About the position
Fisheries Biological Aide (4 positions available)
Location: Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID
Salary: $10.95 per hour. Non-benefitted, 40 hours per week
Dates Needed: MAY 23rd, 2021 – OCTOBER 17th, 2021 START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbent must be able to perform routine fish rearing duties at anadromous species fish hatchery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: weighing fish feed and feeding fish; cleaning raceways; maintaining grounds and equipment; crowding and netting fish; loading and unloading trucks; assisting in the spawning of steelhead and Chinook Salmon; distributing Rainbow Trout.
Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations for fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water and for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; and working in extreme weather conditions.
Demonstrated ability to handle responsibility and work independently. Course work in a Natural Resource/Biological Science is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience is a plus, but not required. Candidates with course work and/or previous experience will be given preference. Must be at least 18 years of age. Dormitory style housing is available on station free of charge.