Fisheries Technician - Sawtooth Fish Hatchery

Sawtooth Fish Hatchery - Stanley
Application Period: 
1/13/2022 to 2/13/2022
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$13.42 per hour
Employment Dates: 
3/14/2022 to 5/27/2022

About the position

The Sawtooth Fish Hatchery is seeking one (1) Fisheries Technican (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.
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.
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 1644586 at
  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.
Joe Otto
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)