Monday November 21, 2022
Description: FISHBIO, a fisheries research and monitoring firm, is seeking a Fisheries Biologist for our offices in Chico or Oakdale, CA.
Responsibilities: Tasks include, but are not limited to, field data collection, data analysis, report writing, study design, and technical support for various projects.
Requirements/Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in fisheries biology, aquatic biology/ecology, environmental engineering, or closely related field; or possess five or more years of experience in a related field. The right candidate will have a general knowledge of anadromous fish, resident salmonids, fish passage, endangered species consultation, habitat assessment, or fish management strategies and water resources. Experience and physical ability to collect field data (e.g., fisheries monitoring, water quality, surveying, hydraulics/hydrology) are required: must be in good health, able to lift 50 lbs., and be a good swimmer. Excellent communication abilities that include technical writing skills, one-on-one discussions, and group presentations are a must.
Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of California rivers and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, as well as California native and non-native fish species. Should have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and ideally statistical software such as R. Strong candidates will be detail-oriented, creative at problem-solving, resourceful, self-motivated, and comfortable in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment. Experience in statistics or regulatory policy is desired.
To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.