Job: Fisheries Technician 3

Title Fisheries Technician 3
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Categories Temporary
Job # 13147
Salary $12.41 per hour

Dates Needed: Mid-May – Mid-October 2019, but dates flexible

The Anadromous Fish Screen and Habitat Program in Salmon, Idaho is seeking a 5-month Fisheries Technician (non-benefited) to assist in running a fisheries monitoring and evaluation crew. Position will assist in monitoring the abundance, distribution, and habitat use of salmonids. This position will lead a field crew of 3 people during the summer field season. Primary duties include: stream electrofishing, snorkeling, recording data, spawning ground surveys, operating and maintaining PIT Tag detection systems, operating a weir for a Bull Trout research project, and maintaining all field equipment.


Minimum of two years completed pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, biology or other closely related field; or equivalent training and work experience.  Individuals with experience in the above fisheries techniques and salmonid identification will be given preference.  Experience with Microsoft applications, using topographical maps/software and GPS is a plus. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.

Ad Closing Date: March 12, 2019


Demitra Blythe/[email protected]