Fisheries Technician

Location: 
Hayspur Fish Hatchery
Application Period: 
9/6/2017 to 10/1/2017
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$12.50 per hour
Employment Dates: 
10/1/2017 to 9/30/2018

About the position

Job Description:

Responsibilities include routine fish culture practices at a Rainbow Trout Brood Stock hatchery, record keeping, chemical treatments, water flow and quality monitoring, maintaining hatchery grounds, a public campground, and helping with other routine hatchery duties as required. Other duties include working on progressive projects requiring INAD’s (Investigative New Animal Drug), recirculating aquaculture systems, production of triploid trout eggs, process of providing mono sex populations of trout, and photo period manipulation to control spawning schedules.

 

General Information: 
Dormitory style housing may be available. 30 hours per week.
Qualifications: 
Qualifications/Technical Skills
Previous work experience and/or education in Aquaculture, Natural Resources or Biological Science preferred but not mandatory. Individual must be able to work well in a team environment and independently as needed, handle responsibility, follow protocols effectively, be organized, and be extremely detail oriented. Requires some mechanical aptitude and experience/skills sufficient to operate hand tools, power tools, machinery, pumps, and lawn care equipment. Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Applicant will be required to work in and around water. Irregular work schedules are frequent; weekend, holiday and evening work will be required. Applicants with hatchery knowledge and experience will be given preference.

How to Apply

To Apply:

1. Complete an IDFG application for temporary employment.

2. E-mail (preferred) or mail a cover letter, resume, three references, and completed application for temporary employment to:

Gregg Anderson

Fish Hatchery Manager

71 Hayspur Lane

Bellevue, ID 83313

Gregg.anderson@idfg.idaho.gov

208-788-2847

 

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Gregg Anderson
Phone: 
208-788-2847
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)