Kalispel Tribe of Indians seeks Fisheries Tech III (Usk, WA)

Job Close Date: 
February 16, 2016 - 5:00pm

The incumbent of this position will work under the direction of the Fisheries Technician IV+ as a journey-level technician with a high level of independence. Duties will include assisting fisheries technicians, biologists, and program managers in data collection and data entry, and conducting fisheries conservation and management protection, monitoring, and enhancement actions. 

The Fisheries Technician III will complete diverse work elements including collection of biological data and habitat conditions using
established scientific principles and techniques that will guide resource management. Incumbent will assist conservation programs/projects such as fence building, planting vegetation, distributing fish, operating and maintaining equipment, gill netting, trapping, piscicide application, and electrofishing (boat and backpack).

This position is a permanent seasonal or temporary position where the incumbent will likely be required to work long, unusual hours,weekends, and occasionally holidays.  Work is expected to last 9 months annually. This work is primarily performed outdoors and
requires lifting, pulling, and hauling in all kinds of weather conditions on variable terrain. The Fisheries Technician III will also provide support to other projects and departments as needed.

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