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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: Regional Habitat Program Manager, Region 4
Agency: Washington Dept. Fish and Wildlife
Location: Mill Creek, WA
Pay Rate: $80,000.00–$93,636.00
Application deadline: 2/09/2020

Description:

This position must directly manage activities in several major program functional areas: Forest Habitats, Aquatic Systems, Priority Habitats and Species/Growth Management Shoreline Management, Regulatory Services (Hydraulic Project Approvals), Renewable Energy Projects, Salmon Recovery, Watershed Management and Program Administration. This position is a member of the Habitat Program’s Senior Management Team (SMT), which is composed of the Habitat Program Director, Deputy Habitat Program Director, Regional Program Mangers and Division Managers. This position will lead, control, and direct regional habitat program unit (18 permanent full time employees, highest level supervised is Assistant Regional Habitat Program Manager) to assure consistent implementation of the program, meet the goals and direction of the program and its headquarters divisions, and act as the habitat program coordinator for regional involvement in various agency initiatives. Serve as a member of the Habitat Program Senior Management Team to facilitate cross region and program wide communications and consistency in service delivery. This position is accountable through the Deputy Habitat Program Director for; personnel, budget, policy implementation, operations, interagency liaison, regional integration of Olympia program direction and decision-making responsibilities consistent with program and agency policy’s and budget parameters.

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2689702/regional-habitat-program-manager-region-4-00771h


Title: Fish Biologist I/II
Agency: Colville Confederated Tribes Fish and Wildlife Dept.
Location: Inchelium, WA
Pay Rate: $20.80–$28.14, DOE
Application deadline: 1/31/2020

Description:

The Fisheries Biologist I/II performs journey-level biologist duties under the general supervision of the Resident Fisheries Senior-Principal Biologist. Duties include independently conducting professional biological studies or research and providing analysis and assessment of fisheries data. This position assists in managing a variety of moderately complex programs and projects including hatchery monitoring and evaluation, and creel studies. The Fisheries Biologist I/II gathers and analyzes a variety of data on Colville Confederated Tribes Reservation lakes and streams. Primarily, this position will be responsible for implementing creel surveys and analysis, performing laboratory work related to fish aging and stock identification, and preparing technical reports.

 

See full details here: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11278&clientkey=753A1C05F4FE96A96F51BF3F59639790


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: Endowment Fund Manager
Agency: Pacific Salmon Commission 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Salary: $90,000–$114,000
Application deadline: 2/7/2020

Description:

The incumbent will serve as the authority and primary contact on PSC grant programs, including processes for project review, selection, implementation, and reporting. In particular, the successful candidate will: oversee information dissemination about project results, Fund Committee/Yukon Panel activities, and related issues under the guidance of the Fund Committees, Yukon Panel, and the Executive Secretary; facilitate communication among the Fund Committees, Yukon Panel, Commission, Secretariat staff, and other bodies as necessary; provide an annual report to the PSC Commissioners about fund expenditures, status of
the master trust, and other significant issues as directed; organize and lead visits to project sites as directed by the Fund Committees and Yukon Panel; document major achievements in PSC-funded projects through photography, videography, website postings, and other means; maintain an archive of funded projects, including scientific results, financial records, and
principal investigators; etc.

See full details here: https://www.psc.org/about-us/history-purpose/employment-opportunities/


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

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Application Deadline: 1/30/2020
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2693672-0/scientific-technician-2-non-permanent-00710-20

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Application Deadline: 1/30/2020
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2693863/scientific-technician-2-non-permanent-00711-20

Title: Scientific Technician 2
Application Deadline: 1/30/2020
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2690948-0/scientific-technician-2-non-permanent-00085-20

Title: Scientific Technician 3
Application Deadline: 2/9/2020
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2698752/scientific-technician-3-01025

Title: Scientific Technician 3
Application Deadline: 2/9/2020
Link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2698752/scientific-technician-3-01026


Title: Fish Biologist 3
Agency: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Location: Olympia, WA
Salary: $4,600.00–$6,036.00 Monthly
Application deadline: 1/30/2020

Description:

The senior warmwater fish biologist for Region 6 plays a key role in pursuit of WDFW’s mission by providing technical expertise and management of Washington State’s warmwater fish species.  This includes fish management duties that contribute to improving recreational fishing opportunities for warmwater fish, while protecting sensitive fish stocks.  The Warmwater senior biologist independently prioritizes, organizes, directs, develops and conducts detailed biological investigations of warmwater fish populations, formulates management solutions to improve warmwater fishing opportunities, develops partnerships with local communities to promote warmwater fishing opportunities, and manages budgets and staff within multiple areas of responsibility, and provides modeling expertise that supports warmwater fish regulation changes and harvest management across the state.  This particular position is the staff expert that is primarily responsible for all of the Warmwater Enhancement Program’s activities in Districts 11, 15, 16 and 17, but various duties such as assisting on special projects, attending meetings, giving presentations and consulting on warmwater fish culture and management will require statewide travel and cooperation with WDFW staff from other regions and programs along with other agencies and organizations. 

See full details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2678880/fish-biologist-3-permanent-00003-20


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: 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: 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


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