Job: Fisheries Biologist

Title Fisheries Biologist
Agency, Location Orutsararmiut Native Council, Bethel, Alaska
Categories Apply, Permanent
Job # 14005
Salary $50,000-65,000+ DOE with full benefits

Under the supervision of the Natural Resource director, the fisheries biologist will execute fisheries research projects, analyze data pertaining to fisheries research, grant writing, management and reporting (written and verbal), attend fisheries management meetings, coordinate fisheries educational outreach efforts and supervise up to 10 seasonal fisheries technicians. The fisheries biologist will also maintain and repair fisheries equipment.


Candidates must have a solid understanding of fisheries and ecological principles; a B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited college with a major in fisheries or a related field in contemporary anthropology. Additional studies or familiarity with human dimensions and resource management issues in rural Alaska is preferred. Experience working with Tribal organizations is highly desired along with knowledge of Alaska’s subsistence management concerns; grant writing, budget management, and program development skills. Possess good field/outdoor skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and be willing to travel to Kuskokwim area villages and regional or statewide meetings. Preferred candidates should also have three years of relevant professional work experience (M.S. Degree substitutes for 2 years’ experience)

Ad Closing Date: 9/25/20 or until filled


Janessa Esquible-Hussion/[email protected]