Successful applicants will be part of a large crew assisting in the collection of Chinook Salmon catch and effort data. Applicants must be able, with or without reasonable accommodations, to traverse rocky, steep, stream banks carrying a variety of equipment weighing up to 50lbs for up to 3 miles each day and work in all types of weather. The handling of large harvested Chinook Salmon is required with this position. Depending on monitoring needs, successful applicant’s employment will be up to four months. Work averages 40+ hours per week including most weekends and holiday days. Work days per week and work shift times are randomly assigned. Overnight stays including camping may be required.
Major responsibilities include; conducting creel surveys and assisting other regional fisheries staff as assigned.
Applicants should have some knowledge of the life history, identification, anatomy, and ecology of various fish. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skill are required. This position involves contacting large numbers of anglers so good communication skills are required. A valid driver’s license is required