Job: Fish Culturist I

Title Fish Culturist I
Agency, Location Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association
Categories Permanent
Job # 9884
Salary Full time, overtime eligible, on-site housing provided. $18.50/hr beginning wage, DOE. Generous benefits include group health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off, & paid holidays. Excellent outdoor recreational opportunities.
Start Date 3/1 or before
Responsibilities

Kitoi Bay Hatchery, Kodiak, Alaska. Remote 25 miles north, accessible by float plane or boat only.

This position works under the direct supervision of the Hatchery Manager or Assistant Manager. Responsible for overseeing, assisting and participating in all aspects of hatchery operations. This is a blue collar hands-on position requiring significant field work. Assists with incubation, outmigration, rearing, eggtake, juvenile transfers, lake rearing and smolt work, lake limnology, adult sampling and salmon scale collection. Must possess strong supervisory skills.

Position closes- ASAP and no later than March 1, 2013

Qualifications

Associates degree in aquaculture, fisheries or related, with minimum 1 year experience at a Pacific salmon hatchery or aquaculture facility. Experience may be substituted for education. Work history should show related prior experience with increasing levels of responsibility, with favorable employer evaluations regarding experience, skills, aptitude and attitude.

Contact

Send resume/references or request full position description, to Tina, kraa.fairbanks@gci.net AND Drew, kitoi@gci.net. Call 888-486-6555. Or Alaska Job Service at below link.

Link http://alexsys.labor.state.ak.us