Fisheries Research Data Technician – Salmon, Idaho

Agency
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Location
Salmon, ID
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15.50 per hour
Start Date
10/04/2022
Last Date to Apply
09/18/2022
Website
https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/121623
Description
The Salmon Region is seeking two (2) temporary Fisheries Research Data Technicians (non-benefited) to conduct angler creel surveys and assist other regional fisheries staff when directed during the fall 2022 steelhead fishery on the upper Salmon River. Employment Dates: 10/4/2022 - 11/30/2022; actual end date is flexible and depends on weather and river conditions in November and December. This is a temporary position, working up to 40 hours per week. Non-benefited and no housing is provided. General Information: Applicants with or without reasonable accommodations, must be able to traverse rocky, steep, stream banks carrying a variety of equipment, work independently, stand for long periods of time, safely drive for multiple hours per shift, work in adverse weather conditions, and handle harvested fish. Biological data will also be collected from harvested fish and then recorded using handheld computers. Work averages 40 hours per week and will include most weekends and holiday days. Days off will be Tuesday and Wednesday and a typical shift will run from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. This position involves contacting large numbers of anglers so good communication skills are required. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Responsibilities: Applicants with or without reasonable accommodations, must be able to traverse rocky, steep, stream banks carrying a variety of equipment, work independently, stand for long periods of time, safely drive for multiple hours per shift, work in adverse weather conditions, and handle harvested fish. Biological data will also be collected from harvested fish and then recorded using handheld computers. How to Apply: Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1816488 at https://labor.idaho.gov.) Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below) Submit a cover letter, a resume, two 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 Beller 99 HIGHWAY 93 N SALMON, ID 83467 Additional Comments: EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Qualifications
Applicants must be able to interact with the public in a professional and positive manner, work independently, and follow set protocols while accurately collecting data. Basic math skills and experience using computers are required. Applicants should have some knowledge of anadromous and resident fish species of Idaho, including identification. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Good handwriting a plus. Some college education in natural resources, biology, or related field is preferred, but not required to apply. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED.
Contact Person
Brent Beller
Contact Phone
(208) 756-2271
Contact eMail
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