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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: Biologist, Ecologist, or Wetland Specialist
Agency: KPFF Consulting Engineers

Location: Lacey, WA
Salary: DOE

Application deadline: Open until filled, posted November 12, 2018


Conduct desktop and field assessments to support habitat restoration, fish passage and environmental compliance of civil engineering and restoration projects. The position is often a contributor to multidisciplinary teams and works with engineers to design watershed restoration projects. Coordinate SEPA, NEPA or other federal, state, and local permits or authorizations within the Pacific Northwest.  Conduct field based inventory or assessments involving walking in streams and mountainous areas or shoreline areas. Responsible for leading or contributing to the timely management, development, and delivery of accurate and high quality technical studies and environmental documents for natural resource and infrastructure projects.

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Title: Deputy Hatchery Manager
Agency: Lummi Nation
Location: Acme, WA
Salary: $25.09-32.18 per hour DOE

Application deadline: December 6, 2018


Under  the  direction  of  the  Skookum  Creek Hatchery  Manager,  follows  the  chain  of  command,  leads  the  operation  of  a  Coho  salmon  augmentation  program  and  a  Chinook  recovery  program,  coordinates  hatchery  plans  with  the Hatchery Manager, Salmon Enhancement Program Manager, Salmon Enhancement Specialists and technicians,  and  other  fisheries  management  staff.    The  incumbent  performs  all  duties  in  strict accordance with Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)  permit  requirements, Fisheries Co-Manager policies, and all LIBC policies and procedures.  This is a professional position and exempt from the payment of overtime.  On-site housing may be available for this position.

Contact information: [email protected] / (360)312-2023

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Title: Salmon Recovery Specialist or Watershed Project Coordinator (2 positions)
Agency: Hood Canal Coordinating Council

Location: Poulsbo, WA
Salary: $24.90 – $31.00 per hour

Application deadline: December 10, 2018 first review, open until filled


Salmon Recovery Specialist– Responsible for guiding the HCCC salmon recovery program to implement the Hood Canal and Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca Summer Chum Salmon Recovery plan and advance the work that remains to be accomplished to achieve recovery.

Link to full Salmon Recovery Specialist job announcement

Watershed Project Coordinator– Work with HCCC watershed program and salmon program staff to coordinate projects advancing and implementing the Integrated Watershed Plan and the Hood Canal and Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca Summer Chum Salmon Recovery Plan.

Link to full Watershed Project Coordinator job announcement

About HCCC

HCCC was established in 1985 as a watershed based council of governments. It consists of the five governments in the Hood Canal watershed: Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties and the Port Gamble S’Klallam and Skokomish Tribes. The HCCC is a Washington State non-profit public benefit corporation with 501(c)(3) status and registered as a Charitable Organization with the State of Washington. For more information about HCCC, please visit our web page,

Title: Senior Scientist
Agency: Cramer Fish Sciences

Location: Portland, OR
Salary: Competitive base salary based on qualifications

Application deadline: Open until filled


Cramer Fish Sciences (CFS) is a fisheries research consulting firm serving the Pacific Northwest and California. Our mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to provide scientifically robust solutions to our clients for a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. The CFS team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communication. The Senior Scientist supports these outcomes by providing science expertise and leadership within the company and with clients, developing projects, obtaining funding, providing project management leadership for multiple projects including managing and directing staff, statistical analysis, and reporting and publication of results.

See full details here: CFS Sr. Scientist 9-20-2018

Title: Laboratory Technician 2 (Certified)
Agency: The Okanagan Nation Alliance

Location: Penticton, BC
Salary: DOE

Application deadline: Open until filled, posted November 9, 2018


The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) is the tribal council for the eight Okanagan Nation communities which includes Osoyoos Indian Band, Upper Nicola Band, Upper Similkameen Indian Band, Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Penticton Indian Band, Westbank First Nation, Okanagan Indian Band and the Confederated Tribes of the Northern WA state. The ONA’s mandate is to advance, assert, support and preserve Okanagan Nation sovereignty. Further, the ONA is charged with providing members with a forum to discuss and form positions on areas of common concern.

The ONA is seeking to employ a skilled and experienced individual to work as a Laboratory Technician 2 (Certified). The Technician will undertake duties within the Okanagan Nation Alliance Fisheries Laboratory located in Penticton. The successful applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and be able to work as part of a

See full details here: Fisheries Laboratory Technician 2 (Certified)

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