Fisheries Biological Aide - Kokanee Tender

Location: 
Lewiston
Application Period: 
8/2/2017
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.20 per hour; non-benefited
Employment Dates: 
8/28/2017 to 9/30/2017

About the position

The Clearwater Region Fisheries Program is seeking a one (1) month non-benefited Fisheries Biological Aide to work during the early kokanee trapping and spawning season.

Dates Needed:

  • August 28, 2017 to September 30, 2017
General Information: 
Incumbents must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be willing to work remotely with limited supervision in adverse weather conditions, lift and carry up to 60 lbs., stand/work in cold water for long periods of time, and interact positively with the public. Expect 10 day shift and camping in a remote area.
Responsibilities: 
Monitor and maintain two kokanee weirs in the North Fork Clearwater area. Assist with spawning of kokanee. Communicate with supervisor and fellow trap tender regarding kokanee numbers and spawning conditions.
Qualifications: 
It is preferred that the applicant have college coursework in a Fisheries related field, or have job experience related to fish spawning and fish trap management. Individuals with prior experience working in remote conditions will be given preference. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be at least 18 years of age.
How to Apply
  1. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  2. 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: Beau Gunter
    • 3316 16th Street
    • Lewiston, ID 83501
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Beau Gunter
Phone: 
(208) 750-4267
Open until filled