Biological Aide

Pahsimeroi Fish Hatchery
Application Period: 
12/16/2021 to 4/1/2022
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$15.00 per hour plus competitive benefits
Employment Dates: 
3/15/2022 to 11/15/2022

About the position

The Pahsimeroi Fish Hatchery is seeking one 8-month benefited Biological Aide to work during the Steelhead and Salmon spawning and trapping seasons.

General Information: 
Incumbents must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be able to work a variable schedule under adverse weather conditions, lift and carry/pack up to 60 lbs. Housing is provided. Expect weekend rotations.
Perform routine fish culture duties at a Steelhead and Chinook Salmon fish hatchery and trap. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: assisting with trapping and spawning of Summer Chinook and Steelhead, feeding fish and cleaning vats, data collection, data entry, loading adult fish for release or distribution, maintaining grounds and equipment, operating lawn care and landscaping equipment, pressure washing raceway walls, occasional report writing and data entry.

It is preferred the applicants have a B.S. degree in fisheries or related field, or have equivalent job experience and training. Individuals with experience handling and identifying adult salmonids and collecting and organizing adult salmonid data will be given preference. Experience with lawn care and grounds maintenance preferred. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.

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: Morgan Fife
    • 71 Fish Hatchery Lane
    • May, ID 83253
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Morgan Fife
Open until filled