Hatchery Fisheries Technician

Location: 
Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID
Application Period: 
12/17/2020 to 2/1/2021
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$13.16 per hour
Employment Dates: 
2/15/2021

About the position

Benefits: Benefitted year round (30 hours per week)

Dates Needed:  FEBRUARY 15, 2021  START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE

 Responsibilities

Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting various hatchery operations and projects. Primary responsibilities include assisting fish culturist in the implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility. Activities include but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry, implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required. Some duties may require extended stays overnight in remote locations.

Qualifications/Skills Needed

College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel as needed.

Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions. Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent-making skills.

Benefits: Benefitted year round (30 hours per week)

Dates Needed:  FEBRUARY 15, 2021  START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE

 Responsibilities

Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting various hatchery operations and projects. Primary responsibilities include assisting fish culturist in the implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility. Activities include but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry, implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required. Some duties may require extended stays overnight in remote locations.

Qualifications/Skills Needed

College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel as needed.

Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions. Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent-making skills.

General Information: 
Idaho Fish & Game
Hatchery Fisheries Technician
Location: Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID
Salary: $12.78 per hour
Benefits: Benefitted year round (30 hours per week)
Dates Needed: FEBRUARY 15, 2021 START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE
Responsibilities: 
Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting various hatchery operations and projects. Primary responsibilities include assisting fish culturist in the implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility. Activities include but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry, implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required. Some duties may require extended stays overnight in remote locations.
Qualifications: 
College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel as needed.
Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions. Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent-making skills.
How to Apply

Idaho Department of Labor

416 Johnson Ave., Suite 12

Orofino, ID  83544-0391

Email: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov

Phone: (208) 476-5506

Fax: (208) 476-3471

Application Deadline:  FEBRUARY 1, 2021 or UNTIL FILLED

*Incomplete job applications will not be considered

*Applicant must be able to read, write, and compute simple math

*Applicant must have a valid driver’s license

*EEO/Vet Pref

If a qualified applicant is found, this announcement may close before the listed closed date

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Sage Hallenbeck
Phone: 
2084763331
Open until filled