Nampa Fisheries Research - Nampa
3/16/2017 to 4/1/2017
$10.20 per hour
5/1/2017 to 8/31/2017
About the position
This announcement will be used to fill one temporary Fisheries Biological Aide position for the Resident Fish Research program at the Fisheries Research Office in Nampa.
- May 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017 (start and end dates are flexible)
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs. Accomplishing project objectives requires travel throughout southern Idaho for up to five day periods, including some weekends. Camping and working in adverse weather is expected.
The incumbent will be expected to work alongside research biologists or with other temporary staff. Primary duties will be to assist the Hatchery Trout research biologist conduct various studies on the post-release performance of hatchery trout, but employee will also work on several other research projects in our office. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Marking hatchery and wild trout with tags or fin clips; Gill-netting at alpine or lowland lakes; Backpack electrofishing in streams; Operating a motorized boat; Maintaining/repairing equipment (sampling equipment, trailer lights, etc.); Angler surveys and observations; Backpacking to access remote sampling locations; Recording, managing, and summarizing data with a strict regard for quality control.
Some college education in fisheries, biology, or related field, or equivalent in training or work experience preferred. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, Preference will be given to individuals with data management and crew leadership experience.