Wildlife Biologist/Ecologist-Idaho

Agency
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Fish & Wildlife
Location
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$24-$28 per hour DOE, plus competitive benefits
Last Date to Apply
02/22/2019
Website
http://restoringthekootenai.org/News/Employment
Description
Responsibilities: Assist Wildlife Division Manager with planning, development, and implementation of long-term wildlife habitat restoration, and manage research studies to evaluate and analyze ecologically-based projects in the Kootenai River watershed. Proactively utilize ecological information regarding floodplain/riverine processes and native terrestrial communities in the enhancement and management of fish and wildlife habitats. Excellent skills in communication (both oral and written), report writing, statistical data analysis, botanical and avian surveys, and aptitude in ArcMap are required. Ability to supervise, coordinate and work collectively with a diverse range of individuals and Kootenai Fish and Wildlife staff. Knowledge and understanding of terrestrial ecology, bird vocalizations, plant ID, and proficiency with relational databases and statistical software is required. Additionally, an understanding and knowledge of Kootenai Tribal (Ktunaxa) history is a desired attribute.
Qualifications
Qualifications: Requires a B.S. degree in natural resource management (or closely related field) and 5 years of related professional experience or a M.S. degree in natural resource management (or closely related field) and 3 year of related professional experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a valid passport within the 90 day probationary period. To apply: Please send/email completed application, cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts to: Kootenai Tribe of Idaho P.O. Box 1269 Bonners Ferry, ID 83805 Attention: Kristin 208 267-3620 kristinj@kootenai.org Job announcement and application can be found at: http://restoringthekootenai.org/News/Employment/ Native American Preference Will Be Exercised
Contact Person
Kristin James
Contact Phone
208-267-3620
Contact eMail
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