Fisheries Biologist III

The Fisheries Biologist III position will provide direct oversight for the Spokane Tribal Fisheries,Lake Roosevelt Fisheries Evaluation Program and Northern Pike Suppression and Monitoring Program. The position will assist the Fisheries Program Manager with carrying out the mission of the Department. Specific activities include leading the Lake Roosevelt angler creel survey, general fishery monitoring, Northern Pike suppression, monitoring, and outreach, summer youth mentorship, Fall Walleye Index Netting (FWIN), acoustic receiver array maintenance, and collecting data to inform husbandry and release strategies of the Spokane Tribal Hatchery (BPA Project #1991-046) and Rainbow Trout Net Pen Program (BPA Project #1995-009). The position will lead the day-to-day coordination of the projects described above. The position will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of all data collected and disseminated. The position will lead generation of annual reports, grants, manuscripts, and public presentations on behalf of the Department. The position will lead a diverse team of Biologists and Technicians, provide oversight of equipment maintenance and procurement, and will effectively delegate duties to meet project objectives and deadlines. The position will be required to regularly represent the Department on regional technical teams, committees, at meetings, and in the media. Knowledge and experience in fisheries management, reservoir management, and staff management are required for this position. Additional job duties include assisting with other Department activities including, but not limited to; fieldwork, community engagement and outreach, and assisting Program Biologists and Manager with the development of fishery management recommendations. This position is a “safety sensitive” position.

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Spokane Tribal Fisheries


Wellpinit, WA



Date Posted

September 06, 2018

Job Type

Full Time