Aquatic Restoration Ecologist: Washington State

WA State Department of Natural Resources
Washington State
Job Category
Full time Positions
$41,352 - $55,524 annually
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The Aquatics Assessment and Monitoring Team (AAMT) seeks a scientist with a passion for conducting both field and mesocosm research to address questions relevant to managing aquatic resources under changing environmental conditions. You will need to apply your abilities to respond calmly and rapidly to challenges arising in the field and laboratory. Your scientific curiosity will serve you in identifying ways to compile and analyze existing data in new ways to address relevant resource management questions. Leadership skills will allow you to train and coordinate a diverse group of partners and volunteers in conducting safe and efficient field campaigns. Skills in verbal, written and online presentations will be necessary to communicate research findings to agency management, scientific colleagues, community scientists, and external stakeholders.
A Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, ecology, biology or related discipline Two (2) years demonstrated experience in ecological research involving field data collection, laboratory sample processing and analysis, application of statistical models, and technical report writing. Experience safely leading field crews and ensuring completion of quality deliverables. Demonstrated experience in applying statistical models to spatial data. Experience with spatial data collection (GPS), analysis, and mapping systems (GIS). Experience with web or online communication platform. Excellent writing skills. Proficiency with data analysis, and use of software for creation of compelling graphics, maps, presentations, and reports. Ability to summarize complex scientific findings suitable for presenting to a range of audiences. WA State DNR Core Competencies: -Personal Accountability -Value Others -Compassionate Communication Inspire Others -Commitment to Excellence Must apply online
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