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PEST SURVEY/DETECTION SPEC

Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/01
Posting End Date: 2024/07/01
Category: Agriculture
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Part Time Not Benefit Eligible
Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 16.20
Maximum Salary: 16.20
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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"Serving consumers and agriculture by safeguarding the public, plants, animals and the environment through promotion, education and regulation."

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting temporary boat inspectors located in Island Park, ID.

Housing is provided.

Applications are being accepted now and will be reviewed periodically. Successful candidates will start working May 20, 2024 and continue through September 30, 2024. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you will be considered for this position.

This position does not have benefits.

Example of Duties:

This job is part of the agency’s statewide invasive species prevention program. This position will serve as a member of a watercraft inspection team stationed at the Island Park inspection station in Island Park, Idaho.

These positions inspect watercraft to prevent the spread of zebra/quagga mussels and other Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) from infested states. The position will use an established protocol to inspect watercraft and conduct hotwashes on high-risk conveyances; conducting quality control activities at watercraft inspection stations; setting up and taking down portable traffic signs on daily basis; and properly entering detailed watercraft data on an electronic inspection form.

Housing is available by ISDA, including 2 trailers with en suite. Transportation will be provided from St. Anthony to the inspection site.

Requirements: The successful applicant must be able to fulfill the following duties:

· Good communication skills

· Ability to pay attention to detail when conducting watercraft inspections

· Work in various types of weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, rain, etc.)

· Ability to lift 50 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation

· Ability to bend and crawl underneath watercraft, when necessary and with or without a reasonable accommodation

· Possibility of working evenings, weekends, or long hours

· May have to use your own reliable transportation to go between job sites

· Valid driver’s license

· Must be 18 years of age or older

Desired Qualifications

· Aquatic biology, ecology or field inspection experience

· Experience with pressure washers

 

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This non-classified position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. It does not come with benefits.

 EEO/ADA/Veteran's Preference 

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. 

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]

    Thank you for your interest in the Department of Agriculture!

    If you have questions, 
    please contact us at: 
    [email protected] or at (208) 332-8520 

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