Fisheries Biological Aide - Sawtooth Fish Hatchery (2 Positions Available)

Location: 
Sawtooth Fish Hatchery - Stanley
Application Period: 
1/13/2022 to 2/13/2022
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$11.25 per hour
Employment Dates: 
3/14/2022 to 5/27/2022

About the position

The Sawtooth Fish Hatchery is seeking two (2) Fisheries Biological Aides (non-benefited) to assist with trapping and spawning of steelhead trout and rearing of Chinook salmon in Stanley, Idaho. Dates Needed: March 14, 2022 through May 27, 2022.

General Information: 
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to stand and work in cold water for up to five hours per shift; lift and carry equipment weighing up to 60 pounds; and work in extreme weather conditions. Dormitory style housing is provided free of charge. Incumbents will work 40 hours per week. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend work rotations will be required.
Responsibilities: 
Assist in the trapping and spawning of steelhead trout and rearing of Chinook salmon; perform routine fish culture duties, including feeding fish, weighing out fish feed, cleaning and caring for fish rearing vessels; maintain grounds and equipment; clean office and hatchery facilities; interact with the public in a professional and positive manner.
Qualifications: 
Applicants must be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Fisheries related experience and education strongly preferred, but not required. Must be 18 years of age, and have a valid driver’s license.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1644552 at https://labor.idaho.gov.)
  2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  3. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:
    • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    • Attention: Joe Otto
    • 10 Fish hatchery Drive
    • Stanley, ID 83278
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Joe Otto
Phone: 
2087743684
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