Fisheries Technician-Idaho

Agency
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Location
Hayspur Fish Hatchery
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.50/Hour
Start Date
04/09/2018
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2018
Website
https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/47484
Description
Responsibilities include routine fish culture practices at a Rainbow Trout Brood Stock hatchery, record keeping, chemical treatments, water flow and quality monitoring, maintaining hatchery grounds, a public campground, and helping with other routine hatchery duties as required. Other duties include working on progressive projects requiring INAD’s (Investigative New Animal Drug), recirculating aquaculture systems, production of triploid trout eggs, process of providing mono sex populations of trout, and photoperiod manipulation to control spawning schedules
Qualifications
Previous work experience and/or education in Aquaculture, Natural Resources or Biological Science preferred but not mandatory. Individual must be able to work well in a team environment and independently as needed, handle responsibility, follow protocols effectively, be organized, and be extremely detail oriented. Requires some mechanical aptitude and experience/skills sufficient to operate hand tools, power tools, machinery, pumps, and lawn care equipment. Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Applicant will be required to work in and around water. Irregular work schedules are frequent; weekend, holiday and evening work will be required. Applicants with hatchery knowledge and experience will be given preference.
Contact Person
Kevin Kincaid
Contact Phone
208-788-2847
Contact eMail
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