Job: Fisheries Technician – Salmon Region Resident Fish Crew (Crew Leader)

Title Fisheries Technician – Salmon Region Resident Fish Crew (Crew Leader)
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Categories Temporary
Job # 13150
Salary $12.41 per hour

Dates Needed:

April 2019 through November 2019

Technician will lead a 3 person crew to conduct fishery management surveys in various water bodies throughout the region and manage associated sampling data. Incumbents should be comfortable and confident leading a crew in the use of common fish sampling techniques including boat and backpack electrofishing, fish tagging equipment, acoustic and radio telemetry, and using a variety of netting equipment (e.g. gill nets and trap nets).  Incumbents should also be comfortable using power boats.


It is preferred that applicants have 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.  Proficient in Microsoft applications and experience with using topographical maps/software and GPS is a plus.  Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

Ad Closing Date: Until Filled


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