About the position
We are looking to hire two non-benefitted Fisheries Technicians in the Upper Snake Region to work primarily on the South Fork Snake and Teton rivers. Duties will include operating and maintaining weirs, performing electrofishing surveys (boat and backpack), gillnetting, conducting creel surveys, and assisting with habitat restoration projects. The focus of these positions is primarily the conservation of native Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout through management and habitat restoration efforts. The time frame for these positions is from May 14 through September 22, 2018. The duty station is Idaho Falls. The pay rate is $12.31/hr. The closing date for this announcement is February 17, 2018.
Desired qualifications: It is preferable that applicants can interact with the public and coworkers in a professional and positive manner, work independently, and follow set protocols while accurately collecting data. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Education background in a Fisheries-related B.S. degree is preferred, but not required.