Fisheries Biological Aide - Snorkel Crew (6 positions available)

Application Period: 
12/23/2017 to 2/2/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Employment Dates: 
5/29/2018 to 8/24/2018

About the position

McCall Anadromous Fisheries Management staff is seeking individuals to work as part of a field crew to conduct fish abundance and stream habitat surveys throughout central Idaho.

General Information: 
Employee will be a member of a six person crew plus a crew leader to conduct fish and habitat surveys in streams by snorkeling. Crew will also conduct creel surveys.
Responsibilities Include: Work as a member of a six person crew, led by a crew leader, to conduct fish and habitat surveys in back-country streams. Surveys are conducted primarily by snorkeling. Secondary duties include conducting angler surveys (creel surveys). Crew typically works eight 10-hour days followed by six days off duty, with some variability in that schedule. Crew will camp in remote locations during field work. All specialized equipment and camping gear are provided by employer. Per-diem provided when on duty away from McCall.
Minimum Qualifications: 1 year college in fisheries, biology, or related field; or equivalent in training and experience. Employee must have the ability to work in adverse weather, handle live and dead fish, and carry a 40 lb. pack for several miles, with or without reasonable accommodations. Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1018525 at
  2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  3. 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: Kimberly Apperson
    • 555 Deinhard Lane
    • McCall, ID 83638
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date. Some flexibility with position end date may be possible for returning college students.
Ms. Kimberly A Apperson
Open until filled