Fisheries Technician 1; Kodiak, Alaska

Agency
Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association
Location
Afognak Island, Kodiak, AK
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$13.50/hr + room & board
Start Date
07/28/2022
Last Date to Apply
08/11/2022
Website
https://kraa.org/
Description
Get away from the hustle and bustle and join us in our beautiful remote location on Afognak Island, Kodiak, AK. Gain hands on experience with four different species of Pacific salmon (pink, chum, coho, sockeye) and learn how Alaskan hatcheries operate and the role they play in Alaskan fisheries. Duties include a variety of remote salmon hatchery tasks relating to adult salmon handling and egg collection, incubation and egg care, brood collection, cost recovery, and general facility upkeep. Please call if you want to find out more!
Qualifications
An interest or experience in fisheries, biology or related field. Maintenance or boat operation experience is desirable but not required. Employees must be physically fit and capable of lifting and carrying 50 pounds for distances of up to 100 yards. This is a blue-collar type of position and can be labor intensive. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions, work cooperatively in groups, or individually with little supervision. Must be capable of living in a remote setting with limited amenities. Must enjoy the outdoors! Please send resume and cover letter with three work references to: Mike Wachter, Kitoi Bay Hatchery Manager. Email: kitoi@gci.net or call (229) 234-9413 ext. 1 for more information.
Contact Person
Michael Wachter
Contact Phone
2292349413
Contact eMail
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