With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to stand and work in cold water for up to five hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 60 pounds; and working in extreme weather conditions. Dormitory style housing is provided free of charge.
Incumbents will work 40 hours per week. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, occasional weekend work rotations will be required.
Assist in the trapping, spawning, and rearing of steelhead trout and Chinook salmon at the Sawtooth Fish Hatchery. Perform routine fish culture duties such as feeding fish, cleaning and caring for fish rearing vessels, and maintaining grounds and equipment. Interact with the public in a professional and positive manner and assist with hatchery tours.
Applicants must be able to work independently and follow set protocols. Applicants must be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Fisheries related experience and education strongly preferred, but not required.