the ability to conduct field work and could be highly variable. 


Education: None.

Experience: None.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education that is related to this position. Your qualifications will be assessed based on the information included on your submitted application.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.  Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). 

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.


Contractual employees who works for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


Online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources

Human Resources

580 Taylor Avenue, C-3

Annapolis, MD 21401

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Khia Poteat at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.