WDFW seeks Fish and Wildlife Biologist 4

Job Close Date: 
September 30, 2014 - 11:59pm

Opening Date/Time: Wed. 09/10/14 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 09/30/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $3,819.00 - $5,010.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Thurston County – Olympia, Washington
Department: Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Fish & Wildlife Biologist 4 position located in the Habitat Program. The duty station for this position is the Natural Resources Building in Olympia, Thurston County.

This position is a senior fish and wildlife biologist independently responsible for conducting and evaluating detailed biological evaluations on Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) lands (e.g., Wildlife Areas, Access Areas, and Hatcheries), private lands, local jurisdictions, and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) highways. The position works closely with engineers and geomorphologists in evaluating project designs and works with interagency interdisciplinary teams to ensure fish, wildlife and habitat resources are considered.

This position is able to respond to complex inquiries and provides scientific and technical assistance to other professional staff. This senior-level specialist can contribute to teaching, training, and mentoring junior staff, and serve as an expert in one or more subject areas. This position may facilitate, coordinate, or manage complex projects and provide input into project design to maximize the salmon and habitat benefits. Additionally, this position will be familiar with environmental permitting and engineering requirements related to fish passage activities.