West Fork Environmental seeks fisheries biologist

Job Close Date: 
March 31, 2015 - 11:59pm

Job Announcement: Fisheries Biologist

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for designing and leading fisheries studies
for clients throughout West Fork’s operating area.

Duties: This position will be engaged in many activities including:

  • Developing study designs, collecting field and remotely sensed data,
  • Analyzing and modeling biological and physical data,
  • Implementing field studies and supervising crews,
  • Writing and developing reports and articles,
  • Communicating with clients, developing and managing budgets,
  • Writing proposals and developing new business.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in fisheries,
aquatic ecology or other biological science. Strong quantitative and statistical skills are
required; experience with GIS and spatially explicit models highly desirable. Familiarity
with animal marking and tracking methods including radio telemetry, acoustic, PIT,
coded wire and visual tags required. Applicants should be proficient in off-trail and back
country navigation with the use of compass, maps, aerial photos and GPS to identify
sampling locations. Experience using standard fisheries sampling equipment and habitat
measuring instruments required.

Compensation: West Fork offers competitive salaries, excellent health insurance,
maternity/paternity leave, flexible schedules and other fringe benefits.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Application: Submit an electronic letter of interest and resume to

Web link: www.westforkenv.com