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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: Forest and Fish Hydrologist
Agency: Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
Location: Sedro-Woolley, WA
Salary: DOE/DOQ

Application deadline: March 22, 2019

Description:

The Forest and Fish Hydrologist will provide scientific expertise to protect, enhance and restore aquatic resources that support Treaty Resources. At the direction of department supervisors the Hydrologist will work throughout the Skagit and Samish Watershed to protect fish habitats from forestry related activities. The Hydrologist will also provide technical analysis, summaries and recommendations that minimize hydropower operational impacts to fishery resources. The position will provide technical analysis for: the management of water in regulatory processes, and restoration projects aimed at restoring watershed processes for fisheries enhancement. The Hydrologist will work with department staff to establish monitoring programs and response plans to a changing climate. She/he will function in both the regulatory and scientific arenas of natural resources management.

See full details here: Hydrologist Job Announcement


Title: Stock Assessment Biologist
Agency: Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
Location: Sedro-Woolley, WA
Salary: DOE/DOQ

Application deadline: March 22, 2019

Description:

The Natural Resources Stock Assessment Biologist will provide fishery science support to Harvest Management and other staff. The core function of the Stock Assessment Biologist will be to annually estimate adult salmonid recruitment, investigate scientific methods to improve the accuracy of the estimates, and to coordinate in-season assessments and monitoring while assessing the validity of current scientific methods. The Stock Assessment Biologist will work with Harvest Management Biologist and policy managers in providing review and development of preseason forecasting and information necessary to manage fisheries in season. The Stock Assessment Biologist will assist other NRD biologists in field data collections, data assessments, and analysis for the management of all Treaty Fishery Resources. In addition the Stock Assessment Biologist will also assist the NRD in the technical administration of grants, including developing proposals, implementing work plans, completing progress reports, and coordinating and disseminating outputs from grants.

See full details here: Stock Assessment Bio Job Announcement


Title: Fisheries Scientist
Agency: Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
Location: Sedro-Woolley, WA
Salary: DOQ

Application deadline: March 22, 2019

Description:

The Fisheries Scientist serves as a staff scientist for Upper Skagit Indian Tribe’s Natural Resources Department (NRD), and performs such duties as defined by Manager of Natural Resources or the Director. The fisheries Scientist may review or conduct population analyses to inform fisheries management under the Endangered Species Act, develop or assist in forecast models to improve pre-season and in season fisheries management, and assist NRD in planning and designing of monitoring programs that enhance and protect Treaty Fishing implementation and management. He/she will prepare grants to support ongoing and new monitoring/research programs. She/he will be a technical representative for Upper Skagit Indian Tribe on assigned scientific and planning committees or work groups.

See full details here: Job Annoucement Fisheries Scientist


Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,688.00 – $6,159.00 Monthly

Application deadline: March 25, 2019

Description:

The Capital and Asset Management Program (CAMP) mission is to serve the Department by delivering technical and professional engineering, construction and maintenance services to sustain facilities, infrastructure and ecosystems under the Department’s care. Performance of the job duties and responsibilities result in assisting the customer programs in their efforts to accomplish the Department’s goals.

Environmental Permit Staff Specialist for WDFW construction activities within the Capital and Asset Management Program, Permitting and Inspection. This position manages the permitting of construction projects funded by the Capital Budget and other funding sources, supporting WDFW activities statewide. Prepares all documents necessary to obtain needed permits to support WDFW construction activities statewide, including biological evaluations and assessments and wetland delineations prepared by other in-house biologists, architect/engineering firms, and/or personal services contract contractors.

See full details here: Fish Bio 4


Title: Environmental Planner 5
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $5,441.00 – $7,139.00 Monthly

Application deadline: April 2, 2019

Description:

This position is WDFW’s Policy Lead for the Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead team (Habitat SIL). Under a cooperative agreement with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), WDFW, in partnership with Washington Dept. of Natural Resources, co-leads the Habitat Strategic Initiative. The purpose of the agreement and the Habitat Strategic Initiative is to lead Puget Sound habitat restoration and protection by participating in the creation and implementation of the Puget Sound Action Agenda.
This work makes lasting contributions to the department’s goal to conserve and protect native fish and wildlife and the associated Habitat Program objectives (Habitat exists in sufficient quantity and quality to achieve fish and wildlife conservation, recovery and harvest goals; Habitat ecosystem functions necessary for fish and wildlife survival and recovery are protected and restored; and Habitat connectivity is maintained and restored). Successfully implementing the cooperative agreement with EPA is a central component of the agency’s contribution to Puget Sound recovery.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2383334/environmental-planner-5-02650h


Title: Biological Technician / Office Coordinator
Agency: Cramer Fish Sciences
Location: Issaquah, WA
Salary: $18.00 to $25/hour DOE

Application deadline: April 5, 2019, or until filled

Description:

Cramer Fish Sciences (CFS) is a fisheries consulting firm that conducts research and monitoring throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. Our mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. The CFS team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communications and publication of results in scientific journals. This position provides critical support for the organization by assisting science staff with project reporting tasks, literature reviews, data management and summaries, occasional fieldwork, and administrative related tasks such as expense tracking, travel arrangements, equipment procurement, vehicle maintenance, and other office activities to promote an efficient workflow. This position is office based with only occasional fieldwork.

See full details here: Biologica lTech / Office Coordinator Issaquah


Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 2
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Issaquah, WA
Salary: $3,759.00 – $4,929.00 Monthly

Application deadline: April 7, 2019

Description:

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2 position located in the Habitat Program, Region 4, King County. The duty station is the Issaquah Field office with travel throughout the region.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Regional Habitat Program Manager (FWBiologist 4) and following the agency’s strategic plan and Habitat Program business plan, this position serves as a journey-level Fish and Wildlife Biologist that provides support, technical assistance and is responsible for monitoring, restoration, management or research of fish, wildlife, lands or habitat. Using predefined methodologies and/or predetermined criteria, biologists in this class also interpret data in relation to laws, rules, and regulations to make decisions in response to emerging situations in the field. Using established procedures, collects, organizes, provides analysis and assessment of fish, wildlife, lands or habitat management data. The incumbent will work with a Habitat Department expert regarding fish & wildlife habitat conservation and environmental permitting requirements within their assigned area of coverage and within the specific objectives listed below.  The incumbent will assist with the work capacity in the Region. This will require relief in the aspects of the Bio 3 workload that will allow focus on higher priority issues (PHS, High Risk HPA’s, etc.).

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2389558/fish-and-wildlife-biologist-2-02641w


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