Seasonal Assistant – Alaska

Agency
Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association
Location
Hidden Creek, in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$13.00 plus overtime
Start Date
08/02/2017
Last Date to Apply
08/31/2017
Website
http://www.ciaanet.org
Description
CIAA has two openings for Seasonal Assistants for the Hidden Creek Adult Salmon Enumeration project. This site is located in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and is accessible by road. The location of hire will be the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association headquarters building in Kenai, Alaska. CIAA will provide travel from Kenai to Hidden Creek, as well as a shared (two people) travel trailer for housing, and food for the length of employment. These positions are expected to start as soon as possible and end September 15, 2017. Length of employment is dependent upon fish returns. If fish are less than predicted, length of employment may be shortened. Job description: These are full-time, temporary, non-exempt positions. Under the direction of the Special Projects Manager, the Seasonal Assistant position will assist with sockeye salmon enumeration and AWL sampling, as well as maintenance of the weir and camp equipment. Compensation: $13.00 per hour, overtime eligible. If you believe you meet the qualifications above, and you are looking for a fun, challenging, and rewarding job in a stunning location in Alaska, then CIAA encourages you to apply. CIAA is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications
Must be able to live in remote locations, work outdoors in inclement weather and in harmony with fellow employees, operate fishery sampling gear, and have a knowledge of salmon identification. The use of hand tools, and outdoor skills are required. Familiarity with sampling and data recording techniques is desirable. Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 lbs. Must be willing to work long hours. Current CPR and first aid certifications are required.
Contact Person
Andy Wizik or Rodney Hobby
Contact Phone
907-283-5761
Contact eMail
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