About the position:
The Salmon Region is seeking two (2), temporary Fisheries Research Data Technicians (non-benefited) to conduct angler creel surveys during the spring 2021 steelhead fishery from Corn Creek to Stanley, Idaho.
Actual starting date for employment is dependent on river and weather conditions. Employment would start by March 3, 2021 at the latest. Incumbents will average between 32- 40 hours per week. Work hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday with Mondays and Tuesdays off. The shift requires incumbents to work both weekend days.
Incumbents must be able to stand for long periods of time, hike over rough and rugged terrain, safely drive on variable road conditions for multiple hours per shift, and work in adverse weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodations. Depending on work area, housing and food may be provided.
Conduct angler interviews to collect angler effort and steelhead harvest data using electronic data recorders. Additionally, collect biological samples from harvested steelhead and assist with data entry as needed.
How to Apply:
1)Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1396903 at https://labor.idaho.gov.)
2)Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (URL: https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs/application-temporary)
3)Submit a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Attention: Brent Beller
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.
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. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Fisheries related experience and education is helpful but not required. Must possess a valid driver's license.