The position will support terrestrial habitat science needs of the coastal tribes including issue identification, analysis and response coordination. The incumbent will focus on current and predicted habitat issues affecting coastal resources. Incumbent will be proficient in the use of geographic information system (GIS) and possess the skills to display and interpret data as requested. The position will conduct field work and participate in forums as required by the coastal tribes to observe, analyze and report on habitat issues including climate change impacts, forest practices, watershed status, invasive species, and coastal and riparian development. Incumbent will be required to implement programs, conduct field work, collect existing data, analyze and create reports as required by the coastal tribes to track habitat status and trends.