About the position
The Department of Fish and Game is currently recruiting for the position of Fish Hatchery Assistant Manager. This announcement will be used to fill the current openings at the Clearwater and Niagara Springs Fish Hatcheries and may also be used to fill future openings statewide.
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- Serves as an assistant manager of a fish hatchery or oversees operations of a fish hatchery satellite facility.
- Spawns fish and monitors development of eggs and fry.
- Implements feeding schedules
- Cleans rearing tanks and raceways
- Administers chemical treatments for disease.
- Distributes, transports and stocks fish.
- Performs minor repairs and maintains various buildings and mechanical equipment.
- Conducts hatchery tours and answers questions.
- At least two years of experience as a Fish Culturist OR an equivalent level of comparable experience that demonstrates good knowledge of fish culture, including: spawning and stocking methods; assessment of water quality and flows related to hatchery operation; appropriate rearing parameters and feed regimens for various species; biosecurity and prophylactic measures to ensure fish health; and experience performing minor repair and maintenance on buildings and mechanical equipment and operating fish transport-type equipment.
- Valid driver's license.
- Some of the Fish Hatchery Assistant Manager positions require that the incumbent possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tanker endorsement and air brake endorsement or be willing to obtain one before completion of the probationary period. Incumbents must pass a pre-employment controlled substance screening test. The employee is required to participate in the Department's drug/alcohol testing program and comply with all of its provisions. Failure to satisfy any of these requirements will result in a failure to complete the probationary period and termination from employment. The current opening at the Clearwater Fish Hatchery does require a CDL.
- Technical report writing.
- Some supervisory training/experience.
- Development of computer spreadsheets reflecting technical information regarding fish hatchery operations.