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.
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.