Job: Oceanographer

Title Oceanographer
Agency, Location NWIFC, WA
Categories Professional
Job # 12100
Salary $47,655 - $57,657 DOQ
End Date 2017-01-31

Focus primarily on changing ocean conditions and associated impacts to species of interest, specifically as they relate to tribal ocean fishery resources. Work under the direction of the coastal tribe’s fishery managers and their pertinent technical staff to support their marine science needs. Participate within international, federal, state and inter-tribal forums to observe, analyze, and report on the impacts of changing ocean condition related to treaty resources and ocean fishery management.


BS in Oceanography or related with course work in modeling and three years of experience; an advanced degree may be substituted for experience. Demonstrated expertise in statistical inference, ecological and oceanographic modeling, experimental and sampling design, and oceanographic research. Communication skills required include creating concise reports and summarizing complex information (both technical and non-technical).


Wendy Bowman, HR