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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 and Wildlife Biologist 2
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Ridgefield, Washington
Pay Rate: $3,987.00 – $5,229.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 02/07/2021

Description:

This is an opportunity to partner on projects and recommend alternative project designs while keeping the “big picture” in mind at all times through practical implementation of environmental regulations. Strong candidates are thoughtful, organized, solution-oriented and passionate about helping people live on the land in a manner that is fish and wildlife friendly. We are seeking a team player with excellent people skills and demonstrated talent representing WDFW values of professionalism, accountability, empathy, integrity and respect. Duties include: Helps administer the Hydraulic Project Approval process in accordance with the Hydraulic Code; Reviews and issues small and medium-scale HPA’s in accordance with the Revised Code of Washington, Washington Administrative Code, agency policy, and procedures manual; Reviews permit applications and conducts field reviews to provide project assistance to applicants; Provides technical assistance to local governments implementing their fish and wildlife regulations under the Growth Management Act (GMA) and Shoreline Management Act (SMA); Assists Habitat Biologists working on Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Practices reviews.
Provides technical assistance for salmon recovery projects.  

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2962091/fish-wildlife-biologist-2-habitat-permanent-00567?keywords=00567&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Title: Fisheries Biologist II
Agency: Natural Resources Dept., Spokane Tribal Fisheries
Location: Wellpinit, Washington
Pay Rate: $22.00 – $28.00 Hourly
Application deadline: 02/02/2021

Description:

The Fisheries Biologist II position will work with the Spokane Tribal Fisheries, Lake Roosevelt Fisheries Evaluation Program and Northern Pike Suppression and Monitoring Programs. The position will assist the Fisheries Program Manager with carrying out the Department mission. Specific activities include leading the Lake Roosevelt angler creel survey, general fishery monitoring including predator and aquatic community sampling and sample analyses, fisheries surveys, Northern Pike suppression, monitoring, and outreach, summer youth mentorship, Fall Walleye Index Netting (FWIN), acoustic receiver array maintenance, and collecting data to inform husbandry and release strategies of the Spokane Tribal Hatchery (BPA Project #1991-046) and Rainbow Trout Net Pen Program (BPA Project #1995-009). The position will lead the day-to-day supervision and coordination of the projects described above. The position will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of all data collected and disseminated. The position will lead generation of annual reports, grants, manuscripts, and public presentations on behalf of the Department. The position will lead a diverse team of Biologists and Technicians, provide oversight of equipment maintenance and procurement, and will effectively delegate duties to meet project objectives and deadlines. The position will be required to represent the Department on regional technical teams, committees, at meetings, and in the media. Knowledge and experience in fisheries management, reservoir management, and staff management are required for this position. Additional activities include collaboration and coordination with the Limnology lead to standardize program sampling and data collection efforts, assisting with other fisheries program activities, and assisting Program Biologists and Manager with the development of recommendations for reservoir and fisheries management operations This position is a “safety sensitive” position.

See full details here: https://spokanetribe.com/fisheries-biologist-ii/


Title: Science and Technical Support Section Manager
Agency: King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Location: Seattle, Washington
Pay Rate: $118,206.40 – $149,843.20 Annually
Application deadline: 01/31/2021

Description:

The Science and Technical Support Section of the Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD) is responsible for providing scientific information to inform important environmental policy and management decisions that protect natural resources and advance equity for all King County residents. Section staff collaborate on programs and provide scientific support throughout the Water and Land Resources Division, to other divisions in the Department of Natural Resources and Parks, other King County Departments, and the County Executive’s Office. Current work is guided by the Clean Water, Healthy Habitat Plan. Section work includes monitoring and technical support for numerous environmental programs, capital projects, and policy issues, often in collaboration with other agencies in the region. For further detail on the Science and Technical Support Section’s activities, please see: http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr/sections-programs/science-section.aspx. 

