Fisheries Research Data Technician (Hatchery) - 2 Positions

Location: 
Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID
Application Period: 
5/20/2021 to 6/3/2021
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$11.65 per hour
Employment Dates: 
5/20/2021

About the position

Idaho Fish & Game Fisheries Research Data Technician (Hatchery) - 2 Positions Location: Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID Salary: $11.65 per hour Benefits: Benefitted year round (30-40 hours per week) Dates Needed: IMMEDIATE START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE Responsibilities Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting various hatchery operations and projects. Primary responsibilities include data tracking, record keeping including maintenance of databases, and taking genetic samples from adult Chinook salmon and steelhead . Other responsibilities include assisting fish culturist in the implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility. Activities include but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry, implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required. Some duties may require extended stays overnight in remote locations. NOT to exceed 1385 total hours (⅔ full time) per year. Qualifications/Skills Needed College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel as needed. Extended travel will be required at times to remote location fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions. Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent-making skills. To Apply ● Applicants must first register with the Idaho Department Of Labor https://labor.idaho.gov● Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/application-temporary.pdf ● Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional of academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email to: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov Idaho Department of Labor 416 Johnson Ave., Suite 12 Orofino, ID 83544-0391 Email: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov Phone: (208) 476-5506 Fax: (208) 476-3471 Application Deadline: July 1, 2021 UNTIL FILLED *Incomplete job applications will not be considered *Applicant must be able to read, write, and compute simple math *Applicant must have a valid driver’s license *EEO/Vet Pref If a qualified applicant is found, this announcement may close before the listed closed date.

Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities
Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting
various hatchery operations and projects. Primary responsibilities include data tracking, record
keeping including maintenance of databases, and taking genetic samples from adult Chinook
salmon and steelhead . Other responsibilities include assisting fish culturist in the
implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility. Activities include
but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry,
implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and
sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work
consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required. Some duties
may require extended stays overnight in remote locations. NOT to exceed 1385 total hours (⅔
full time) per year
Qualifications: 
Qualifications/Skills Needed
College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of
study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a
biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life
history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating
power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access,
and Excel as needed.
Extended travel will be required at times to remote location fish sampling operations. This
position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and
carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions.
Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent-making skills.
How to Apply

Applicants must first register with the Idaho Department Of Labor https://labor.idaho.gov● Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/application-temporary.pdf ● Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional of academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email to: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov Idaho Department of Labor 416 Johnson Ave., Suite 12 Orofino, ID 83544-0391 Email: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov Phone: (208) 476-5506 Fax: (208) 476-3471 Application Deadline: July 1, 2021 UNTIL FILLED *Incomplete job applications will not be considered *Applicant must be able to read, write, and compute simple math *Applicant must have a valid driver’s license *EEO/Vet Pref 

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Caleb Armstrong
Phone: 
(208) 476-3331
Open until filled