Lead Marine Mammal Researcher (F&W Research Scientist 1) – Permanent – *06074 – Washington

Agency
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Location
Lakewood, Washington
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$5,102.00 - $6,691.00 Monthly
Start Date
09/20/2020
Last Date to Apply
09/14/2020
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2853408/lead-marine-mammal-researcher-fw-research-scientist-1-permanent-06074?keywords=06074&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
FULL-TIME/PERMANENT FISH & WILDLIFE RESEARCH SCIENTIST Lakewood, WA Lead Marine Mammal Researcher Wildlife Program Are you passionate about Washington’s Marine Mammals? In this position you would conduct research designed to advance the scientific knowledge of ecological requirements and population dynamics of marine mammals. This position is responsible for conducting independent work as well as collaborating with other federal and state resource management agencies and higher education institutions involved with wildlife research in Washington. With that in mind, Picture yourself as the Agency’s expert on marine mammals and representing the Agency on technical committees and presenting research and results at local and regional scientific conferences. We see a person who can communicate well with all people. This person would not only inform, but they would also create a positive dialogue with all parties involved. The optimal candidate is a team player who respects and values the opinions of others, creating an inclusive cohesive team environment where every member feels they contribute to the project.
Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD. in Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology, or related field; PhD. in Statistics with a focus on ecological systems or a related field; or a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Advanced knowledge in statistics and data analysis. Expert understanding of scientific methods and protocols. Advanced writing skills and the ability to publish in peer-reviewed publications as first author. Advanced knowledge of research and survey/monitoring study design. Previous supervisory experience. Fluent in programming and statistical software such as R and other statistical analysis packages, database/spreadsheet software. Knowledge of marine mammal/fishery interactions and issues. Safe boat operation in various marine environments. Successful grant writing experience. Ability to track and manage budgets. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to capture and safely handle marine mammals.
Contact Person
Kaila Daudt
Contact Phone
360.701.3287
Contact eMail
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