Fish Culture Specialist-Clark Fork Hatchery

Wyoming Game & Fish

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details 24.11 Hourly

 State of WyomingATAW99-2024-00467-Fish Culture Specialist-Clark Fork Hatchery-Clark

SALARY $24.11 Hourly

JOB TYPE Temporary

JOB NUMBER 2024-00467

DEPARTMENT 040-Game & Fish

OPENING DATE 03/18/2024


Open Until Filled 


The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a twelve (12) month contract Fish Culture Specialist at the Clarks Fork Hatchery located in Clark Wyoming.  Under supervision, this position carries out various tasks associated with propagating and stocking fish into streams and lakes and maintaining equipment, buildings, and facility grounds.  This position participates in the work rotation to monitor the fish culture facility seven days a week.

Human Resource Contact: Alice Saldana / alice.saldana2@wyo.gov

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • Under supervision, the employee will carry out various fish culture duties such as feeding, tank cleaning, and maintenance of equipment, buildings, and grounds.
  • Conducting inventories and thinning events for fish, feed calculations, growth, and fish health monitoring.



Preference may be given to those with any combination of training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife management, biology, zoology, ichthyology, or a closely related field.

  **Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.


  • Knowledge of principles, concepts, and practices of fish propagation and management.
  • Knowledge of animal biological processes and behaviors.
  • Skills in oral and written communications, computers, and computer software.
  • Skills in light maintenance of small engines and lawn equipment.


  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment and vehicles, some occasional lifting, and working in adverse outdoor weather conditions for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to respond to facility requirements at any time, day or night.
  • On-site housing is provided at no expense to the employee and is a condition of employment.


  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • To be considered for employment, successful applicants must pass a background check before being hired.
  • This is a contract position (At-Will Employee Contract) at the Clarks Fork Hatchery until June 30, 2024.  The contract may be renewed July 1, 2024. 

Supplemental Information

040-Game & Fish-Fish DivisionClick here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfmThe State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. 


To view this vacancy announcement, click anywhere on the following link:
ATAW99-2024-00467-Fish Culture Specialist-Clark Fork Hatchery-Clark If you or someone you know may be interested in this position, click on Apply from the job posting, they will then be able to apply or create an account.
All of our State of Wyoming job openings may also be viewed electronically via A&I's Website.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Fisheries