Fisheries Biological Aide

Location: 
Hayspur Fish Hatchery-Picabo,ID
Application Period: 
2/20/2019
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.60 per hour, No Benefits
Employment Dates: 
5/1/2019 to 9/18/2019

About the position

Responsibilities include routine fish culture practices at a Rainbow Trout Brood Stock hatchery, record keeping, chemical treatments, water flow and water quality monitoring, fish stocking, maintaining hatchery grounds, a public campground, and helping with other routine hatchery duties as required. Other duties include working on progressive projects requiring INAD’s (Investigative New Animal Drug), recirculating aquaculture systems, production of triploid trout eggs, process of providing mono sex populations of trout, and photo period manipulation to control spawning schedules.

General Information: 
Dormitory style housing may be available.
Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities include routine fish culture practices at a Rainbow Trout Brood Stock hatchery, record keeping, chemical treatments, water flow and water quality monitoring, fish stocking, maintaining hatchery grounds, a public campground, and helping with other routine hatchery duties as required. Other duties include working on progressive projects requiring INAD’s (Investigative New Animal Drug), recirculating aquaculture systems, production of triploid trout eggs, process of providing mono sex populations of trout, and photo period manipulation to control spawning schedules.
Qualifications: 
Previous work experience and/or education in Aquaculture, Natural Resources or Biological Science preferred but not mandatory. Individual must be able to work well in a team environment and independently as needed, handle responsibility, follow protocols effectively, be organized, and be extremely detail oriented. Requires some mechanical aptitude and experience/skills sufficient to operate hand tools, power tools, machinery, pumps and lawn care equipment. Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Applicant will be required to work in and around water. Irregular work schedules are frequent; weekend, holiday and evening work will be required. Applicants with hatchery knowledge and experience will be given preference.
How to Apply
  1. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  2. 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: Thomas Lindenmuth
    • 71 Hayspur Lane
    • Bellevue, ID 83313
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Thomas Lindenmuth
Phone: 
208-788-2847
Open until filled