Biological Aide - Fish Hatchery

Location: 
Grace Fish Hatchery
Application Period: 
11/1/2018 to 2/10/2019
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.35/hr
Employment Dates: 
2/11/2019 to 7/5/2019

About the position

Grace Fish Hatchery is a license funded trout rearing facility, raising multiple species of trout for recreational fisheries in Idaho. This facility also has a conservation and recovery program focused on restoring Bonneville Cutthroat Trout to their native range in Idaho. If selected, the candidate will perform routine fish culture duties at the Grace Fish 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
    • 390 Fish Hatchery Lane
    • Grace, ID 83241
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) 427-6364
Open until filled