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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 Hatchery Specialist 2 – In-training
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Salkum, WA
Salary: $2,781.00 – $3,964.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 12/9/2019

Description:

The position will perform a variety of technical and scientific duties at the hatchery facility within a complex, rearing anadromous and inland species of fish. The position performs a variety of technician scientific fish culture duties and hatchery related maintenance. Key duties include: monitoring fish behavior and health, identifies, sorts and samples species for spawning and adult distribution; monitors fish and egg productions, identifies marked adults and collects tags/marks for bio sampling as directed and records data, etc. 

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2641348/fish-hatchery-specialist-2-in-training-11711


Title: Scientific Technician 3, Career Seasonal
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $3,198.00 – $4,161.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 12/8/2019

Description:

This position functions as a lead fishery sampler, performing advanced technical scientific duties, independently executing established and new sampling procedures, and training and directing technicians in sampling Puget Sound fisheries on the Olympic Peninsula.  This position collects and summarizes recreational salmon and marine fish fisheries data to meet sampling goals set by biometricians.  Proper implementation of this region’s fisheries sampling program provides the information necessary to estimate catch and effort statistics for recreational fisheries management, assessment of biological information by stock, and subsequent achievement of spawning escapements and court-mandated catch allocations.  The responsibilities of this position are advanced technical scientific duties and are performed under very limited supervision.  This position aids in the hiring (interviews, reference checks, etc.) and training of employees, may conduct boat surveys, edits data, and samples recreational fisheries. The location of the sampling work is at various docks and boat ramps at Sekiu, WA resorts during Pacific Halibut, marine fish, and mark-selective salmon fisheries in Marine Areas 4 and 5..

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2610116/scientific-technician-3-career-seasonal-09810f


Title: Fish Management Division Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $85,170.00–$106,605.00 Annually
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be held as qualified applicants are identified, the 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 12/02/19. The Fish Management Division Manager reports to the Fish Program Director.  The Fish Management Division in the Fish Program is responsible for ensuring healthy and diverse inland fish, marine fish and shellfish populations.  The Fish Management Division provides sustainable commercial and recreational fisheries when conservation objectives for fish and shellfish populations are met.  This Division prevents and controls aquatic invasive species in Washington’s waters and tracks toxic contaminants in Puget Sound biota. The Fish Management Division Manager leads the statewide Fish Management Division by directing activities for inland fish, marine fish and shellfish for conservation, recreational and commercial purposes. This position provides statewide oversight of fish resource goals and objectives and prioritizes the statewide programs for assessment and management of inland fish, marine fish and shellfish resources.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2620734/fish-management-division-manager-10950f


Title: Fish Biologist 3
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,600.00 – $6,036.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 12/4/2019

Description:

This position exists to independently collect data and develop scientifically based fisheries management plans that meet WDFW conservation objectives while maximizing sustainable harvest opportunities for fisheries resources in WA.  The position will support the agency mission by independently designing, developing and implementing biological assessments, studies, and research for all freshwater and anadromous fish management activities. Duties include: developing preseason management plans for salmon and steelhead that meet conservation objectives while maximizing harvest opportunity, managing the Inland Fish Program (lowland lakes, resident and anadromous cutthroat, rainbow trout and bull trout in streams and rivers) within Thurston and Mason Counties, etc.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2635553-0/fish-biologist-3-permanent-11337-19


Title: Puget Sound Shellfish Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $85,170.00–$97,320.00 Annually
Application deadline: Open until filled

Description:

