Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife


Ephrata, WA


$5,241.00 - $7,043.00 Monthly

Job Posted On: July 7, 2024


The Fish Program – Fish Management Division in Ephrata, Washington, is seeking a Warmwater Fish Biologist (Fish & Wildlife Biologist 3) to implement management actions that provide warmwater fishing opportunities and manage Washington’s warmwater fish species. This full-time, permanent position may be eligible for telework and includes responsibilities in Grant County, Washington.


Organize and conduct warmwater fishery surveys in Region 2

Implement fishery management projects (e.g., broodstock collection, fish stocking, habitat enhancement)

Perform environmental data collection and fish habitat assessment

Maintain and manage fish survey and creel databases

Analyze data and summarize findings for regional management goals

Develop management plans and implement fishery enhancement actions

Communicate project findings to stakeholders and the public

Supervise and mentor staff, coordinate project logistics, and ensure compliance with standards


Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science

Three (3) years of professional experience in fish, wildlife, or habitat management or research

Experience with warmwater fish species and populations, sampling equipment, and techniques

Technical writing and statistical analysis skills

Knowledge of environmental regulations, aquatic habitats, and fish biology

Ability to lead, delegate, and supervise field staff

Salary: $5,241.00 – $7,043.00 Monthly

Application Deadline: July 16, 2024

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