Job: Fish Culturist I
|Title||Fish Culturist I|
|Agency, Location||Valdez Fisheries Development Assoc, AK|
|Salary||Starting annual salary range is $56,547.59 DOE.|
|End Date||Until Filled|
Valdez Fisheries Development Assoc, AK Solomon Gulch Hatchery, Valdez AK
The Solomon Gulch Hatchery is a modern, large production facility, culturing 230 million Pink salmon eggs, and 2 million Coho salmon eggs. The hatchery is located 10 miles from Valdez on the state road system.
A full-time, 12 month, exempt position. Under the supervision of the Hatchery Manager, a Fish Culturist assists in development and implementation of hatchery goals. They will have a hands-on supervisory role over seasonal employees and carrying out the tasks as assigned by the Hatchery Manager. Operational duties include incubation, salt and freshwater rearing, egg-takes, harvest, sampling, data gathering and otolith marking. See www.valdezfisheries.org for more information.
B.S. degree in fisheries or related field and least two years in-depth salmon culture experience. Four years directly related experience may be substituted for the education requirement.