Fish and Wildlife Technician 2

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Cordova, AK
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$19.65 Hourly
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This Fish and Wildlife Technician 2 works on the Coghill River Weir in western Prince William Sound and monitors annual escapement of salmon returning to Coghill Lake via resistance board weir. This position lives in a remote field camp accessed by float plane and works on a two person crew. Primary duties include counting salmon passing through a weir and collecting sockeye salmon scales for age determination as well as recording sex and length data. This position is staffed annually from June 1 to July 31 and housing in Cordova is available in a shared bunkhouse before departure to the field and upon return.
1. Experience collecting environmental and other scientific data 2. Experience deploying and operating fish weirs 3. Experience identifying freshwater and anadromous fish species indigenous to Alaska, and collecting age-sex-length data from adult salmon 4. Experience living or working in remote field camps 5. Experience operating and maintaining outboard motors and boats
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Matthew Olson
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