Fisheries Biological Aide

Location: 
American Falls Fish Hatchery
Application Period: 
11/28/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.35 per hour
Employment Dates: 
12/16/2018 to 4/20/2019

About the position

The American Falls Fish Hatchery is seeking one (1) temporary Fisheries Biological Aide.  This position is non-benefited and will work 40 hours per week. Work schedules will include weekends and holidays.  The American Falls Fish Hatchery is a license funded trout rearing facility, raising Rainbow Trout for recreational fishing opportunities throughout Idaho.  If selected, the candidate will perform routine fish culture duties at the facility.

General Information: 
With or without reasonable accommodation, position will require working in and around water for up to 8 hours per shift in potentially inclement weather; lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds of equipment. Housing is available.
Responsibilities: 
Perform routine fish culture duties at a trout production hatchery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to weighing fish and fish feed, feeding fish, cleaning rearing containers, collecting and recording mortality, maintaining grounds and equipment, assisting with fish stocking and other routine duties. Weekend work rotation will be required.
Qualifications: 
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to lift and carry 50 pounds and possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to handle responsibility and possess the ability to work independently. College course work in a Natural Resources/Biological Science or related field is beneficial but not required. Previous hatchery experience is also beneficial but not required.
How to Apply
  1. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  2. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:
    • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    • Attention: Dan Dillon
    • 2974 Fish Hatchery Rd.
    • American Falls, ID 83211
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Dan Dillon
Phone: 
(208)-226-2015
Open until filled