Hatchery Fisheries Technician – Ahsahka, Idaho

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Ahsahka, Idaho
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Location: Clearwater Fish Hatchery, Ahsahka, ID Salary: $13.16 per hour Benefits: Benefitted 5 Month Position (40 hours per week not to exceed 1378 hours) Dates Needed: February 1st, 2021 - June 26th , 2021 START AND END DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND FLEXIBLE Responsibilities Work as part of the Clearwater Fish Production crew consisting of 12-20 people conducting various hatchery operations and projects. Assisting one of three fish culturists in the implementation of the day to day fish culture activities at the hatchery facility is the primary responsibility. Activities include but are not limited to; spawning of adult salmon and steelhead, egg and juvenile fish husbandry, implementing water and feed treatments, and other associated fish culture duties (cleaning and sweeping rearing containers, sample counts, weighing and feeding of fish feed, etc.). Work consists of a 30-40 hour work week, with some night and weekend work required.
Qualifications/Skills Needed College coursework toward BS degree in Fisheries, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study or equivalent knowledge that is typically gained through previous experience as a biological aide or fisheries data technician. Applicants should have some knowledge of; life history, anatomy, and ecology or various fish species; identifying various fish species; operating power tools and general maintenance and repair skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel as needed. Extended travel will be required at times to remote facilities for trapping, spawning, and hauling fish. This position involves standing and working in cold water for up to eight hours per shift; lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and working in extreme weather conditions. Successful applicants need to possess excellent independent decision making skills. To Apply ● Applicants must first register with the Idaho Department Of Labor https://labor.idaho.gov ● Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/application-temporary.pdf Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional of academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email(preferred) to: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov or by mail to: Idaho Department of Labor 416 Johnson Ave., Suite 12 Orofino, ID 83544-0391 Email: orofinomail@labor.idaho.gov Phone: (208) 476-5506 Fax: (208) 476-3471 Application Deadline: January 20th, 2021 or UNTIL FILLED *Incomplete job applications will not be considered *Applicant must be able to read, write, and compute simple math *Applicant must have a valid driver’s license *EEO/Vet Pref If a qualified applicant is found, this announcement may close before the listed closed date.
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Sage Hallenbeck
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