Fisheries Biological Aide - Clearwater Fish Hatchery

Application Period: 
12/28/2021 to 1/25/2022
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Employment Dates: 
1/24/2022 to 6/17/2022

About the position

The Clearwater Fish Hatchery is seeking one (1) temporary Biological Aide (non-benefited) to assist in daily hatchery operations, Steelhead broodstock collection, Steelhead spawning,  and fish transport during the 2022 season. Housing is provided with no charge to employee. 

With or without reasonable accommodations, the incumbent must be able to perform routine fish rearing duties at an anadromous fish hatchery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: weighing fish feed and feeding fish; cleaning raceways; maintaining grounds and equipment; crowding and netting fish; loading and unloading trucks; assisting in the spawning of steelhead and Chinook Salmon; distributing Rainbow Trout.
Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations for fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water and for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout a day; and working in extreme weather conditions.
Demonstrated ability to handle responsibility and work independently. Course work in a Natural Resource/Biological Science is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience is a plus, but not required. Candidates with course work and/or previous experience will be given preference. Must be at least 18 years of age. Dormitory style housing is available on station free of charge.
How to Apply

Idaho Department of Labor

217 W. 1st Street

Orofino, ID  83544-0391


Phone: (208) 799-5000

Fax: (208) 476-3471

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Caleb Armstrong
Open until filled