Fisheries Bioloigical Aide (2 Positions)

Panhandle Region - Coeur d'Alene
Application Period: 
1/18/2018 to 2/9/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$10.35 per hour
Employment Dates: 
6/1/2018 to 8/15/2018

About the position

The Panhandle Region is seeking two (2) temporary Fisheries Biological Aides (non-benefited) to assist in conducting fisheries management activities in northern Idaho. Pay rate: $10.35/hr. Announcement will close February 9, 2018.

General Information: 
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to work in extreme weather conditions, handle live and dead fish, hike long distances in rough terrain while carrying a 40-50 lb. pack, stand/work in cold water for up to 10 hours per day, work underwater using snorkeling equipment, and lift/carry equipment up to 60 lbs. Incumbents must also be willing and able to interact with angling public on a regular basis.

Incumbents will work 40(+) hours per week. Work hours may vary depending on project needs. Some night work required. Work shifts will generally be Monday through Friday. Periodic weekend shifts will be required.
Duties may include conducting angler surveys; sampling fish using electrofishing equipment and nets; conducting snorkel surveys; tagging fish; operation and basic maintenance of department trucks, boats, and other sampling equipment; and data entry.
Applicants must be able to work as part of a team in a professional and positive manner, follow set protocols, and accurately collect data. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Experience operating and maintaining boats is preferred. Related experience and education typically gained through a minimum one year of college courses in fisheries, biology, or related studies; or equivalent in training is helpful, but not required.
How to Apply

Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment at

Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional references or academic references and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or mail to:

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Attention: Rob Ryan

2885 W. Kathleen Ave

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815

Contact: Rob Ryan


Phone: 208-769-1414

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Mr. Rob Ryan
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)