Fisheries Technician-Idaho

Agency
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Location
Bonners Ferry, ID
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
12.31/hr
Start Date
05/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
04/30/2017
Website
https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/47828
Description
Assist with multiple research projects aimed at restoring various fish populations in the Kootenai River in northern Idaho. Responsibilities include sampling for sturgeon with setlines and by angling, maintaining a passive array of sonic telemetry receivers, gillnetting for juvenile sturgeon, night boat electrofishing, and maintaining equipment and boats. Positions require trailering and operating boats and working outside in all weather conditions. Previous experience operating boats is preferred. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Positions are non-benefitted, 40 hours per week, not to exceed 1385 total hours. Housing may be available at little or no cost.
Qualifications
Applicants with or working toward a B.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field (or equivalent in training and experience) will be given preference. Position requires the ability to stand for 8-10 hours, work in extremely cold and wet weather conditions, and lift objects from the ground to chest height that weigh 50-100 pounds with or without accommodation. EEO/veteran’s preference employer.
Contact Person
Kevin McDonnell
Contact Phone
208-770-3779
Contact eMail
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