Field Biologist I, Seasonal – Upper Skagit Tribe

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The Field Biologist will primarily assist field and office activities associated with The Juvenile Steelhead Survival and Emigration study to understand factors influencing steelhead productivity. For field activities, the Field Biologist will conduct a number of fish collection and sampling techniques, including: backpack electrofishing, mobile PIT telemetry, experimental tangle net and smolt trap operation, with measuring fish lengths/weights, taking scale, genetic and otolith samples, and PIT marking individuals. The Field Biologist may also assist with aquatic habitat surveys and with salmon harvest monitoring (harvest monitoring, test fishing). In the office, the position requires an individual who can enter, check data and maintain fishery sampling equipment. In addition, the position will support other departmental activities as needed that may include: intertidal invertebrate surveys, flow monitoring, and the harvests and disbursement of wildlife, shellfish, and salmon harvests for the tribal community.

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