Lummi Nation Job Center:
Fisheries Biologist I (NEW)

Job Details

Job Title
Fisheries Biologist I (NEW)
Open Date
04/07/2021
Close Date
04/21/2021
Department
61
Duration
1
Vacancies
1
Job Summary
This is an entry level professional position that will support the Stock Assessment and Salmon Enhancement programs in the Lummi Natural Resources Department. Principal duties include monitoring juvenile salmonids using a rotary screw trap, conducting spawning ground surveys, conducting beach seine surveys, and PIT tagging salmonids throughout the Nooksack River. The incumbent will also manage data, biological samples, tools, and equipment associated with those projects. Other duties may include assisting with additional field projects, field work planning and implementation, monitoring and supervising field technicians, or assisting with reporting. Work is performed from skiffs with outboards, on foot with protective gear, or from larger fishing or research vessels. This position is under the supervision of the SA Manager and senior Fisheries Biologists, depending on the specific project. Incumbent must be a responsible and independent worker. Incumbent must possess leadership qualities, problem solving and communication skills. Work schedules are typically 8:00 am 4:30 pm but the schedule will vary as the project requires. Applicants should expect to work nights and weekends on occasion. Work may at times result in exposure to adverse weather conditions and require physical stamina and good judgement. This is a grant-funded position and is subject to future funding availability, though procurement of future funds is likely. The Lummi Indian Business Council provides competitive medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

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