Work as part of a fisheries management crew in IDFG’s Panhandle Region. Our regional fisheries management team carries out a variety of fish population monitoring and assessment programs throughout the northernmost part of the state.
Primary responsibility of the incumbents will be to assist with field sampling and data management associated with various fishery management projects in north Idaho. Incumbents will be expected to work closely with project partners and interact positively with the public on a day-to-day basis. Schedule will typically be 40 hrs/week (Monday–Friday), but work schedules may vary. Some weekend or holiday work may be required.
Demonstrated progress toward a B.S. in fisheries management (or related field) and experience with fish sampling methods. This position will require working in inclement weather for long periods of time. As such, the ability to maintain a positive attitude and uncompromising work ethic through uncomfortable conditions is very important. Applicants must be able to handle live and dead fish, hike long distances in rough terrain while carrying up to 50 lbs, stand/work in cold water for long periods of time, work underwater using snorkel equipment, and lift/carry up to 60 lbs. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.