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Looking for jobs in the fisheries field? Here are some links to job sites in the West that might help! If you have any job openings you would like to have posted, send the position information (title, agency/location, description, salary, deadlines, and contact information) to the current Communications Director.


Title: Fish Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Montesano, WA
Salary: $4,829.00 – $6,344.00 Monthly

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

This position serves as the agency expert responsible for fishery management activities in Willapa Bay.  This position is responsible for designing and overseeing fisheries monitoring and stock assessment activities focused on anadromous salmonids and inland water fisheries (i.e. warmwater species, trout and kokanee). The incumbent manages fish resources to meet agency goals with respect to stewardship and utilization. Effectively implements agency objectives that require a high level of coordination and collaboration with inter-and intra-agency entities, tribes, industry and the public, including negotiating with Treaty Tribes to adopt annual salmon and steelhead spawning escapement estimates, run reconstruction, model development and forecasting of run sizes. Incumbent authors reports regarding the result of studies in technical reports, internal memos and peer review papers.  The district biologist provides input and recommendations for management and conservation actions to WDFW policy staff.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2594019-0/fish-biologist-4-permanent-09802-19


Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Ridgefield, WA
Salary: $4,829.00 – $6,344.00 Monthly

Application deadline: November 3, 2019

Description:

This position is one of two District Fish Biologists in Southwest Washington (WDFW’s Region 5).  The primary coverage area for this position is the Cowlitz and Lewis river basins in WDFW Districts 9 and 10.   This position reports to the Regional Fish Program Manager, and is a key member of the Region 5 Fish Program Management Team.  Primary responsibilities include: 1) leading fish management activities related to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) processes in the Cowlitz and Lewis river basins, 2) recommending fishery seasons and rules that protect critical fish stocks while providing sustainable fishing opportunities, 3) overseeing Washington’s component of the Columbia River commercial Select Area Fisheries Enhancement program funded by the Bonneville Power Administration, 4) supervising professional biologists, 5) managing contracts and budgets that are fiscally responsible and, 6) providing staff with appropriate training to meet agency and position objectives.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2591446/fw-biologist-4


Title: Fish Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,829.00 – $6,344.00 Monthly

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

This is a permanent Fisheries Biologist 4 position in the Fish Program, Fish Management-District 11.  The duty station for this position is the Natural Resource Building in Olympia, WA  98501.

This position serves as the agency expert responsible for fishery management activities on the South Puget Sound (District 11).  This position is responsible for designing and overseeing stock assessment activities focused on anadromous salmonids and inland water fisheries (i.e. warmwater species, trout and kokanee). The incumbent manages fish resources to meet agency goals with respect to stewardship and utilization. Effectively implements agency objectives that require a high level of coordination and collaboration with inter-and intra-agency entities, tribes, industry and the public, including negotiating with Treaty Tribes to adopt annual salmon and steelhead spawning escapement estimates, run reconstruction, model development and forecasting of run sizes. Incumbent authors reports regarding the result of studies in technical reports, internal memos and peer review papers.  The district biologist provides input and recommendations for management and conservation actions to WDFW policy staff.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2554183-0/fish-biologist-4-permanent-08526-19


Title: Fisheries Operations Manager
Agency: Kitsumkalum First Nation
Location: Terrace, BC
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

The Fisheries Operations Manager will undertake duties to manage Kitsumkalum Fisheries and Fisheries programs. In consultation with the Kitsumkalum Band Council, Kitsumkalum Waap (traditional house groups) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada, this position is responsible for the coordination, development and management of the Kitsumkalum Fisheries Management Plan. This position also actively leads the planning and organizing of fishery programs to monitor, protect and sustain the Fishery resource and habitats to ensure food security.

In consultation with the Kitsumkalum Band Council, Kitsumkalum Waap, this position manages the annual schedule of Fisheries for salmon, groundfish and other fisheries resources and oversees compliance with Kitsumkalum Fisheries Management Plan and Regulations.

The successful candidate will be directly involved with building a team of personnel to manage and research freshwater and marine fish, wildlife, and address other environmental issues within the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s territory.

See full details here: Fisheries Operations Manager.pdf


Title: Principal Engineer (Project PE) – Anadromous Fish
Agency: Colville Confederated Tribes Fish and Wildlife Department
Location: Omak, Twip, or Wenatchee, WA
Salary: $68,314 to $81,135 DOE

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

The Principal Engineer provides engineering support to the Anadromous Fish and Wildlife Department in the areas of planning, designing, permitting and overseeing construction, monitoring and evaluation on a variety of projects related to the rehabilitation, protection and enhancement of fish and wildlife habitat. Duties include conducting project development, alternatives analysis, hydrological studies and providing engineering support to wetlands and stream restoration projects. The incumbent uses advanced knowledge to design and oversee construction of projects directed at improving fish habitat conditions, these include but are not limited to bridges, culverts, weirs, jump pools, baffles, inverted vortex weirs, j-hook veins and other in-stream structures. The incumbent develops and evaluates fish passage design alternatives, assesses costs, material, equipment needs and proposed construction methods. The incumbent would be required to work cooperatively as well as provide direction to construction contractors “on the ground” to ensure compliance to design drawings. This position requires the incumbent to work cooperatively on interdisciplinary and interagency teams including fisheries biologists, ecologists and environmental planners in the office and field environment. Position may supervise one or more Engineers in Training.

See full details here: Principal Engineer Anadromous Fish


Title: Fisheries Biologist 1
Agency: Okanagan Nation Alliance
Location: Westbank, BC
Salary: DOE/DOQ

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

The Biologist 1 will undertake duties within the Okanagan/Columbia and Fraser basins, with project and work sites primarily in the Columbia Region. The job holder will be required to work collegially with all departments and partners, Okanagan Nation communities, committees, working groups, special interest groups and businesses.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organise and undertake assigned scientific projects and provide scientific information, advice and recommendations to an assigned supervisory biologist, researchers, colleagues and external clients.
• Apply Fish enumeration, identification and collection techniques, biological sampling and collect otoliths as required.
• Participate and occasionally lead short term projects such as field and laboratory studies.
• Maintain custody and safekeeping of biological samples, sample archives, scientific equipment and instrumentation.
• Supervise and train field technicians on field projects, review time sheets and assist with hiring of technicians as assigned.
• Draft work plans, schedules and budgets with assigned supervisory biologist.
• Provide written activity reports, represent the ONA at technical committee meetings and attend department staff meetings as required.

See full details here: https://www.syilx.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/JD-Biologist-1-Upper-Columbia-July-2019-new-postion.pdf


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