Fish Culturist

Position Announcement
Title: Fish Culturist/Permanent/Full Time
Location: Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, Juneau, Alaska
Start Date: May 1, 2015
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: DOE
Overview: Macaulay Salmon Hatchery is a large multi-species salmon hatchery operated by Douglas
Island Pink & Chum, Inc. in Juneau, Alaska. The facility raises 125 million chum, 1 million chinook
and 1 million coho annually for the purpose of enhancing common property fisheries in northern
Southeast Alaska.
Purpose/Duties: This is a full-time permanent position that works under the direction of the manager
and assistant manager and is involved in all aspects of salmon production including broodstock
capture, eggtake, incubation, ponding, transport, rearing, marking and tagging. Other duties also
include, but are not limited to, water quality monitoring, record keeping and supervising seasonal
crews. Work duties are performed at the hatchery and other such locations as may be required in the
course of hatchery operations. Salary, duties & level of responsibility will depend on the candidate’s
training and experience.
Qualifications: Minimum of three years of hatchery experience as a fish culturist. Graduation from
an accredited college with an Associates or Bachelors degree in aquaculture or fisheries technology
may be considered as additional experience. Must possess or be able to obtain an Alaska driver’s
license. Must be in good physical health and be able to work in inclement weather.
Salary and Compensation: Salary is DOE with a generous benefits package. Assistance with
relocation expenses is also available.
Interested persons should provide a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Charlie Currit
2697 Channel Drive
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 463-1634
[email protected]