Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) has seven (7) openings for Seasonal Assistants at Port Graham Hatchery. This is a remote site located in an Alaska village, accessible by air or water. Housing and food is available for those employees who do not live in Port Graham.
These positions are expected to start and end as follows:
Session 1: Two (2) Seasonal Assistants, July 9–October 12, 2018
Session 2: Five (5) Seasonal Assistants, August 20–October 1, 2018
These are full-time, temporary, non-exempt positions. Under the direction of the Hatchery Manager, the Seasonal Assistant position will assist with pink salmon broodstock collection, egg takes, and incubation as well as maintenance of the hatchery and its equipment.
Must be able to live in remote locations, work outdoors in inclement weather and in harmony with fellow employees, operate fishery and water quality sampling gear, and have a working knowledge of basic construction techniques. The use of hand tools, outboard motor and small skiff operation, and outdoor skills are required. Familiarity with sampling and data recording techniques is desirable. Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 lbs. Must be willing to work long hours. Current CPR and wilderness first aid certifications are 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.
Send your resume and cover letter to Mike McWaters at firstname.lastname@example.org
In your cover letter, specify the session or sessions (listed above) you wish to be considered for.