Job: Fisheries Technician (Screw Traps – 2 positions available)

Title Fisheries Technician (Screw Traps – 2 positions available)
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Categories Temporary
Job # 13757
Salary $12.78/hour

The Fishery Technicians are primarily responsible for operating and maintaining two rotary screw traps. Duties include PIT tagging juvenile salmonids, collecting biological data, and entering and managing data in a series of databases. Other responsibilities will include snorkeling surveys, habitat surveys, alpine lake surveys (gillnetting/angling), electrofishing, spawning ground surveys, and equipment maintenance. There is also opportunity to be involved in report writing.


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: 02/19/2020


Conor McClure


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