Hatchery Technician

The Hatchery Technician cares for fish and performs grounds and equipment maintenance and other duties on a fish hatchery. Major duties and responsibilities are to:

• Pond, feed, grade, and collect eggs from wild and hatchery fish; shock, pick, and enumerate eggs; regulate water supplies; remove mortality; and recognize and treat fish diseases.

• Record and maintain information on amount and type of feed received and fed, water quality, fish mortalities, and liberations and maintain gas, oil, and mileage records.

• Weigh, count, and load fish and eggs for transfer and liberation; operate liberation trucks; and distribute fish.

• Maintain, construct, and perform minor repairs to ponds and walkways, fish feeders, egg trays, and screens.

• Maintain lawns, shrubs, and trees.

• Maintain and repair hatchery buildings and residences, fish pumps, lawn mowers, power tools, roads, and trails.

• Meet the public, maintain public relations, answer questions, and conduct hatchery tours.

More information


State of Oregon


Multiple Locations, OR


$2,696 - $3,831/month

Date Posted

September 06, 2018

Job Type

Full Time