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Company

Department of Fish and Wildlife

Location

John Day Oregon

Salary

$3,951 - $6,043 Monthly

Thursday May 12, 2022

Description: In this role you will work under the general direction of the project leader to plan, develop, implement, and analyze the data of studies to evaluate the escapement and productivity of spring Chinook salmon and steelhead, and their habitat.

Responsibilities:

• Design and implement research studies to collect required data for model inputs. Walk streams to estimate redd and adult spring Chinook and steelhead numbers. Conduct research in support of the Oregon Plan monitoring efforts by interpreting data and identifying pattern gaps, developing hypotheses for testing using current and future data. Measure lengths and weights of juvenile salmon.

• Develop and assess appropriate statistical and analytical approaches for complex data analysis, including multi-stage life-cycle modeling. Conduct GIS analysis of data. Enter and manages data in computer databases such as Microsoft Access, PTAGIS, and GIS. Tabulate, summarize and analyze data in formats suitable for written and oral presentation.

• Collaborate with project leaders in authoring and writing information reports, manuscripts, and special publications. Meet with and present significant results to co-managers and partners and at professional meetings. Coordinate project activities with districts, regions, federal agencies, tribal agencies and private landowners to achieve research goals.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Two years of biological experience performing studies, research, or resource management activities in a fish or wildlife program that included one year of at least two of the following: gathering data, analyzing data, or preparing reports, and a Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science, or a closely-related Bachelor’s degree with at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of biological/ecological coursework; or three additional years of  biological experience performing studies, research, or resource management activities in a fish or wildlife program; OR

• One year of biological experience performing studies, research, or resource management activities in a fish or wildlife program that included at least two of the following: gathering data, analyzing data, or preparing reports, and a Master’s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science, or a closely-related Master’s degree in biological/ecological sciences; OR

• A Doctorate degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science, or a closely-related Doctorate degree in biological/ecological sciences.

Applicants who have obtained a Master’s degree or Doctorate that included work experience from an internship, work/study, thesis, or similar program may list this experience in their application to receive credit for the work experience. The Master’s degree/Doctorate and applicable work experience will be considered separately and both the education and applicable experience may count toward minimum qualifications.

Requested Skills:

• Coordinating and planning field crew activities

• Designing field protocols and project/data reports

• Collecting and entering data into a central database

• Analyzing, summarizing and communicating the findings of data analyses

• Using quantitative data analysis tools

• Writing progress reports, technical reports or scientific publications

Salary: $3,951.00 – $6,043.00 Monthly

Start Date: 05/17/2022

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