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
Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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

Contact

Conor McClure

208-756-2271

[email protected]

Link https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/60762