Campground Host/Tour Guide Hayspur Hatchery (4 Months)

Location: 
Hayspur Fish Hatchery, Bellevue
Application Period: 
3/25/2020
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$10.80 per hour
Employment Dates: 
5/4/2020

About the position

The Hayspur Fish Hatchery, located only 30 miles from Sun Valley (Idaho), is seeking a temporary Campground host and Tour guide(non-benefited). You will be the first point of contact when visitors arrive. As time allows you will also be able to assist with spawning and rearing of Rainbow Trout. Join the exciting Idaho Fish & Game Fisheries team.

General Information: 
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbents must be able to stand and work in and around water for up to five hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 60 pounds; and working in extreme weather conditions.

Normal work hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (5 days per week), but irregular work hours are frequent and may include weekends and holidays.

Dormitory style housing is available free of charge.
Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities include being a campground host of a public campground and hatchery tour guide. Campground host duties include checking in visitors, campground checks, lawn care, tree and brush trimming, maintaining public restrooms, and irrigating around fishing access pond. Tour guide duties include giving tours to visitors and school groups about facility operations and programs.
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. 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.https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/application-temporary.pdf

2. E-mail (preferred) or mail a cover letter, resume, three references, and completed application for temporary employment to:

Thomas Lindenmuth

Fish Hatchery Assistant Manager

71 Hayspur Lane

Bellevue, ID 83313

Thomas.lindenmuth@idfg.idaho.gov

208-788-2847

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