Streamflow Restoration Specialist/Fish and Wildlife Research Scientist 2

Location
Olympia, Washington State
Salary
$5,101.00 - $6,692.00 Monthly
Posted
Jun 22, 2018
Closes
Jul 11, 2018
Ref
2018-03886H
Sector
Government
Job Level
Senior level
Employment Type
Full time, Permanent
Salary Type
Salary

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Fish and Wildlife Research Scientist 2. The position is located in the Habitat Program, Science Division, duty station Olympia, WA.

ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE WILL BE ACCEPTED https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2055043/fish-and-wildlife-research-scientist-2-03886h.

Job Summary:

The WDFW Water Science Team Streamflow Restoration Specialist will work at the science-policy interface to coordinate and manage the implementation of the Streamflow Restoration Act, ESSB 6091, within the Department.

Duties of the Streamflow Restoration Specialist will include:

- Building and maintaining collaborative relations with partner agencies, tribes, and diverse stakeholder groups to develop monitoring protocols and standards for restoration that ensure benefits to salmonids and/or instream resources;

- Drafting and implementing the Department's scientific-based guidance for the use of instream and near stream restoration to mitigate for the reductions/impairment of instream flow water rights;

- Coordinating the implementation of watershed planning described within ESSB 6091 in fifteen watersheds (WRIAs) across the state;

- Developing and directing new research and monitoring to document the effects of instream and near stream restoration and assess their effectiveness.

Qualifications:

Master's degree in fisheries, aquatic ecology, hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, hydraulic engineering, or natural resource management AND

Four (4) years experience demonstrating in-depth knowledge of aquatic resource management, program coordination, and experience at the interface of science and policy development.

Preferred Ph.D.

See position listing through website listed above for a complete description of job requirements and instructions for applying.