Fish Screen Tender (2 positions available)

Location: 
Salmon
Application Period: 
3/9/2017 to 3/27/2017
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.20 per hour; benefited
Employment Dates: 
3/13/2017 to 3/27/2017

About the position

The Anadromous Fish Screen Shop is seeking two (2) temporary Fish Screen Tenders to work in the Salmon, Idaho area.

Dates Needed:

  • Incumbents will work during the irrigation season which is usually 8.5 months from April 15 until November 1st. 
General Information: 

With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents for these positions should be able to lift equipment, heavy tree limbs, and debris weighing up to 80 pounds an also be able to walk along and work from narrow planking over moving water; wade in water above waist level; climb in and out of concrete structures that may be up to four feet deep; shovel dirt and or mud for hours at a time; walk and work on slippery uneven ground; frequent travel and working alone in isolated areas in inclement weather conditions is required. Weekend work is required.

Responsibilities: 

Operation and maintenance of fish screens, bypass facilities, and traps and related work; necessity of maintenance or repairs. Obtain and record canal and ditch flow measurements; records maintenance assessments of access roads, fish screen facilities and related equipment, operates light trucks, chain saw, weed cutters, hydro-seeders, chipping machine, and small hand tools.

Qualifications: 

Good communicative and interpersonal skills are required. Some knowledge of mechanical concepts necessary to maintain equipment used on the job; operation and maintenance of light trucks, specialized delicate instruments, chain saws, gas weed trimmers and light hand tools. Some knowledge about the operation and maintenance of different types of fish screens, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) fish screen criteria and Idaho fish passage laws, irrigation practices is desirable. Applicants must possess a valid Idaho driver’s license.

How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 909773 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:

Comments: Applications may also be picked up at the Fish and Game Anadramous Screen Shop. Finished applications can be returned to the Screen Shop. EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.

Contact: 
Jim Hardy
Phone: 
(208) 756-6022