Seasonal Assistant(s)-Alaska

Agency
Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association
Location
Kenai, AK
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$13/hour (overtime eligible)
Start Date
05/09/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/18/2018
Website
http://ciaanet.org/
Description
These are full-time, temporary, non-exempt positions working under the direction of the Biologist. • Session 1: Tustumena Lake smolt enumeration and Delight Lake adult monitoring o Two (2) Seasonal Assistants, May 9–August 3 o This two-person crew will start the season at Kasilof River (Tustumena Lake) monitoring the outmigration of salmon smolt using an inclined plane trap. Smolt are identified to species and sampled for a variety of biological data (familiarity with AWL procedures is a plus). Often requires staff to work nights. o This crew will then move to Delight Lake, a remote location, to monitor the adult salmon return and take samples. • Session 3: Whiskey/Hewitt Lakes northern pike harvest o One (1) Seasonal Assistants, May 9–September 14 o This Seasonal Assistant position will work with an intern under a grant-funded project to harvest invasive northern pike from Whiskey/Hewitt Lakes in the Susistna watershed.
Qualifications
Candidates must have or be working toward, a degree in natural sciences or a closely-related field and have a current wilderness first Aid/CPR certification. Candidates need to be able to self motivate and communicate clearly with other staff and members of the public. Candidates must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. and safely walk in fast moving water. Candidates should have the ability to live and work outdoors safely and experience in small boat operation is required. If you believe you meet the qualifications and you are looking for a fun, challenging, and rewarding job in a stunning location in Alaska, then CIAA encourages you to apply. CIAA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants may direct questions and/or submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Andy Wizik awizik@ciaanet.org or 907-283-5761
Contact Person
Andy Wizik
Contact eMail
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