Leavenworth NFH Maintenance Hatchery Host

Facility

Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is headquarters for the Leavenworth Fisheries Complex. When built in 1940, it was the largest fish hatchery in the world! Currently, we raise 1.2 million spring Chinook salmon each year. The hatchery is also home to the Mid-Columbia Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Location

Address

Leavenworth, WA 98826
United States

Volunteer Position Overview

Volunteers Needed
-
Recruitment Start Date
Recruitment End Date
Training Required
No
Security Clearance Needed
No
Virtual
No
Suitability
Adults, Seniors

About This Position

Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery would like one or two skilled laborers, tradesmen, or technicians to assist hatchery maintenance personnel during the very busy summer season. The Hatchery relies heavily on these volunteers to mow the lawns, maintain the irrigation system, and perform small engine preventative maintenance tasks. Other tasks include trash removal, painting, working with hand tools, watering plants, minor plumbing repairs, working with and operating pumps. If the volunteer(s) possess the required skills, they may be asked to perform oil changes, tire changes/rotations, minor electrical work, system troubleshooting, equipment operation, and other maintenance related tasks. The individual(s) will also assist with maintaining the Hatchery's system of trails, boat launch access, setting out notice and parking signs, and assist Hatchery maintenance staff on large projects.

Duties/Activities

Construction/Maintenance
Trail/Campground Maintenance
Weed/Invasive Species Control

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