Job: Fisheries Biologist III

Title Fisheries Biologist III
Agency, Location Lummi Nation, Bellingham, WA
Categories Permanent
Job # 13928
Salary $25.09-$32.32/hour

 The Fisheries Biologist will provide technical expertise and analysis supporting the Lummi Natural Resources Department’s management of salmon, and other finfish species, in a manner consistent with existing tribal harvest and resource protection objectives and policies, domestic and international agreements, and legal and regulatory frameworks.  The Fisheries Biologist will coordinate and interact with technical representatives from domestic and international agencies, participate in developing annual salmon fishing plans consistent with inter-jurisdictional harvest limitations, and be responsible for technical review and revision of existing salmon harvest and recovery plans. This position will work collaboratively with LNR’s Stock Assessment division to develop and maintain spawner-recruit models, conduct analysis of salmon life history parameters, and contribute to generating salmon run-size forecast and escapement estimates. The Fisheries Biologist will oversee biological sampling, test fisheries and data analysis for proactive and adaptive fisheries management.


B.S. in Fisheries Science and 5 years of relevant work experience, or M.S. in Fisheries Science and 2 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:  Open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received before June 26, 2020


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