Employment

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 SSRAA JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Associate (SSRAA) has an opening for SEASONAL PORT SAMPLER in Ketchikan, Alaska.

This position will focus on the collection of biological data from chum and pink salmon while they are being offloaded at the processing plants.  Tasks involved include: the extraction of otoliths at a variety of sites, the collection of sex and weight samples, accurately recording data for individual sample sets, and following appropriate lab protocol for processing otoliths.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver license and reliable transportation. The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, interested in fisheries, detail oriented, have good communication skills, proficient in identifying the five species of salmon, willing to work in cold, wet conditions and able to lift 40 pounds. Experience working in fisheries is preferred, but not necessary.

This position will run June 18th to September 28th   Starting pay is $14.12 per hour. This position is full time and requires the applicant to have a flexible schedule. Some evening and weekend work may be required depending on the fishery openers.  SSRAA is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants may direct questions and/or submit a resume and three references physically or electronically to the addresses provided below.  Please submit resume and references by April 30th.

SSRAA
c/o Stephanie Sanguinetti
14 Borch St
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Tel. (907) 228-4392
Email – ssanguinetti@ssraa.org


Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Associate (SSRAA) has an opening for a SEASONAL PORT SAMPLER in Wrangell, Alaska.

This position will focus on the collection of biological data from chum and pink salmon while they are being offloaded at the processing plants.  Tasks involved include: the extraction of otoliths, collection of sex and weight samples, and accurately recording catch information from each vessel sampled.

Applicants need to be at least 18 years of age, and capable of transporting themselves between the two processing plants (Trident and Sea Level Seafoods) and the post office. The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, interested in fisheries, detail oriented, have good communication skills, proficient in identifying the five species of salmon, willing to work in inclement weather and able to lift 40 pounds. Experience working in fisheries is preferred, but not necessary.

This position will run June 25th to sometime between August 17th  and August 24th  dependent on the gillnet fishery.  Starting pay is $16.53 per hour. This position is guaranteed 40 hours a week and requires the applicant to have a flexible schedule and work independently. Some evening and weekend work may be required depending on the fishery openers.  SSRAA is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants may direct questions and/or submit a resume and three references physically or electronically to the addresses provided below by April 30th .

SSRAA
c/o Stephanie Sanguinetti
14 Borch St
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Tel. (907) 228-4392
Email – ssanguinetti@ssraa.org


The Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRAA) has openings for a few Temporary Fish Culturists at the Neets Bay Hatchery.  The position has an approximate start date of July 1st and ends early to mid October.

The Neets Bay Hatchery is a large, remote, three species salmon hatchery located approximately 30 air miles North of Ketchikan, Alaska.  There are approximately 170 million Chum, 4.3 million Coho, and 750,000 Chinook salmon cultured at the Neets Bay facility.

Temporary Fish Culturists will perform all duties associated with saltwater/freshwater rearing of Coho and Chinook smolt; chum eggtake; and all aspects of salmon egg incubation. Other duties will include on site cleanup and maintenance.  Applicants must be capable of lifting 50lbs repeatedly and be tolerant of foul weather and long work day/weeks.

The position requires living on site in a furnished bunkhouse.  Provided benefits include but are not limited to: weekly mail and supply flights, telephone, satellite internet, satellite tv and food allowance.

Recreational opportunities include hiking, boating, fishing and hunting as time allows.

Starting pay is $13.00/hr or greater depending on experience.    SSRAA is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants may either send or email a cover letter and resume to the addresses provided below. Closing Date – May 15th 2018

For more information contact:

Craig Parry, Manager

Neets Bay Hatchery

Tel. (907) 617-1018 or (907)-247-8790

Email – neetsbay@ssraa.org

14 Borch Street

Ketchikan, AK 99901


Neets Bay Camp Cook

The Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRAA) has an opening for a Cook at the Neets Bay Hatchery.  The position will begin July 1st and end Oct 15th 2017.

The Neets Bay Hatchery is a large, remote, three species salmon hatchery located approximately 30 air miles North of Ketchikan, AK.  The position requires living remote on site in a shared house with 1-2 other people.

The ideal candidate must be able to cook and manage a small dining hall for up to10 seasonal employees, 6 days a week.  Knowledge of meal planning, prep, cooking cleaning and ordering to a budget is necessary.  The position requires providing a minimum of lunch, dinner 6 days a week and break time snacks during the eggtake season.  Breakfast is to be made available for self service. Those days that are not worked it will be expected that food will be made available for self service during designated meal and break times

A monthly salary of $3,750 dollars is provided with an end of season bonus upon completion of the contract.  Food, accommodation is included. Travel to and from town is available on any planes that may be flying during tourist season on days off.

This posting will close May 8th 2018

For more information contact:

Craig Parry, Manager

Neets Bay Hatchery

Tel. (907) 247-8790 x10

Email – neetsbay@ssraa.org