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/2943735/science-and-technical-support-section-manager-environmental-programs-section-man


Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Mill Creek, Washington
Pay Rate: $4,738.00 – $6,217.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 01/31/2021

Description:

Picture yourself as the Department expert regarding habitat preservation, conservation, restoration and environmental permitting requirements. This is an opportunity to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team, conducting habitat enhancements and acquisitions. With your experience, you be performing project development/management, grant-writing, and can get your boots dirty with fieldwork. We are seeking a team player with demonstrated talent representing WDFW values of professionalism, accountability, empathy, integrity and respect. Duties include: Administers the Hydraulic Project Approval process in accordance with Chapter 77.55.RCW, 77.57.RCW, and Chapter 220-110 WAC (Hydraulic Code Rules); Serves as the lead for forest habitats by providing office/field review of plans, permits and actions conducted in the forested environment; Serves as Department expert in their geographic area of coverage regarding fish and wildlife habitat preservation, protection, conservation, restoration, enhancement, and environmental permitting requirements; Provides review of County or City environmental protection ordinance implementation under the Shoreline Management Act and Growth Management Act; Promotes and updates the Priority Habitat and Species (PHS) Management Recommendations and data base; etc.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2952195/fish-wildlife-biologist-3-fwbio3-habitat-permanent-00256?keywords=00256&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


 

Title: Restoration Ecologist
Agency: Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group
Location: Mount Vernon, Washington
Pay Rate: DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled, first review on January 14, 2021

Description:

The Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group is seeking applicants to lead our habitat restoration program as the Restoration Ecologist. The Restoration Ecologist is a full-time position with the Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group (SFEG) responsible for assessing salmon habitat, planning and designing restoration projects, managing project construction, and monitoring completed projects primarily in the Skagit and Samish River watersheds.  This position requires excellent communication and organization skills because many projects are in progress at the same time, are at different stages of completion, and demand multiple tasks.   The Restoration Ecologist’s primary task is to plan, design, acquire funds, and construct more complex projects such as re-connecting river side channels and estuary restoration. The Restoration Ecologist also oversees riparian restoration and fish passage improvement projects being implemented by staff they supervise.  The position leads and supervises a team of 3-5 habitat program staff members.  Future funding for this position will be largely dependent upon the incumbent’s ability to generate project funds by writing successful grant proposals.

See full details here: http://www.skagitfisheries.org/about-2/job-openings/


Title: Water Resources Engineer
Agency: Herrera Environmental
Location: Portland, Oregon, Seattle, or Bellingham, Washington
Pay Rate: DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

Herrera seeks an engineer and project manager with 10 or more years of professional experience and expertise in environmental water resources design and construction, and related interdisciplinary team coordination. The location of this position is open for our Portland, OR, Seattle, WA or Bellingham, WA. This candidate will support and manage a variety of ecological restoration and infrastructure projects for public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest in collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams. Typical types of projects include: River and stream habitat restoration and enhancement
River and stream bank stabilization, Fish passage improvements, Watershed planning
Flood control, Support for other engineering and surface water management projects.

See full details here: https://www.diversitywashington.com/j/t-Water-Resources-Engineer-e-Herrera-Environmental-l-Portland,-OR;-Seattle,-WA;-Bellingham,-WA-jobs-j43504436.html?pbid=67994


Title: Water Resources Engineer
Agency: Herrera Environmental
Location: Bellingham, Olympia, or Seattle, WA
Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities
Application deadline: Opened until filled

Description:

Herrera seeks an engineer and project manager with 10 or more years of professional experience and expertise in environmental water resources design and construction, and related interdisciplinary team coordination. The location of this position is open for our Bellingham, WA, Seattle, WA, Olympia, WA or Portland, OR offices. This candidate will support and manage a variety of ecological restoration and infrastructure projects for public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest in collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams. Typical types of projects include: River and stream habitat restoration and enhancement, River and stream bank stabilization, Fish passage improvements, Watershed planning, Flood control, and Support for other engineering and surface water management projects.

