Pahsimeroi Fish Hatchery - May
$10.50 per hour
About the position
The Pahsimeroi Fish Hatchery is seeking one 4-month non-benefited Fisheries Biological Aide to work during the salmon spawning and trapping seasons.
- June 14, 2017 to October 17, 2017
Incumbents must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be able to work a variable schedule under adverse weather conditions, lift and carry/pack up to 60 lbs. Housing is provided. Expect weekend rotations.
Perform routine fish culture duties at a steelhead and chinook salmon fish hatchery and trap. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: assisting with trapping and spawning of summer chinook, feeding fish and cleaning vats, data collection, loading adult fish for release or distribution, maintaining grounds and equipment, operating lawn care and landscaping equipment, pressure washing raceway walls, occasional report writing.
It is preferred that applicants have a BS degree in Fisheries or a related field, or have equivalent job experience and training. Individuals with experience handling and identifying adult salmonids, collecting and organizing adult salmonid data will be given preference. Experience with lawn care and grounds maintenance preferred. Applicant must have a valid driver's license.
Open until filled