Nez Perce Tribe seeks Fisheries Technician(s)

Job Close Date: 
February 23, 2015 - 5:00pm

Agency /location: Nez Perce Tribe Department of Fisheries Resources Management Joseph, Oregon. Full- Time Regular Position

Position Advertisement: The Department of Fisheries Resource Management-Research is recruiting for full-time regular position: FISHERIES TECHNICIAN(S) II- HR-15-102. This full time (year round) position is responsible for assigned duties relating to assistance in the collection, compilation, technical applications of field work that pertain to fisheries and other natural resources. Duties include installing and maintaining juvenile and adult traps, handling, marking, identifying, and tagging fish, conducting redd surveys, entering field data into a computer, maintaining field sites and equipment, supervising personnel, and other related duties as assigned. This position requires living in a remote field location for 8 days per shift (housing in the field is provided). Must be mechanically inclined and have good computer skills with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required. Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work independently and cooperatively with others.

Fisheries Technician II: Requires two (2) years college education (48 credits). Three (3) years of relevant experience is equivalent to one (1) year of college. Requires one (1) year of related experience to project needs and six months leadership experience. Pre-employment drug testing required. This position requires a valid driver’s license and insurability under the Tribe’s Policy.

Salary: Technician II - $13.89 - $22.96 per hour (DOE), with benefits including a retirement program, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave and health, dental, optical, and life insurance.

Closing Date: February 23, 2015

To apply: Send complete application packet to: Fisheries Technician II HR-15-102 - P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540, (208)843-7332. Tribal preference applies. INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Application Packets at For more information about the job contact Jason Vogel at or (208) 621-3602.