The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery is seeking benefited Fisheries Techs. These positions are 8 month assignments, are benefited, and will work forty (40) hours a week. Work schedules are irregular and will include weekends and holidays.
Dates Needed: October 1, 2019 – June 1, 2019. START DATES and SCHEDULES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE. Multiple positions may be available
This position involves being a CREW LEADER for a crew of up to 5 people. 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. Dormitory style housing may be available.
With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbent must be able to perform routine fish rearing duties at an anadromous fish hatchery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Recording hatchery data, weighing fish feed and feeding fish; cleaning raceways; maintaining grounds and equipment; crowding and netting fish; loading and unloading trucks; Maintaining a partial reuse aquaculture system; and other associated tasks as assigned.
Demonstrated ability to handle responsibility, be a leader, and work independently. Course work in a Natural Resource/Biological Science is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Previous fish hatchery experience is 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 and have a valid driver’s license.