Fisheries Technician (Salmon, ID)

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Salmon, ID
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$13.42/hr + benefits
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Last Date to Apply
The Salmon Region is seeking one (1), Fishery Technician (benefited) to assist with monitoring anadromous fisheries on the upper Salmon River. This unique area offers diverse recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing, biking, hiking, and whitewater rafting. The incumbent will average 36-40 hours per week, but the incumbent must be willing to accommodate a flexible schedule. Work days and shifts during fisheries will vary depending on specific needs. In between fisheries, work hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. During Dates Needed: March 1, 2022 through November 14, 2022; in between fisheries, the incumbent will need to work part-time (20 hrs per week) for approximately four weeks which will allow the position to extend into November. Part-time work can occur at any point during the months of May, August, and September. Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible for data management, supervising employees, and equipment maintenance during steelhead and salmon fisheries on the upper Salmon River. Additionally the incumbent will assist with employee training and angler interviews. In between fisheries, the incumbent will assist with season planning (hiring/scheduling/training), create fishery summary reports, retrieve and deploy water temperature data loggers, and help with other regional fisheries projects such as electrofishing and spawning ground surveys.
Applicants must be able to interact with the public in a professional and positive manner, work independently and as part of a team, drive for long periods of time under variable road conditions, and follow set protocols while accurately collecting and entering data. Applicants should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and safety conscious. Experience with Microsoft Office programs, mapping software, and GPS is a plus. It is preferred that applicants have a Bachelor's degree in fisheries, biology or another related field; or equivalent training and work experience. Candidates with course work, and/or previous experience will be given preference. Must possess a valid driver's license and be at least 18 years of age. How to Apply: Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1643512 at Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment ( Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to: Idaho Department of Fish and Game Attention: Brent Beller 99 Hwy 93 N Salmon, ID 83467 Additional Comments: EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date. Contact: Brent Beller Email: Phone: 208-756-2271
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