Job: Fisheries Biologist III

Title Fisheries Biologist III
Agency, Location Lummi Nation, Bellingham, WA
Categories Permanent
Job # 13649
Salary $25.09-28.10/hour

This is an exempt position that serves as a senior staff natural resource specialist, and will be assigned projects that are a high priority for the Lummi Natural Resource (LNR) Department.  The Fisheries Biologist will be responsible for all technical aspects of LNR’s finfish harvest operations (for salmon, steelhead, halibut, herring, hooligans, etc) in a manner consistent with existing tribal harvest and resource protection objectives and policies, domestic and international agreements, and legal and regulatory frameworks.  This position will work collaboratively with LNR’s Stock Assessment division in the analysis of salmon life history parameters. The Fisheries Biologist will coordinate and interact with technical representatives from domestic and international agencies on issues related to the management of finfish species. This position requires extensive knowledge in salmon biology and management, as well as a familiarity with tribal fishing rights.


B.S. in Fisheries Science and 5 years of relevant work experience, or M.S. in Fisheries Science and 3 years of relevant work experience, or PhD in Fisheries Science.  Also, 3 years of experience incorporating bio-statistics and/or ecological modeling into academic or professional work.


Ad Closing Date:  December 11, 2019 or until filled


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