See full details here: https://www.diversitywashington.com/j/t-Water-Resources-Engineer-e-Herrera-Environmental-l-Bellingham,-WA;-Olympia,-WA;-Seattle,-WA-jobs-j43504436.html?pbid=67994


Title: Maintenance Assistant (2)
Agency: Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp.
Location: Chenega and Whittier, AK
Pay Rate: $17.00–$25.00 hourly, DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

The Maintenance Assistant functions as part of the hatchery operations team in the cultivating and rearing of fish.  Under general supervision, conducts year-round, 24-hour a day when necessary, preventative maintenance and repair duties for the efficient operation of the overall hatchery facility and equipment. The Maintenance Assistant works closely with the Maintenance Manager in the broad areas of preventative and routine maintenance, repair and improvement to the facilities, equipment and systems. Duties include: Hatchery Systems–Assists in developing and implementing preventative maintenance schedules; keeping updated spare parts lists; lead person in performing maintenance and repair on generators, hatchery heating and hot water systems, pumps and fuel distribution systems, recycle system, lake pump house and emergency pump system, lighting systems, emergency fire systems, hatchery domestic water and wastewater system; maintaining updated operations manual for fuel system; fabricating new tools and equipment; and other similar duties; Equipment Maintenance–Assists in developing and implementing preventative maintenance schedules for all hatchery equipment including, but not limited to, hydroelectric turbine generators, diesel generators, front-end loaders, pickup trucks, gas pumps, outboard motors, welders, cement mixers, steam cleaner, pressure washer, snow removal equipment, power tools and other such tools and equipment; etc.

See full details here: https://pwsac.com/jobs/


Title: Ecological Scientist
Agency: Exponent Inc.
Location: Bellevue, WA
Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with skills and experience
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

We are currently seeking an Ecological Scientist for our Ecological & Biological Sciences Practice in Bellevue, WA. In this role you will work as part of a team to provide technical support to various environmental projects in the United States and around the world. Projects may involve environmental assessments, restoration projects, resource matters, impacts relating to chemicals and other stressors in the environment, risk assessment, causal analysis, and resource damage assessment. Candidates are expected to work cooperatively on projects with other members of the Ecological and Biological Sciences Practice and interdisciplinary teams from other Exponent practices, as appropriate, within a fast paced, multidisciplinary environment. Eligible candidates will be asked to complete a short data-analysis task as part of the evaluation of candidate’s qualifications and experience. Contact information: [email protected]

See full details here: https://cho.tbe.taleo.net/cho02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=EXPONENT&cws=46&rid=4410


Title: Intergovernmental Ocean Policy Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Pay Rate: $7,900.00–$8,927.00 Monthly
Application deadline: Open until filled, first review on 04/03/2020

Description:

This position reports to the Fish Program Director-responsible for marine fish and coastal shellfish policy and management-and serves as the lead for intergovernmental ocean policy and management issues. This position assists in the development and implementation of policies and management decisions for the long-term health of the Pacific Ocean, marine resources, and the sustainability of fisheries in state and federal waters, and broader West Coast-wide ecosystem protection. Using the best available science, manage comprehensive programs to preserve, protect and perpetuate the state’s fish and wildlife resources and their habitats in a manner that is consistent with federal and state law within state marine waters and offshore Pacific Ocean waters. Provide public access and sustainable utilization of marine resources in a manner that is consistent with conservation objectives, state policy, and legislative mandates.  Represent the Department and the state within federal, tribal, and international forums and organizations that affect the management of Washington’s marine resources and ocean policy. Manage ocean fisheries in coordination with federal fishery management agencies and organizations in the Exclusive Economic Zone (3-200 miles). Working with representatives of the Treaty Tribes and Executive Order Tribes, develop state-tribal management plans and/or manage state harvest activities in a manner that meets the requirements of federal court orders and treaties between the United States and tribal governments.  Responsible for the administration, organization and direction of the Intergovernmental Ocean Policy work unit.  

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2753503-0/intergovernmental-ocean-policy-manager-wms03-02929-20


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: Salmon Field Biologist
Location: Alaska
Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
Link: 
https://pwssc.org/about/pwssc-jobs/

 


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