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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: Fish Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: La Connor, WA
Pay Rate: $4,829.00–$6,344.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 03/29/2020

Description:

The District 14 biologist is part of the Regional Fish Management team in Region 4.  The position supervises Area Biologist and technicians on fish management activities.  The position also works closely with hatchery staff in District 14 on issues that cross Fish Management/Hatchery boundaries. This position is a leadership position in Region 4 fish management, responsible for the staff that conduct surveys for salmon and steelhead, other survey and creel work as needed, work with other regions and headquarters to support agency research needs, support for agency initiatives. In this role, this position is expected to work within the agency leadership and management structure to implement agency policies, work within co-management and provide services to internal and external customers. Supervisor duties include ensuring staff safety, meeting contractual obligations such as completing employee evaluations on time (by July 31 each year), ensuring that work activities of her staff and their staff are consistent with job classifications, and prioritizing work according to management’s needs.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2752702-0/permanent-fish-biologist-4-02907-20


Title: Fish Biologist 3
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Ridgefield, WA
Pay Rate: $4,600.00–$6,036.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 04/02/2020

Description:

This position is responsible for planning and directing professional biological studies and resource assessments on white sturgeon, including providing the analysis, assessment, and interpretation of the results and preparation of final written reports. Specifically, this position has full responsibility to manage Fish Management Program staff in implementing the Department’s BPA funded research and monitoring project on impounded white sturgeon. This position contributes to implementation of the USFWS Federal Aid WSFR to research and monitor white sturgeon in the Lower Columbia River and implements grant funded research and monitoring project on ESA listed green sturgeon and eulachon smelt. This position supports WDFW strategic goals with a focus on using best science to conserve and protect native fish while providing the public with sustainable recreational and commercial fishing experiences.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2754295/fish-biologist-3-02991-20


Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Pay Rate: $4,600.00–$6,036.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 04/05/2020

Description:

As the F&W Biologist 3 you will be implementing the Hydraulic Project Approval permitting process, reviewing and commenting on environmental documents including Forest Practices and State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) / National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and will be responsible for providing internal and external technical assistance within your assigned area, supporting organizational efforts to achieve healthy, diverse, and sustainable fish and wildlife populations and their supporting habitats. Key duties include: administer the Hydraulic Project Approval process in accordance with Chapter 77.55.RCW, 77.57.RCW, and CHapter 220-110-WAC (Hydraulic Code Rules), provide review of SEPA/NEPA documents, variance requests, zoning change requests, shoreline substantial development permit documents, etc.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2754148/fw-biologist-3-02984


Title: Chinook Technical Committee Coordinator
Agency: Pacific Salmon Commission 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Pay Rate: $65,600.00–$89,400.00 CAD Annually
Application deadline: 04/05/2020

Description:

The Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC), an international organization responsible for transboundary salmon fisheries management in Canada and the United States, is seeking a Fisheries Biologist (BI-02) for a one-year full-time position with the possibility of becoming permanent/indeterminate. The Fisheries Biologist will be part of the Fisheries Management Division within the PSC Secretariat office in Vancouver, B.C. Under the direction of the Director of Stock Monitoring and in close collaboration with the Chinook Technical Committee (CTC) co-chairs, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating CTC meetings, as well as documenting committee decisions and updating the CTC SharePoint site. Overall, this position requires excellent communication skills as the CTC members represent different organizations located throughout the Pacific Northwest.

See full details here: CTCC Announcement


Title: Aquatic Invasive Species Inspector
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Pasco, WA
Pay Rate: $2,436.00–$3,122.00 Monthly
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

Applications will be reviewed and interviews held as qualified applicants are identified, this position may be filled and the recruitment closed.  Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application materials as soon as possible.  The first review of applicants will begin on 3/16/2020. In this position you will be protecting state waters by inspecting and decontaminating trailered watercraft for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Key duties include: conduct standardized interviews to fill out watercraft inspection form documenting inspection, determine if the watercraft meets clean and drained (dry) requirements, identifies AIS on watercraft, basic watercraft decontamination of watercraft out of compliance with Clean and Drained regulations, and maintains inspection/decontamination station facilities.

 

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2738105/aquatic-invasive-species-inspector-nrw1-02378


 

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: Statewide Salmon and Steelhead Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Pay Rate: DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled, first review on 3/23/2020

Description:

