Fish Hatchery Data Technician

Location: 
McCall FIsh Hatchery
Application Period: 
2/5/2018 to 3/31/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$11.50-$11.51 per hour, Plus Competitive Benefits!
Employment Dates: 
5/14/2018 to 1/14/2019

About the position

The McCall Fish Hatchery is looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual to manage data collection and entry and be part of a tenured team of aquaculture professionals.  This person should have a biological background and be able to multi-task, perform in stressful conditions, and be able to handle dynamic work environments. 

General Information: 
This is a temporary 8 month benefitted position, housing is provided.
Responsibilities: 
This individual will be responsible for all facets of the data collection at the McCall Fish Hatchery and at the South Fork Salmon River adult trap facility. This individual will also be responsible for entering this data into several department databases as well as assisting with all duties associated with the proper and efficient operation of both of the aforementioned facilities. These duties include but are not limited to: feeding fish, cleaning ponds and tanks, processing adult salmon, spawning and egg picking, observing fish for signs of stress and/or disease, and light equipment and grounds maintenance.
Qualifications: 
Individual must be at least 18 years of age and should be graduated from or enrolled in a fisheries or related biological AS or BS program at an accredited university and/or have prior experience in aquaculture. Individual must be proficient in Microsoft excel. The individual must also be capable of paying very close attention to detail, be meticulous at data collection, and be capable of working independently and as part of a team. Individuals need to be able to positively interact with the public and lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Individuals must also be able to stand and work in cold water for up to 8 hours per shift. A valid state issued driver’s license will be required for employment.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1034179 at https://labor.idaho.gov.)
  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: Jamie Mitchell
    • 300 Mather Rd
    • McCall, ID 83638
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Mr. Jamie Mitchell
Phone: 
208-634-2690
Fax: 
please use email adress
Open until filled