Job: Hatchery Manager

Title Hatchery Manager
Agency, Location Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association, Alaska
Categories Permanent
Job # 10646
Salary $56,940–$74,367 (starting salary is negotiable, depending on experience). Benefits include health insurance (5% co-pay), HSA, employee 403(b) plan, vacation, and medical leave. CIAA will provide housing. As part of the renovations, a 3-bedroom duplex will be constructed. Construction is expected to take one year. In the interim, a furnished one-bedroom apartment will be provided as temporary accommodation. CIAA will also pay for heating fuel.
End Date Until filled.

Hatchery Manager:

CIAA recently acquired the Port Graham Hatchery. This 125 million green egg pink salmon hatchery is undergoing a $2.0 million renovation to update and improve operations. CIAA is looking for a Hatchery Manager to join its team to assist with staffing, and preparing the facility for the collection of pink salmon eggs this summer. Once renovations are complete, the Hatchery Manager will be responsible for fish culture and maintenance operations at the facility. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the preparation of the annual hatchery budget and development of hatchery reports and management plans. The Hatchery Manager supervises two full-time staff and up to twelve seasonal positions.


Three years experience as a Hatchery Manager, Assistant Hatchery Manager or in a similar supervisory position, and five years experience working with pink salmon. Must have excellent organization, time management, communication, and planning skills. Previous supervisory experience is required. Must be skilled at working with boats and comfortable working in a remote location. This is an unique position for the successful applicant to help build a hatchery program from the ground level up.


Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to email address listed below.

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CIAA’s current medical insurance plan may change due to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act