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

Application deadline: 8/18/2019 3:41 PM

Description:

The Department is seeking a leader with a proven ability to motivate others, build a strong sense of teamwork, collaborate with diverse interest groups, and successfully communicate and promote important biological principles.  This recruitment is for one full-time position within the Department’s Region 6 Habitat Program.  The duty station for this position is in the Natural Resources Building in Thurston County.

Consistent with Habitat Program’s strategic plan, this position provides team leadership to develop habitat related solutions when helping people live on the land in a manner that is fish, wildlife, and habitat friendly. The position models the way building and maintaining positive working relationships with our partners, characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual regard.

The position is responsible for the leadership and supervision of four (5) professional biologists and is supervised by the Regional Habitat Program Manager.

See full details here: WDFW Fish Bio 4


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: Fish Science Director
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,896.00 – $8,625.00 Monthly

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

This position is a member of the Fish Program Senior Management Team (FMT) and has statewide policy, budget, and strategic planning and decision-making authority and responsibilities. This position oversees approximately 200 FTEs located across the state in headquarter, regional, district, and local field offices.

This position manages six (6) program areas: (1) statewide research, monitoring, and evaluation, (2) laboratory research and operations, (3) fish health, (4) information technology and GIS, (5) statistics and biometric support, and (6) Columbia River science and policy. Statewide research, monitoring, and evaluation units support fishery management, hatchery operations, and salmon recovery activities. (e.g., ESA compliance, congressionally mandated Hatchery Reform, agency Fishery and Hatchery Reform, etc.). Laboratory operations include the Molecular Genetics Laboratory (MGL), Fish Health, Otolith, and Ageing. MGL supports agency-wide genetic and genomic science, research, monitoring, and investigative forensics for the Enforcement Program. The Fish Health Program includes veterinarian and fish health laboratory activities which is responsible for disease and pathogen diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation in the agency’s 83 hatcheries statewide. The Otolith (fish bones and hard parts) and ageing (fish scales) laboratories provide information for fisheries management, hatchery operations, and salmon recovery statewide. The Fish Program Biological Data Systems Unit is in charge of all data operations and GIS support for the Fish Program. The Quantitative Analysis, Synthesis, and Reporting Unit provides biometrician, statistical, and analytical support for the Fish Program statewide. Columbia River science and policy support is responsible for agency and Fish Program policy coordination with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Program for the Interior Columbia River and Snake River basins.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2436355-0/fish-science-director-wms03-04464-19


Title: Fisheries Biologist 2 – – Limnologist/ In-Lake Biologist
Agency: Okanagan Nation Alliance
Location: Westbank, BC
Salary: DOE/DOQ

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Description:

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 Washington State. The ONA’s mandate is to advance, assert, support and preserve Okanagan Nation sovereignty. Further, the Fisheries Department’s mandate is the conservation, protection, restoration, and enhancement of indigenous fisheries (anadromous and resident) and aquatic resources within Okanagan Nation Territory.

The ONA is seeking to employ a skilled and experienced individual to work as a Limnologist/ Fisheries Biologist 2 to carry out duties in the Okanagan and Columbia River Basins, with project and work sites primarily in the Okanagan. The successful applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, supervise field crews, be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills.

See full details here: https://cars.fisheries.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Fisheries-Biologist-2-in-lake.pdf


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