This is a critical position for meeting the agency’s statewide resource conservation and management mandates relative to salmon and steelhead resources. The Statewide Salmon and Steelhead Manager provides sustainable recreational and commercial fisheries when conservation objectives are met. The Statewide Salmon and Steelhead manager reports to the Intergovernmental Salmon Manager and manages the Statewide Salmon and Steelhead Management Program, including 6 sub-units (Puget Sound Salmon Management, Puget Sound Sampling, Ocean Sampling, ESA Response, Sport rules and Planning, Modeling and Verification). This position is the senior manager in the Intergovernmental Salmon Management Unit. The Statewide Salmon and Steelhead Manager (SSSM) leads the development and implementation of long-term strategic vision for all salmon and steelhead fisheries for the Fish Program and implementation of Fish and Wildlife Commission policies related to salmon and steelhead fishery management. This is the senior manager assuring a consistent approach to the in-season management of salmon and steelhead fisheries across the State of Washington. This position is responsible for the management and coordination of salmon and steelhead fisheries as carried out by regional personnel and statewide staff as well as cross-program coordination with the Director’s Office. In addition, this position leads the Puget Sound and Ocean Management Teams (and their respective sampling units) in addition to the Planning, Modeling and Verification Unit, the ESA Response Unit, the Sport Fishing Rules Unit and the Scientific Collection Permit Unit. Responsible for preserving, protecting and monitoring salmon and steelhead, including populations that originate in approximately 8,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of fish bearing streams in Washington. This position is the Fish Program lead in the development of pre-season fishing plans, in-season management, and post-season reporting for the commercial and recreational salmon-directed fisheries in the marine waters of Puget Sound and the Ocean.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2729910-0/statewide-salmon-and-steelhead-manager-02003-20


 

Title: Aqua Key Account Manager
Agency: Merck & Co., Inc./Biomark
Location: Quebec, Canada/Applicant can select preferred location
Salary: DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

The Aqua Key Account Manager (KAM) is a newly-created dual-function position that will provide sales and technical support to members and customers of our Company’s Animal Health Aquaculture Business Unit and Biomark. Our Company’s Animal Health Division has an important and growing fish health product portfolio. Biomark develops, sells, and supports the latest PIT tag technology available for fisheries and wildlife conservation.  The Aqua KAM will be a key member of the field sales team and plays a critical role in supporting our Company’s customer centric business model. The KAM will report to the our Animal Health Global Aquaculture Lead and will work closely with the Director of Sales and Marketing at Biomark. The KAM position will work in Canada to understand and identify corporate customer account needs by selling our Animal Health products and Biomark PIT Tag products while providing technology and services that support the customer’s strategies.  Duties include communication about products and services in a way that’s meaningful and relevant to each individual customer, primary point of contact for customers and prospective customers, meetings with key personnel/decision makers to understand customer needs and identification of business opportunities, etc.

See full details here: https://jobs.merck.com/us/en/job/R26992/Aqua-Key-Account-Manager-British-Columbia-Le-chef-de-compte-strat%C3%A9gique-d’aquaculture-Colombie-Britannique


Title: Assistant Hatchery Division Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Western WA, Multiple Locations
Salary: $70,502.00–$93,468.00 Annually
Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

We are recruiting to fill one Assistant Hatchery Division Manager within the Fish Program’s Hatcheries Division, duty location is usually in the NRB at 1111 Washington Street, SE, Olympia, WA 98501 but duty station can be negotiated if selected for the position. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be help as qualified applications are identified, this positions may be filled and the recruitment closed. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application materials as soon as possible. The first review of applicants will begin on 12/20/2019. The WDFW Hatcheries Division operates 80 hatchery facilities to produce over 168 million salmon, steelhead, trout, and warmwater fish for commercial and recreational fisheries or species conservation and recovery requirements based upon the Agency mandate (RCW 77.04.012). The Division is also responsible for implementation of the Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Hatchery and Fishery Reform policy (C-3619). The Assistant Hatchery Division Manager reports directly to the Hatchery Division manager who reports directly to the Director of Fish Program. The Hatcheries System biennial budget controlled totals $64M, and supports 275 FTEs. The Hatchery Division also includes the central office administration, mass marking and coded-wire tag operations, hatchery reform, hatchery capital and maintenance projects.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2650137/assistant-hatchery-division-manager-12051f


Title: Fisheries, Planning, Modeling, Regulations and ESA Response Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $85,335.00–$94,816.00 Annually
Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

The position is responsible for monitoring salmon and steelhead, including populations that originate in freshwater (approximately 8,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of fish bearing streams).  This position is essential in the development of pre-season fishing plans, in-season management, and post-season reporting for the commercial and recreational fisheries in the marine waters of Puget Sound and the Ocean targeting salmon and steelhead.  The FPMRESAR Manager reports directly to the Statewide Salmon and Steelhead Manager and is responsible for coordination of salmon and steelhead fishery information (modeling, reporting, and documentation) and Endangered Species Act (ESA) permitting for fish and shellfish.  In addition, this position is responsible for all personnel in the Planning, Modeling, Verification, ESA Response, and Sport Rules Coordination units.  The position requires constant exercise of strategic planning and critical decision making with outcomes affecting the health and diversity of food fish, game fish and shellfish statewide. 

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2647391-0/fisheries-planning-modeling-regulations-and-esa-response-manager-11962-19


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 are currently searching for an Intermediate Fisheries Biologist/Aquatic Scientist to join our Vancouver office. You combine a scientific background in fisheries and aquatic ecology with an entrepreneurial spirit. You work well within technical teams to complete environmental assessments, lead field studies and you have an established track record of building and maintaining strong client relationships. You are looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Reporting to the Manager Environmental Sciences in the Vancouver office, you will take on a strong role in program design and implementation, project management, and client and business development. Some travel and field work is required for this position.

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


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


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

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Link: 
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2741147-0/scientific-technician-2-non-permanent-02477-20

 


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