Fisheries Technician: Idaho

Agency
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Location
Lewiston, Idaho
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
website
http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/about/employment/
Salary
$12.31/hr. No benefits provided
Start Date
02/23/2015
Last Date to Apply
01/30/2015
Description
A technician will work collecting telemetry data as part of a large-scale Steelhead radio-telemetry study in the lower Clearwater River drainage. Duties include, but are not limited to conducting mobile tracking surveys, downloading data from fixed telemetry stations, data entry, management, and validation, and interacting with the public. The technician will assist with other projects throughout the Clearwater region and complete additional duties on an as-needed basis. Starting dates flexible.
Qualifications
B.S. in Fisheries or related field, or equivalent experience and training. Ability to follow established protocols, work independently, and interact professionally with the public is required. Individuals with experience operating 4 x 4 vehicles and ATV’s and navigating by GPS may be given preference. A valid driving license is required. The work may involve conducting aerial surveys; therefore the successful candidate must be comfortable flying in small, fixed wing aircraft. The work schedule for this position will generally be Monday-Friday, but the schedule is variable and may include weekend work.

Submit a letter of interest, a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (IDFG website), a resume, and three professional or academic references by e-mail (preferred) to:
Jason Fortier
Senior Fisheries Technician
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
3316 16th St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
jason.fortier@idfg.idaho.gov

Please Note: We are hiring for multiple positions, so please specify what position you are applying for in your application packet. Housing is not provided for this position. EEO; Veteran's Pref. If a qualified applicant is found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact Person
Jason Fortier
Contact Phone
208-799-5010
Contact eMail
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