About the position
JOB DESCRIPTION: This is great opportunity for weekend work during the school year. The IDFG Smolt Monitoring Project uses large fish traps to collect data on salmon and steelhead trout migration. One trap is located on the Snake River near Lewiston and one is located on the Salmon River near White Bird. Incumbent will mainly work in Lewiston but may also be required to assist at the White Bird trap.
DATE(S) NEEDED: Dependent upon river conditions and fish numbers. Approximately March 9, 2019 through May 2019, with possible extension (not to exceed 400 hours). Approximately 16-20 hours per week. Weekends only during the school year.
Useful Skills: Some knowledge of anadromous fishes, computers, mechanics, chain saws, power boat operation, the ability to work independently, have a high level of attention to detail, ability to work in extreme weather conditions, and handle live fish.