Fish Hatchery Technician – Ruby Valley, Nevada

Agency
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Location
Ruby Valley, NV
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
17.62/hr for Tech 1 and 19.13/hr for Tech 2
Last Date to Apply
12/03/2021
Description
Fish Hatchery Technicians care for fish and adjust feed levels; keep accurate feed and population records; maintain and clean troughs, tanks, ponds, raceways, traps, holding pens and launders; maintain screens, water sources and aeration devices. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Position is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Gallagher Fish Hatchery, including all aspects of fish culture from care of the reared fish to maintenance of the facility and grounds as well as delivering fish to stocked waters. Gallagher is located in Ruby Valley south of Elko. The successful candidate will be required to reside in Department housing at the Gallagher Fish Hatchery. A deduction of $50 for the current rent amount is taken from the employee's paycheck every two weeks. A refundable $500.00 cleaning/damage deposit will be required at the date of hire or by payroll deduction. This position is being recruited at both the Fish Hatchery Technician 1 and 2 levels. Position may be filled at either level. To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0// Gallagher Fish Hatchery is on the Ruby Valley National Wildlife Refuge in remote Nevada. There is great fishing and hunting in the area. Elko is the closest town which is about a 1.25 hour drive.
Qualifications
Fish Hatchery Technician 1 - Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience in building trades and maintenance of mechanical equipment; OR one year of experience in caring for fish such as adjusting fish feed levels; keeping accurate feed and population records; maintaining and cleaning troughs, tanks, ponds, raceways, traps, holding pens and launders; and/or maintaining screens, water sources and aeration devices at a fish hatchery; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Apply - https://careers.nv.gov/job/RUBY-VALLEY-FISH-HATCHERY-TECHNICIAN-1-Gallagher-Hatchery-NEVA-89833/814743900/ Fish Hatchery Technician 2 - Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience in building trades and maintenance of mechanical equipment, two years of which were caring for fish such as adjusting fish feed levels; keeping accurate feed and population records; maintaining and cleaning troughs, tanks, ponds, raceways, traps, holding pens and launders; and/or maintaining screens, water sources and aeration devices at a fish hatchery; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Fish Hatchery Technician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Apply - https://careers.nv.gov/job/RUBY-VALLEY-FISH-HATCHERY-TECHNICIAN-2-Gallagher-Hatchery-NEVA-89833/814743300/ Fish Hatchery Technician 1 is a training position and automatically promotes to Fish Hatchery Technician 2 after successful probationary period.
Contact Person
Kristin Bowling
Contact eMail
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