Douglas Island Pink & Chum, Inc. (DIPAC) is a private non-profit hatchery operator that produces chum, Chinook, coho and sockeye salmon at two facilities in the Juneau area for the common property fisheries of Northern Southeast Alaska. The Evaluation and Lab Supervisor, stationed at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery in Juneau, is responsible for coordinating and conducting various assessment programs to aid in the evaluation of hatchery production processes, fishery contribution and overall success of the corporation’s enhancement programs.
Duties include, but are not limited to, assessment of the developmental progress at various life stages within the production process, assist with certain aspects of hatchery operations, coordination of marking and tagging programs, sampling adult salmon for otolith and scale aging, data compilation and reporting, quality control of sampling and data collection, and training/supervising seasonal employees.
Qualifications: Degree in fisheries biology or closely related field and two years of practical experience in fisheries or fish culture preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, have skiff experience and must possess or obtain a valid Alaska driver’s license.
Compensation: Salary DOE. Competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays.