The Mattole Salmon Group, a 41 year old non-profit who’s mission is to restore salmon populations to self-sustaining levels in the Mattole watershed, is looking to hire two field technicians for six weeks of snorkel survey work this summer.
Full-time position (30-40 hours a week) for six weeks conducting snorkel surveys to identify and count juvenile salmon and steelhead in streams throughout the Mattole River watershed, starting June 2nd (or ASAP) through mid-July.
- Ability to complete long days of physically strenuous hiking and snorkeling in cold water.
- Attention to detail and ability to closely follow specific instructions.
- Experience identifying and enumerating fish using mask and snorkel. Previous experience with coho salmon ID strongly preferred.
Pay is $19+/hour, depending on experience. Prior fisheries experience strongly preferred but not necessary for a motivated candidate. If interested please contact Nathan Queener at the Mattole Salmon Group with information about previous experience, if applicable, and why you are interested in this position.