About the position
DATE(S) NEEDED: Dependent upon river conditions and amount of work. Approximately mid-February through November 2019 (not to exceed 1385 hours in a 12-month period).
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Clearwater Region is seeking a temporary General Repair Mechanic (8 month - benefited) to assist with the IDFG Smolt Monitoring Project. The SMP uses large fish traps to collect data on Chinook salmon and steelhead trout migration. One trap is located on the Snake River near Lewiston and one is located on the Salmon River near White Bird.
Incumbents must be able to lift/carry up to 60 lbs. with occasional lifting/carrying up to 100 lbs. for short distances and work long, strenuous hours in extreme weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Useful Skills: It is preferred that applicants have good knowledge of welding (steel and aluminum), carpentry, electrical, mechanics, chain saws, hand/power tools, power boats, and computers. The person hired will be expected to work independently and in extreme weather conditions.