Job: Fish Culturist I

Title Fish Culturist I
Agency, Location Valdez Fisheries Development Assoc, AK
Categories Professional
Job # 10650
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 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.