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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: Shellfish Biologist 2
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Port Townsend, WA
Pay Rate: $3,987.00–$5,229.00 Hourly
Application deadline: 04/24/2021

Description:

his position supports management of shellfish resources in Puget Sound. The incumbent collects, compiles, and assists in managing data for Puget Sound shrimp and crab fisheries. The incumbent summarizes and reports results from field surveys and commercial and recreational crab and shrimp fisheries for supervisors and agency managers to support decisions in fisheries management. The incumbent participates in field operations to collect crab and shrimp fishery-dependent and fishery-independent data and collaborates with lead biologists and technical staff to plan and coordinate field activities. These duties are crucial in helping to provide commercial and recreational fishing opportunities. These duties and responsibilities are aligned with Public Benefit Goal of the WDFW Strategic Plan, “Ensure sustainable fish and wildlife opportunities for social and economic benefit “, as well as the Science Goal, “Promote development and responsible use of sound and objective science to inform decision-making.” This position supports the departments statutory mandate in RCW 77.04.012 to “…preserve, protect, perpetuate, and manage the wildlife and food fish, game fish, and shellfish in state waters and offshore waters. The department shall conserve the wildlife and food fish, game fish, and shellfish resources in a manner that does not impair the resource. In a manner consistent with this goal, the department shall seek to maintain the economic well-being and stability of the fishing industry in the state. The department shall promote orderly fisheries and shall enhance and improve recreational and commercial fishing in this state.”

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3047114/shellfish-biologist-2-permanent-03235-21


Title: Fisheries Biologist I
Agency: Lummi Natural Resources Department
Location: Bellingham, WA
Pay Rate: $18.97–$21.25 Hourly
Application deadline: 04/21/2021

Description:

This is an entry level professional position that will support the Stock Assessment and Salmon Enhancement programs in the Lummi Natural Resources Department. Principal duties include monitoring juvenile salmonids using a rotary screw trap, conducting spawning ground surveys, conducting beach seine surveys, and PIT tagging salmonids throughout the Nooksack River. The incumbent will also manage data, biological samples, tools, and equipment associated with those projects. Other duties may include assisting with additional field projects, field work planning and implementation, monitoring and supervising field technicians, or assisting with reporting. Work is performed from skiffs with outboards, on foot with protective gear, or from larger fishing or research vessels. This position is under the supervision of the SA Manager and senior Fisheries Biologists, depending on the specific project. Incumbent must be a responsible and independent worker. Incumbent must possess leadership qualities, problem solving and communication skills. Work schedules are typically 8:00 am – 4:30 pm but the schedule will vary as the project requires. Applicants should expect to work nights and weekends on occasion. Work may at times result in exposure to adverse weather conditions and require physical stamina and good judgement. This is a grant-funded position and is subject to future funding availability, though procurement of future funds is likely. The Lummi Indian Business Council provides competitive medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

See full details here: https://www.lummi-nsn.gov/widgets/Job.php?id=2959


Title: Habitat Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Pay Rate: $4,974.00–$6,534.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 04/19/2021

Description:

This position serves as a statewide Fish Passage Scoping Biologist responsible for conducting biological evaluations on Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) lands (e.g. Wildlife Areas, Access Areas, and Hatcheries), private lands, local jurisdictions, and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) highways. This position regularly works with interdisciplinary teams of engineers, biologists, and geomorphologists to evaluate fish passage projects to ensure fish, wildlife and habitat resources are considered and protected. This position is an expert-level biologist that is able to work independently with significant ongoing leadership responsibility for directing, developing, evaluating and managing statewide biological studies, research, resource assessments, policies, legislation, regulation, and assist with the development of legal strategies. Assigned responsibilities involve environmental assessments and protection actions that regularly require evaluation, interpretation, and determination of interrelated environmental impacts. This position is responsible for supervising one junior-level biologist to assist with fish passage scoping projects specifically tied to the incumbent position as well as general fish passage work assisting the scoping section.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3026785/habitat-biologist-4-02538-21


Title: Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: North Bend, WA
Pay Rate: $3,987.00–$5,229.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 04/15/2021

Description:

Picture yourself utilizing established procedures to collect, organize, provide analysis and assessment of fish, wildlife, lands, or habitat management data. With your experience, you will use predefined methodologies/predetermined criteria, to interpret data in relation to laws, rules, and regulations. This is an opportunity to get your boots dirty while making sound decisions in response to emerging situations in the field. We are seeking a team player with demonstrated talent representing WDFW values of professionalism, accountability, empathy, integrity, and respect. Duties include: Assists with the responsibility of assigned Hydraulic Project Approval reviews/processing in accordance with Chapter 77.55.RCW, 77.57.RCW, and Chapter 220-660-WAC (Hydraulic Code Rules); Reviews residential or commercial development projects to assess potential impacts on fish, wildlife, and habitat.
Reviews mitigation plans and recommends mitigation measures; Provides agency comment of permit applications to other government agencies; etc.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3028382/fish-wildlife-biologist-2-habitat-biologist-permanent-02618?keywords=02618&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Title: Anadromous Resource Co-Management Analyst
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Pay Rate: $81,870.00–$89,376.00 Annually
Application deadline: Open until filled, first review on 3/23/2020

Description:

The Anadromous Resources Co-Management Analyst is the Fish Program’s designated scientific expert for the development and implementation of Tribal-State management plans affecting essential resource conservation and/or harvest use benefits related to anadromous salmon and steelhead resources statewide. The position provides policy development and scientific leadership support for the Intergovernmental Salmon Manager within the Fish Program. The position represents the agency in state, state-tribal co-management, inter-agency and international management forums that have decision-making authority. The position may represent the State of Washington, by appointment of the Governor on fishery management bodies of the Pacific Salmon Commission defined under the Pacific Salmon Treaty, or as the director’s designee on the Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) defined under the Magnuson-Stevens Conservation and Fishery Management Act. In this capacity the position supports the Director in negotiating modifications to the Pacific Salmon Treaty or regulations for fisheries in the jurisdiction of the PFMC, by analyzing information or studies and formulating recommendations pertaining to all anadromous species caught in fisheries affected or controlled by these international and inter-jurisdictional entities. This position is responsible for developing resource management plans for Washington steelhead and salmon populations in coordination with Washington State tribes. Coordination of management plans with the tribes requires this position to negotiate solutions to difficult scientific, conservation and legal issues involved in management of fisheries, as well as hatchery production and stock assessment for these species. Regarding all activities of this position, and for each species involved, this position is responsible for conveying results of management plans and agreements to WDFW’s Fish Program and WDFW’s Enforcement Program to ensure that obligations and commitments are successfully implemented.  

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2734161-0/anadromous-resource-co-management-analyst-02004-20


Title: Fisheries Biologist
Agency: Associated Environmental Consultants Inc.
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience
Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

We currently have an opening for a Fisheries Biologist/Aquatic Scientist in our Vancouver office. You combine a scientific background in fisheries and aquatic ecology with an entrepreneurial spirit. You will take on a strong role in program design and implementation, project management, and client and business development. Responsibilities will include the following: Designing studies and coordinating field surveys; Preparing high quality technical reports; Leading municipal, provincial and federal regulatory processes; Developing and managing relationships with industry, government and First Nation clients; Preparing workplans for technical programs and writing high quality proposals; Contributing to the growth and scientific development of the company. Job requirements can be found in the link below. Applicants should send resumes and cover letters in confidence to Jennifer Privé ([email protected]; please include the position title and location in the subject line) or applying to the job listing below.  

See full details here: https://ae.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/382


For a list of non-permanent positions, please see the following links:

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Location: Washington
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3002405/scientific-technician-2-on-call-01677-21

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Location: Washington
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3002635/scientific-technician-2-on-call-01800-21

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Location: Washington
Application Deadline: 04/18/2021
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3038588/scientific-technician-2-career-seasonal-02982-21

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Location: Washington
Application Deadline: 04/19/2021
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3043299/scientific-technician-2-water-science-team-career-seasonal-03177?keywords=03177&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Title: Scientific Technician 3
Location: Washington
Application Deadline: 04/19/2021
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3044551/scientific-technician-3-non-permanent-02991-21


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