NORTH FORK JOHN DAY
Bull Trout Monitoring Technician
The NFJDWC is hiring three monitoring technicians to conduct monitoring activities for bull trout and other fish species of concern during the 2022 field season. These positions will work closely with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Spring’s John Day Basin Watershed Restoration Program located in John Day, Oregon. Selected candidates will perform electrofishing surveys in the Middle and North Fork John Day Rivers. This position requires the ability to work independently in remote locations, multi-tasking skills, attention to detail, and the desire/ability to engage in physically challenging field work.
The position duties consist of mostly outdoor activities and require the ability to work long hours moving around in the field. Outdoor activities will include navigating work sites in remote locations with potentially thick brush and steep and uneven terrain, moving across rocks, rocky stream banks, slick and uneven stream beds and downed logs. The position duties will require the ability to lift objects in excess of 50lbs, ability to withstand several hours in hot and/or inclement weather. Applicants must be able to walk up to several miles a day in rough terrain. Depending on the project location and access, the monitoring crew may camp out for multiple nights. Outdoor camping gear is provided by the NFJDWC.
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