Temporary Fish Culturist

Agency
Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association
Location
Neets Bay Hatchery
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$13.00
Start Date
07/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
07/01/2018
Website
http://www.ssraa.org
Description
The Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRAA) has an opening for 1 Temporary Fish Culturist at the Neets Bay Hatchery. The position has an approximate start date of July 1st and ends mid to late October. The Neets Bay Hatchery is a large, remote, three species salmon hatchery located approximately 30 air miles North of Ketchikan, Alaska. There are approximately 170 million Chum, 4.3 million Coho, and 750,000 Chinook salmon cultured at the Neets Bay facility.
Qualifications
Temporary Fish Culturists will perform all duties associated with saltwater/freshwater rearing and outmigration of Chum fry, Coho and Chinook smolt; chum eggtake; and all aspects of salmon egg incubation. Other duties will include on site cleanup and maintenance. Applicants must be capable of lifting 50lbs repeatedly and be tolerant of foul weather and long work day/weeks. The position requires living on site in a furnished bunkhouse. Provided benefits include but are not limited to: weekly mail and supply flights, telephone, satellite internet, satellite tv and food allowance. Recreational opportunities include hiking, boating, fishing and hunting as time allows. Starting pay is $13.00/hr or greater depending on experience. SSRAA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants may either send or email a cover letter and resume to the addresses provided below. Closing Date – January 15th 2018 For more information contact: Craig Parry, Manager Neets Bay Hatchery Tel. (907) 617-1018 or (907)-247-8790 Email – neetsbay@ssraa.org 14 Borch Street Ketchikan, AK 99901
Contact Person
Craig Parry
Contact Phone
9072478790
Contact eMail
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