Fisheries Technician I-Hatchery, Tutka Bay Lagoon Hatchery

Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association
Near Homer, AK
Job Category
$13.00 per hour, overtime eligible
Last Date to Apply
Closing date: May 22, 2023 Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) has one (1) opening for a Fisheries Technician I-Hatchery working at Tutka Bay Lagoon Hatchery. This is an immediate hire to work no later than October 31, 2023. This hatchery is located remotely in Tutka Bay Lagoon, near Homer, Alaska. The successful candidate is responsible for all travel costs associated with getting to and from Kenai, Alaska, at the beginning and end of the hiring period. If flying, CIAA recommends purchasing flexible tickets because length of employment is dependent upon the task assigned and the fish population dynamics. Job description: This is a full-time, temporary, non-exempt position working under the direction of an Assistant Hatchery Manager to assist CIAA in completing salmon enhancement projects in a safe, professional, and cost effective manner. This position performs a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to: • Performs a variety of hatchery duties in the areas of egg take, incubation, rearing, and harvest. • Operates tools, off-road vehicles, boats, outboard motors, sampling gear, and other equipment. • Assists with all hatchery related tasks and activities as directed. • Required to live on site for up to nine months. • Maintains accurate and legible records of field observations.
Must be able to live in remote locations, work outdoors in inclement weather and in harmony with fellow employees, operate fishery and water quality sampling gear, and have a working knowledge of basic construction techniques. The use of hand tools, outboard motor and small skiff operation, and outdoor skills are required. Have a willingness to do any chore necessary working within the hatchery environment. Sound physical fitness is necessary due to the physical component of project work, i.e., ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 lbs and/or regularly hike ½ mile over varied terrain. Current CPR and First Aid certifications are required. Employees living in communal housing must demonstrate the ability to live and work cooperatively and maintain cleanliness. If you believe you meet the qualifications and you are looking for a fun, challenging, and rewarding job in a stunning location in Alaska, then CIAA encourages you to apply. CIAA is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Person
Riley Waterman
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