Technicians work will be varied between multiple projects. From starting date until mid-June, employee will conduct anger surveys on Cascade Reservoir, directed towards improving local angling opportunity and quality. From mid-June through July, technician will maintain a juvenile fish trap on the South Fork of the Salmon River. From August until the end of the position, technician will work as part of a crew to conduct fishery management surveys in various water bodies throughout the region. Duty schedule is typically 5 days a week, 2 off, but will vary. Weekend and holiday work is necessary. Shared camper accommodations will be available when off duty or working locally.
Responsibilities include: conducting angler surveys on Cascade Reservoir. Assisting with fisheries research and management activities conducted from the McCall office. Handling, identifying, and PIT tagging juvenile salmonids, and managing associated databases. Maintaining the fish trap and all associated equipment. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: B.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field; or equivalent in training and experience. Individuals with experience in the above listed activities, and experience working independently will be given preference. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.