Fisheries Biological Aide

Magic Valley Fish Hatchery Complex
Application Period: 
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Employment Dates: 
10/1/2018 to 3/29/2019

About the position

The Magic Valley Fish Hatchery Complex has multiple positions open for recruitment. The fish hatcheries in this complex include Hagerman State, Hagerman National, Magic Valley and Niagara Springs fish hatcheries. These positions can be used to fill vacancies at any of these hatcheries and may at times be roving positions as workloads shift between facilities. This will provide a unique experience for the employee to gain a diverse set of skills and experience at both resident and anadromous fish hatcheries in the Magic Valley Region.

Responsibilities include: weighing fish feed and feeding fish, cleaning and caring for fish rearing vessels, maintaining grounds and equipment, cleaning office and hatchery facilities, assisting with fish stocking and other routine fish hatchery duties. Dormitory style housing is available.
Incumbents must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, be at least 18 years of age, and have a valid driver’s license. College coursework in a Natural Resource/Biological Science or related field is beneficial but not required. Previous hatchery experience is also beneficial but not required. Applicant must be able to work independently and as a team. Weekend and holiday work may be required.
How to Apply

1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1116338) at
2. Complete an IDFG application for temporary employment
3. Submit a letter of interest, resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG application for temporary employment by mail or email to:

Cassie Sundquist
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
324 South 417 East Suite 1
Jerome, ID 83338

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Mrs. Cassie Sundquist
Open until filled