Fisheries Biological Aide – Trap Tender-Relief Summer Satellite Position

Location: 
Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID
Application Period: 
1/14/2019 to 5/4/2019
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.60 per hour. Non-Benefited.
Employment Dates: 
5/20/2019 to 10/18/2019

About the position

The Clearwater Fish Hatchery is seeking a temporary Fisheries Biological Aide Trap Tender Relief for our Powell satellite facility.  This position will work at the Powell facility and the hatchery.  Work schedules are irregular and will include weekends and holidays.

Dates Needed:  MAY 20, 2019 - OCTOBER 18, 2019.  START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE.

General Information: 
Work may involve prolonged standing in all weather conditions, field travel and staying at the Powell facility. Housing and food will be provided during the work shift at the satellite facility.
Responsibilities: 
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to perform routine fish duties at one of our summer satellites. Responsibilities include trapping adult Chinook Salmon brood stock, collect biological data, maintain grounds and equipment, crowding and netting fish, loading and unloading trucks, assist in the spawning of Chinook Salmon, and distributing rainbow trout. Work may involve prolonged standing in all weather conditions and occasional field travel.
Qualifications: 
Course work in Natural Resource/Biological Science strongly preferred but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience a plus but not required. Candidates with course work will be given preference. Must be at least18 years of age.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1154998 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:
    • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    • Attention: Joel Patterson
    • 118 Hatchery Roe Drive
    • Ahsahka, ID 83520
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Joel Patterson
Phone: 
(208) 476-3331
Fax: 
(208) 476-3548
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)