Fish Job from Avista Corporation

Job Close Date: 
July 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

Natural Resource Technician-Noxon

Salary: $16.27 -19.18 / HR, DOQ (non-bargaining unit position)
Location: Noxon
Closing: Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Responsibilities and/or Key Result Areas
Gathers and maintains technical data related to fisheries research. Will assist with various trapping (i.e. weirs, rotary screw traps, and fish ladders) and tagging (i.e. passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags, radio tags) of fish. Will also assist with radio telemetry or data downloads, stream and boat electrofishing, reservoir netting and other field duties as assigned. Will enter and compile data using spreadsheet (Excel and Access) and word processing computer software. Will be responsible for data management and summarizing this data in a written draft for annual report(s). Knowledge and/or desire to learn about aquatic invasive species (ANS) and potential control measures as it relates to the Clark Fork Project. Participates on the Sanders County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force.

Minimum Requirements
Motivated. Self Starter. Good written and oral communication skills. Solid organization skills. Typically requires one to three years of experience in natural resources field related activities. Bachelors of Science degree in natural resources field required. Basic knowledge of natural resource management principles and how those principles relate across many fields (fisheries, aquatic, soil, timber, cultural). Position requires ability to work with minimal supervision, effectively manage multiple tasks, keep accurate records, competent with spreadsheet and word-processing software, adapt to unusual work schedules, perform moderate to strenuous physical labor, a working familiarity with outboard motor boats and trailering, and working outside in a variety of weather conditions. Must possess a valid driver's license.

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