Perform routine fish rearing duties at anadromous species fish hatchery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: weighing fish feed and feeding fish; cleaning raceways; maintaining grounds and equipment; crowding and netting fish; loading and unloading trucks; assisting in the spawning of steelhead and Chinook Salmon; distributing rainbow trout.
Extended travel will be required at times to remote locations for fish sampling operations. This position involves standing and working in cold water and for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; and working in extreme weather conditions.
Demonstrated ability to handle responsibility and work independently. Course work in a Natural Resource/Biological Science is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience a plus, but not required. Candidates with course work and/or previous experience will be given preference. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Mail, fax, or email the following:
• Cover letter
• IDFG temporary application form
• three most recent work references with contact names and phone numbers to:
Orofino Job Service
410 Johnson Ave
PO Box 391
Orofino, ID 83544-0391
Phone: (208) 476-5506
Fax: (208) 476-3471
*Incomplete job applications will not be considered*
*Applicant must be able to read, write, and compute simple math*
*Applicant must have a valid driver’s license*
If a qualified applicant is found, this announcement may close before the listed closed date.
AUGUST 14, 2017 – NOVEMBER 30, 2017. THE START DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE.