About the position
The IDFG Smolt Monitoring Project uses large fish traps to collect data on 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. Incumbent will mainly work in Lewiston but may also be required to assist at the White Bird trap. This is a weekend only position during the school year.
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: Some knowledge of anadromous fishes, computers, mechanics, chain saws, power boat operation, the ability to work independently, have a high level of attention to detail, ability to work in extreme weather conditions, and handle live fish.