Job Announcement: Temporary Fish Culturist at the Klawock Hatchery

Job Announcement: Temporary Fish Culturist at the Klawock Hatchery

Temporary Fish Culturist  

The Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRAA) has an opening for a Temporary Fish Culturist at the Klawock Hatchery. The position has an approximate start date of May 15, 2022 through November 2022.

The Klawock Hatchery is located on Prince of Wales Island. Five million coho and up to 600,000 chinook salmon are cultured. Permanent staff consists of 3 Fish Culturists, the Assistant Manager, Hatchery Manager, and Maintenance Engineer.

Temporary Fish Culturists will perform all duties associated with saltwater/freshwater netpen rearing, harvest, spawning, and juvenile transfers. Other duties will include on site cleanup and maintenance. Applicants must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. repeatedly and be tolerant of foul weather and long work day/weeks.

Starting pay is $16.41/hr. SSRAA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants may either send or email a cover letter, resume, and application to the addresses provided below. Applications are available on SSRAA website, www.ssraa.org.

This posting will remain open until filled.

For more information contact:
Jeff Lundberg, Manager
Klawock Hatchery
Tel. (907) 755-2231
Email – jlundberg@ssraa.org
PO Box 554
Craig, AK 99921