Magic Valley Fisheries Technician, Idaho

Agency
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Location
Jerome
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
13.78/hr
Start Date
04/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/14/2021
Website
https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/79786
Description
The Magic Valley Regional Office is seeking a Fisheries Technician to assist the fisheries management program with field sampling and data collection in Jerome, Idaho. The objective of this program is to create, enhance, and maintain high quality recreational fishing opportunity throughout the region. This position will involve mountain lake surveys, boat/backpack electro-fishing, hatchery/wild fish tagging, conducting creel surveys, and monitoring fish populations. The Magic Valley Region offers a vast array of recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing, biking, hiking, base jumping, kayaking, golfing, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting.
Qualifications
It is preferred that applicants have a bachelor's degree in fisheries management, ecology, environmental studies, or a related field; or equivalent in training and experience. The ability to maintain a positive attitude and an uncompromising work ethic through uncomfortable conditions is very important. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.
Contact Person
Joe Thiessen
Contact eMail
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