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Looking for jobs in the fisheries field? Here are some links to job sites in the West that might help! If you have any job openings you would like to have posted, send the position information (title, agency/location, description, salary, deadlines, and contact information) to Brittany Jenewein at btjenewein [at]

Current Opportunities

Title: Jellyfish Aquaculture Internship
Agency: Marine Science and Technology Centre (MaST)
Location: Des Moines, WA
Salary: Unpaid
Application deadline: Applications reviewed monthly

Internships at the MaST Center are geared towards college students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining valuable hands-on experience in the field. Candidates should have a strong career interest in aquaculture or marine biology. All applicants should be organized, selfmotivated and have excellent people skills. Please note, this is an unpaid internship. NO SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE NECESSARY; ALL TRAINING PROVIDED.

During the six-month internship, you will learn aquaculture techniques, aquarium maintenance, water chemistry, veterinary duties, tank engineering, and planktonic marine biology. The internship will focus on two species of jellies (Aurelia labiata and Phacellophora camtschatica) through their entire life cycle.

See the full internship description here: Jellyfish Aquaculture Internship.

Title: Fisheries Biologist (Intermediate)
Agency: Associated Environmental
Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Salary: Depending on Experience
Application deadline: Until Filled (posted 10 June 2016)

You combine a scientific background in fisheries and aquatic ecology with an entrepreneurial spirit. You work well within technical teams to complete environmental assessments and you have an established track record of building and maintaining strong client relationships. You are looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will take a strong role in project management, program design and implementation, and client and business development. As a qualified professional, you will be involved in the entire project cycle including helping to secure the work, planning, implementation, reporting, and coordination. Some travel and field work is required for this position.

Professional designation (R.P.Bio. with the College of Applied Biology) or eligibility to become registered is a requirement of this position.

For a complete list of job requirements, qualifications and how to apply, please see the full job posting at:

Title: Fisheries Project Manager
Agency: Ecotrust Canada
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Salary: Depending on experience. Generous benefits package.
Application Deadline: Until filled (Anticipated start date August 15, 2016)

Description: Ecotrust Canada seeks a reliable and enthusiastic individual with experience and knowledge in resource based coastal community development, fisheries, and resource planning to join our sustainable fisheries program team.

The Project Manager will help to build and implement a diverse project portfolio that supports the organization’s overall mission. The ideal candidate will have a mix of writing skills, data analysis, business acumen, policy understanding, fisheries/ecology/marine use knowledge and community development expertise.

See full posting here:

Title: Fisheries Biologist I
Agency: Spokane  Tribe of Indians (Spokane Tribal Fisheries, Natural Resources Dept.)
Location: Spokane, WA, USA
Salary: $18.00-$22.00/Per-Hour, DOQ/DOE
Application deadline: 30 August 2016

Description: The Fisheries Biologist I position involves tasks related primarily to the Lake Roosevelt Fisheries Evaluation Program. Program goals are to assess wild and hatchery fish populations, environmental impacts from hydro-operations and analyzing data to predict fishery responses to management actions. The position will be responsible for providing direct oversight for the Lake Roosevelt Fisheries Evaluation Program’s (LRFEP)
Lake Roosevelt Angler Creel Survey.

See full posting here: SpokaneTribal_Fisheries Biologist I

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