Biological Aide - Fish Hatchery

Location: 
American Falls Fish Hatchery - American Falls
Application Period: 
1/2/2018 to 1/23/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.35/hr
Employment Dates: 
1/29/2018 to 4/30/2018

About the position

American Falls Fish Hatchery is a license funded trout rearing facility, raising mainly Rainbow Trout for recreational fisheries in Idaho. If selected, the candidate will perform routine fish culture duties at the American Falls Hatchery.

General Information: 
Position will require working in inclement weather for extended periods (typically eight hours per shift); lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
Responsibilities: 
Perform routine fish culture duties at a trout production hatchery. Responsibilities include weighing fish feed and feeding fish, cleaning and caring for several different species of trout, maintaining grounds and equipment, assisting with fish stocking and other routine duties. Weekend work rotation will be required.
Qualifications: 
Applicant must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and posses a valid driver’s license. Must possess the ability to handle responsibility and work independently. College coursework in Natural Resources or a Biological Science related field beneficial, but not required. Previous hatchery experience also beneficial but not required. Applicants 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: Eric Pankau
    • 2974 Fish Hatchery Road
    • American Falls, ID 83211
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Eric Pankau
Phone: 
(208) 226-2015
Open until filled