Fisheries Technician

Eagle Fish Hatchery
Application Period: 
5/27/2021 to 6/10/2021
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$13.42 per hour
Employment Dates: 
6/28/2021 to 2/25/2022

About the position

Eagle Fish Hatchery is seeking (1) 8-month Fisheries Technician (w/benefits) to assist with Sockeye Salmon fish culture and related activities.

General Information: 
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to stand for long periods of time, safely drive for multiple hours per shift, and work in adverse weather conditions.
Incumbents will work 40 hours per week. Typical work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional field travel and overnight stays. Weekend work rotation will be required.
Weighing fish feed and feeding fish, cleaning and caring for fish rearing vessels, assist in the trapping and transporting anadromous Sockeye Salmon. Sockeye Salmon spawning, egg husbandry, general fish culture, maintaining grounds and equipment, cleaning office and hatchery facilities, maintain hatchery files, data entry, and assisting with annual reports.
Demonstrated ability to handle responsibility and work independently. Bachelor’s degree in a Natural Resource/Biological Science is strongly preferred, but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience a plus but not required. Candidate must be able to work in extreme conditions in an isolated area and be able to lift 50 lbs.
How to Apply

1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number) at

2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment at:

3. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three references, and completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via E-mail (preferred) or mail to:

Eagle Fish Hatchery

Attn: Dan Baker

1800 S. Trout Rd

Eagle, ID  83616

Contact: Dan Baker


Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Dan Baker
(208) 939-4114 ext. 1 - 1
(208) 939-2415
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)