A fisheries technician oversees and assists in the daily work to be completed at a fishery. They ensure fish are well and fed and are responsible for general maintenance around the facility.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in aquaculture, biology, chemistry, statistics, or agriculture.
To pursue a career as a fisheries technician:
The following high school courses are recommended: agriculture education, mathematics, biology, chemistry and environmental sciences.
Where can I work?
Fishery technicians work for privately owned fisheries, but government and state agencies also employ fishery technicians.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The job outlook for a fisheries technician will be good over the next five years.
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