1/8/2019 to 2/1/2019
$10.35 per hour
2/4/2019 to 6/28/2019
About the position
The Nampa Fisheries Research Office seeks a Fisheries Biological Aide (non-benefitted) to assist with research studies involving creel surveys and fish tagging.
Applicants must be able to drive to survey sites and work weekends. With or without reasonable accommodations, applicants must be able to lift up to 50 lb., drive safely for multiple hours per shift, and work in adverse weather conditions. Housing is not provided, though camping gear will be provided if necessary. Incumbents will work a minimum of 40 hours per week. During creel surveys, the incumbent is required to work weekends.
Primary responsibilities are conducting creel census and angler interviews and assisting with data entry. Other potential tasks may include tagging fish for angler exploitation studies, backpack electrofishing.
At a minimum applicants should have some knowledge of life history, anatomy, and ecology of various fish species. The incumbent must have a valid driver's license. Enrollment in a Fisheries or related program is a plus. The ability to work well independently and with others, good handwriting, attention to detail, and professional conduct are all competitive qualities.
Open until filled