Avista seeks Fisheries Technician (Clark Fork or Coeur d'Alene, ID)

Job Link: https://rn12.ultipro.com/AVI1000/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*9D07895540E91A60

Posted Title: Fisheries Technician

Company/Division: Avista

Salary: $13 - $14.90 DOE

Requisition Number: 18-0085

Closing Date: 05/18/18

Location: Cabinet Gorge ID Gen St Clark Fork; possibly Coeur d'Alene, ID

Job Description:

The primary duties of this position are to closely assist Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists with the summarization and analysis of existing technical fisheries data and draft technical reports using Microsoft Word and Excel software. Secondarily, the person in this position will assist with various fieldwork duties including conducting angler surveys, sampling fish using various gear types, tagging fish, estimating age of fish, and other field duties as assigned. This position is intended to have a two year employment period. Benefits will be included.

To Apply: Please complete an online application and attach your cover letter and resume.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test.


Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. A Bachelor’s of Science degree in fisheries or related field along with some experience in natural resources field related activities is preferred. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, able to work independently at times, and have good attention to detail. This position requires a strong working knowledge of word processing, data manipulation, and graphing. In addition, the applicant must have the ability to work with minimal supervision, keep accurate records, adapt to varying work schedules, perform moderate to strenuous physical labor, and work outside in a variety of weather conditions. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.