Dates Needed: August 2017 – Negotiable
Application Period: June 30 23, 2017 – July 23 10, 2017
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with multiple research projects aimed at restoring various fish populations in the Kootenai River in northern Idaho. Responsibilities may include hoop net sampling for adult Burbot, PIT tagging Burbot, collecting genetic samples, installation and maintenance of remote PIT tag arrays in tributaries to the Kootenai River, sampling for sturgeon with set lines and by angling, maintaining a passive array of sonic telemetry receivers, gill netting for juvenile sturgeon, night boat electro fishing, and maintaining equipment and boats. Positions require trailring and operating boats and working outside in all weather conditions.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Positions are non-benefited, 40 hours per week, not to exceed 1385 total hours. Housing may be available at little or no cost.
How to Apply
Submit a resume, completed Application for Temporary Employment form (link at the bottom of the official announcement) and three professional or academic references by e-mail (preferred) or mail to:
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
2885 W. Kathleen Ave.
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Applicant MUST register with the Idaho Department of Labor (reference job number (956593). This can be done at:
Department of Labor
Bonners Ferry Job Service
6541 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Applicants with or working toward a B.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field (or equivalent in training and experience) will be given preference. Position requires the ability to stand for 8-10 hours, work in extremely cold and wet weather conditions, and lift objects from the ground to chest height that weigh 50-100 pounds with or without accommodation. EEO/veteran’s preference employer.