Conducts professional level biological and stock assessment work with emphasis in salmon Commercial Harvest, including planning, developing and evaluating fisheries management projects and/or activities requiring the knowledge and application of statistical and mathematical methodologies.
Required: Master’s degree in Fisheries Biology or Fisheries Science from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by 13 semester or 20 quarter hours of statistics and/or biometrics (course numbers of 300 or higher). Transcripts are required as part of the application process. (A Bachelor’s degree in related field and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree requirement, but must include proof of supplemental courses as described above.) And three (3) years experience as a Biologist/Scientist for salmon harvest management and research and previous field supervisory experience.
Preferred: A PhD may substitute for three (3) years of experience.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Work is performed outdoors and in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear; and occasionally bend or crouch. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and toxic chemicals. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in the field. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.