The Salmon Region is seeking five (5) Fisheries Research Data Technicians (non-benefited) to conduct angler creel surveys during the 2018 upper Salmon River spring Chinook Salmon fishery.
Incumbents will work 40 hours per week. Each day will have two shifts. The morning shift runs from 6:00am to 2:00pm and the afternoon shift runs from 2:00pm to 10:00pm. The shift requires incumbents to work both weekend days with two weekdays off.
Incumbents must be able to stand for long periods of time, hike over rough and rugged terrain, safely drive for multiple hours per shift, and work in adverse weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Collect and record Chinook Salmon harvest and effort data from anglers, collect biological samples, and assist with data entry if needed.
Applicants must be able to interact with the public in a professional and positive manner, work independently, drive for long periods of time under variable road conditions, and follow set protocols while accurately collecting data. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Good handwriting is a plus. Education leading toward a B.S. or equivalent in fisheries, wildlife management, biology, or other natural resources related field is preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license.
How to Apply
1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1050658 ) at https://labor.idaho.gov.
2. Complete an IDFG application for temporary employment (see link below).
3. Submit a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG application for temporary employment (preferably by email) to:
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
99 HWY 93 N
Salmon, ID 83467
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.