Finfish Technician-Washington

Skokomish Indian Tribe
Skokomish, WA 98584
Job Category
Full time Positions
30,000-35,000 DOQ
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
: This position provides technical assistance to finfish program manager and biologists. During April through July, the individual will assist with a long-term steelhead supplementation project to be conducted within the Hood Canal. The individual will also assist with projects being conducted by other Tribal biologists; specifically, he or she will assist with estuary sampling and salmon spawner surveys. REPRESENTATIVE JOB DUTIES: • Conduct and participate in estuary monitoring • Parr and smolt collections • Salmon/Steelhead redd surveys • Smolt trap installation and removal • Redd pumping • Transporting of eggs and fry to Tacoma Power fish hatchery • Water quality analysis • Salmon pre-smolt abundance estimates, snorkel surveys, and backpack electro-fishing • CWT sampling on the salmon spawning grounds • Data tabulation and analysis • Other duties as assigned
• A two year degree in biology or related field; or a high school diploma and two years of relevant work experience. • Valid driver’s license and insurance • Must be physically fit and able to carry out demanding work in rugged terrain, in all weather conditions and on the water • Experience with handheld GPS units • Able to maintain accurate data and records. • Pass a Prepre-Employment employment Drug drug Screen screen Testtest • Ability to identify fish species • Prior experience with small boat operations • Familiarity with Skokomish fishing areas and Treaty rights Download full job description and application
Contact Person
Winona Plant
Contact Phone
360-426-4232 x. 2009
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