Job: Fisheries Biologist III

Title Fisheries Biologist III
Agency, Location Lummi Nation, Bellingham, WA
Categories Permanent
Job # 13944
Salary $25.09 – $32.32/hr DOE

The Fisheries Biologist III is a professional level position within the Stock Assessment Division of the Natural Resources Department. The incumbent coordinates and conducts highly specialized fisheries monitoring and evaluation work in support of LIBC fisheries priorities and strategic objectives. The incumbent is responsible for the operation of the South Fork Nooksack River rotary smolt trap, leading the passive integrated transponder (PIT-tag) monitoring program, managing biological sample collections and field data, conducting high level data analyses, producing technical reports, and supervising technicians and biologists. In addition, the incumbent works closely with the Salmon Enhancement Division in support of the South Fork Chinook Rescue Program to monitor and evaluate management actions related to supplementation efforts. The incumbent performs all duties in strict accordance with monitoring and evaluation terms and conditions, scientific collection permit requirements, Fisheries Co-Manager policies, and all LIBC policies and procedures. The Lummi Indian Business Council provides competitive health, dental, and retirement benefits.


Bachelor degree in Fisheries Science, Native Environmental Science or equivalent and five (5) years of relevant work experience; OR

M.S. in Fisheries Science or equivalent and two (2) years of relevant work experience; OR

PhD in fisheries science

Ad Closing Date: Open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received before July 1, 2020


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