The American Falls Fish Hatchery is seeking one (1) temporary Biological Aide (non-benefited) to assist in daily hatchery operations and fish transport during the 2022 Spring season. Ideal start date is 02/22/2022.
Incumbents must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in adverse weather condition, and able to operate UTVs. Onsite housing provided if necessary. Weekend & holiday rotation work required; work 40 hours per week.
Perform routine fish culture duties at a sport-fish production fish hatchery. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: weighing fish feed & feeding fish, cleaning rearing vessels, maintaining grounds & equipment, operating fish loading & transport equipment, stocking fish.
Applicants must be able to interact with the public in a professional and positive manner, work independently and with a team, and follow set protocols on hatchery operations. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Previous work experience and/or education in Aquaculture, Natural Resources or Biological Science preferred but not mandatory.
How to Apply:
Submit resume, 3 references, and a temporary application to:
Wyatt Tropea - IDFG
2974 Fish Hatchery Rd
American Falls, ID 83211
**Emailed applications preferred but not mandatory**
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.