Fisheries Biological Aide - McCall Snorkel Crew (6 positions)

Location: 
McCall
Application Period: 
1/4/2019
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.35 per hour
Employment Dates: 
5/28/2019 to 8/16/2019

About the position

McCall Region is hiring six (6) Fisheries Biological Aides (non-benefited) to work on the snorkel crew.

General Information: 
Employee will be a member of a six person crew plus a crew leader to conduct fish and habitat surveys in streams by snorkeling. Crew will also conduct creel surveys. Crew will camp in remote locations during field work. Position will be based out of McCall, where camping accommodations will be available when off duty or working locally.
Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities Include: Work as a member of a six person crew, led by a crew leader, to conduct fish and habitat surveys in back-country streams. Surveys are conducted primarily by snorkeling. Secondary duties include conducting angler surveys (creel surveys). Crew typically works eight 10-hour days followed by six days off duty, with some variability in that schedule. Crew will camp in remote locations during field work. All specialized equipment and camping gear are provided by employer. Meals and camping equipment provided when on duty away from McCall.
Qualifications: 
Qualifications/Skills Needed: 1 year college in fisheries, biology, or related field; or equivalent in training and experience. Employee must have the ability to work in adverse weather, handle live and dead fish, and carry a 40 lb. pack for several miles, with or without reasonable accommodations. Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1152612 at https://labor.idaho.gov.)
  2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  3. 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:
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date. Some flexibility with position end date may be possible for returning college students.
Contact: 
Josh Poole
Phone: 
2086348137
Open until filled