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be held as qualified applicants are identified, the 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 12/02/19. The Puget Sound Shellfish Manager provides resource management leadership and is responsible for planning, development, administration, and implementation of the Puget Sound shellfish program and the statewide program for shellfish disease and pest control.  Specifically, this position leads, supervises, directs, and exercise administrative, policy, and technical control over an interdisciplinary team of biologists and technicians, to successfully manage, regulate, monitor and enhance shellfish resources in Washington State.  Functions as Department lead in collaborative resource management forums with Washington Treaty Tribes, and other state natural resource agencies including Department of Natural Resources, State Parks, and Department of Health. The end result is to develop and implement strategic agency policies that provide sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities that maximize the economic benefit to local communities and the shellfish industry. This position is key to moving the agency a significant distance toward meeting these objectives.  This position directly supervises 3 full-time and part-time FTE’s and a total of 24 full-time and part-time FTE’s indirectly through subordinates.  This position supervises WMS 02 – Puget Sound Policy Coordinator, Biologist 4 – Puget Sound Dungeness Crab and Shrimp Manager, and an Administrative Assistant 3.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2633743/puget-sound-shellfish-manager-10908


Title: Energy and Major Projects Division Manager
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Mill Creek, WA
Salary: $81,763.00–$100,248.00 Annually
Application deadline: 12/5/2019

Description:

The Energy and Major Projects Division is one of the Divisions in the Habitat Program and reports to the Habitat Program Director. Staff within the division provide biological and regulatory expertise in permitting, licensing, relicensing, and implementation for hydroelectric, wind power, solar, other energy generation (biomass, geothermal), and selected major projects in order to secure conditions (including project designs, operations, mitigation, enhancements, and implementation plans) that conserve and enhance fish, wildlife, and habitats. The Energy and Major Projects Manager is responsible for overseeing multiple program vectors associated with energy and major projects, energy policy, and water policy. The incumbent is responsible for presenting recommendations to the Habitat Program Director on state and federal legislation and administrative policy, business practices, and recommended courses of action. The incumbent is responsible for the success of the Energy and Major Projects Division. The incumbent will also work at the federal level to ensure WA’s interests are considered and that WA is continues to lead on development of carbon neutral energy in a way that works for wildlife and fish.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2634677/energy-and-major-projects-division-manager-11468h

 


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: Fish Biologist 4
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,829.00 – $6,344.00 Monthly

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

This is a permanent Fisheries Biologist 4 position in the Fish Program, Fish Management-District 11.  The duty station for this position is the Natural Resource Building in Olympia, WA  98501.

This position serves as the agency expert responsible for fishery management activities on the South Puget Sound (District 11).  This position is responsible for designing and overseeing stock assessment activities focused on anadromous salmonids and inland water fisheries (i.e. warmwater species, trout and kokanee). The incumbent manages fish resources to meet agency goals with respect to stewardship and utilization. Effectively implements agency objectives that require a high level of coordination and collaboration with inter-and intra-agency entities, tribes, industry and the public, including negotiating with Treaty Tribes to adopt annual salmon and steelhead spawning escapement estimates, run reconstruction, model development and forecasting of run sizes. Incumbent authors reports regarding the result of studies in technical reports, internal memos and peer review papers.  The district biologist provides input and recommendations for management and conservation actions to WDFW policy staff.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2554183-0/fish-biologist-4-permanent-08526-19


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


Title: Fisheries Biologist 1
Agency: Okanagan Nation Alliance
Location: Westbank, BC
Salary: DOE/DOQ

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

The Biologist 1 will undertake duties within the Okanagan/Columbia and Fraser basins, with project and work sites primarily in the Columbia Region. The job holder will be required to work collegially with all departments and partners, Okanagan Nation communities, committees, working groups, special interest groups and businesses.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organise and undertake assigned scientific projects and provide scientific information, advice and recommendations to an assigned supervisory biologist, researchers, colleagues and external clients.
• Apply Fish enumeration, identification and collection techniques, biological sampling and collect otoliths as required.
• Participate and occasionally lead short term projects such as field and laboratory studies.
• Maintain custody and safekeeping of biological samples, sample archives, scientific equipment and instrumentation.
• Supervise and train field technicians on field projects, review time sheets and assist with hiring of technicians as assigned.
• Draft work plans, schedules and budgets with assigned supervisory biologist.
• Provide written activity reports, represent the ONA at technical committee meetings and attend department staff meetings as required.

See full details here: https://www.syilx.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/JD-Biologist-1-Upper-Columbia-July-2019-new-postion.pdf


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