Job: Fishery Technician-Monitoring and Evaluation Program (Crew Leader)

Title Fishery Technician-Monitoring and Evaluation Program (Crew Leader)
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Categories Temporary
Job # 13176
Salary $12.41
Responsibilities

Dates Needed:

Mid-March 2019 – Mid- November 2019

Technician will lead 4 person electrofishing crew members in IDFG’s Lemhi Effectiveness Monitoring Program in Salmon, Idaho.  This project monitors fishery response to restoration efforts in the Lemhi River basin to understand the effectiveness of various habitat actions.

Primary duties include: backpack and barge electrofishing, PIT-tagging salmonids, and collecting biological data. Additional duties include: redd count surveys, operating rotary screw traps and bull trout weirs, and assisting with regional fisheries management projects.

Qualifications

It is preferred that applicants have a BS degree in fisheries (or related field), or equivalent in job experience and training. Applicants must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in close proximity with research collaborators, as well as alone with minimal supervision. Individuals with experience in the above fisheries techniques and salmonid identification will be given preference. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.

Ad Closing Date: February 19, 2019

Contact

[email protected]

 

Link https://idfg.idaho.gov/job/50346