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Moscow, Idaho

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Research Support 2

(Fisheries Technicians)

Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Open for Recruitment:  July 24, 2013 - July 29, 2013
Announcement #:  24102077893
Pay Rate:  $8.00 - $12.00+DOE/Hour
Full or Part Time:  Full Time
Location: Moscow

This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.

Materials Required:
    Online Application
    Letter of Qualification
    Job References



The position will assist a graduate student collect data on Burbot population structure and dynamics in the Green River drainage, WY.  Specific duties will include using trap nets, trammel nets, and electrofishing to capture Burbot; measuring length and weights; tagging captured fish; removing otoliths, stomachs, and ovaries for diet, fecundity, and age and growth analysis.



Responsibility, % of Time, Essential/Marginal


Trap netting; trammel netting, electrofishing, processing fish by:  95% essential


Fish will be collected through the use of trap nets, trammel nets, and electrofishing.  Collected fish will be processed (i.e., length, weight, tag insertion) and released.


Contribute to team efforts by:  5% marginal 


Perform other duties as assigned.




         At least 18 years of age

         At least 3 months of work experience in the fisheries or aquatic science field of study.

         Ability to work long and irregular hours under adverse weather conditions while maintaining enthusiasm and positive attitude.

         Valid driver's license (must pass driving record check).

         Ability to follow directions and work independently without direct supervision.

         Good communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with agency personnel and the public.

         Ability to stay focused and alert while performing repetitive tasks; keep accurate and legible data records. Possess attention to detail.


  **Employment may be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background and/or driving investigation.**




         Experience working with Wyoming fishes

         Experience working in an educational setting

         Some educational background in fisheries science


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