This position performs and coordinates the assessment of impacts on anadromous salmonid and shellfish resources and their habitats from past or planned development by applying scientific knowledge to the review of permits and plans within the Tribe’s Usual and Accustomed Fishing Area. This position supervises and coordinates the performance of professional, technical and administrative work in the operation of the Habitat Program and provides technical guidance and assistance on habitat issues to the Habitat Assistant Director.
A Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college in Fisheries Science, Biology, Water Resource Management, environmental engineering, or a closely related field including or supplemented by the following graduate level hours (graduate level classes have course numbers of 500 or higher): 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) in fisheries science, biology, a branch of biology, environmental engineering, or water resource assessment and management. In addition, at least 12 semester hours (16 quarter hours) in any combination of the following: chemistry, mathematics or statistics. Transcripts must be submitted with employment application and Official Transcripts are required for hiring.
Seven (7) years of directly relevant experience, including at least one (2) years of supervisory experience of professional scientific and technical staff.
The employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, use one or both feet to move controls, and drive a motor vehicle. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, balance, bend, crouch, kneel, twist, use hands to grasp, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift, push/pull and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in the field.