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Subsistence Fisheries Scientist
Bristol Bay Native Association
$44,000 - $70,000
QUALIFICATIONS: Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results. Please ask for a detailed copy. Job knowledge / documentation required. Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries Biology, Natural Science, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology or related field required. Advanced degree in science, fisheries biology or related field preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Federal Subsistence Fisheries Monitoring Program required. Ability to review, compile and organize technical information about subsistence use patterns, to understand subsistence laws and regulations, and to communicate effectively with both village residents and government agencies. Knowledge of Bristol Bay region, people, cultures, and of subsistence lifestyle preferred. Must be goal oriented and able to work independently with little direct supervision. Specific knowledge of subsistence fisheries management and research issues preferred. Must be willing/able to do extensive travel in & out of region. Excellent benefits including health/life insurance, generous leave(s) and retirement. WAGE: $44,000 - $70,000 per year. REPORTS TO: Director of Natural Resources Department.
This position is funded through a grant provided to BBNA by Alaska US Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management.
For questions concerning the position or the application process please call Olga Kropoff at (907)842-5257 ext 315 or email her at email@example.com to request an application and a complete job description. Or go to BBNA’s employment page to download an application and job description. BBNA’s web page is www.BBNA.com.
For specific questions concerning the Partners for Fisheries Management Program you may contact the coordinator, Dr. Palma Ingles, at US Fish and Wildlife (907)786-3870, or by email at Palma_Ingles@fws.gov.
OBJECTIVE: Coordinate and administer Bristol Bay Native Association’s (BBNA) Subsistence Fisheries Program activities across the region through cooperative work with Village, State, and Federal entities under the Partners for Fisheries Monitoring Program, with particular emphasis on subsistence fisheries research. Administers summer internship program to promote an understanding of fisheries biology and management, harvest monitoring, traditional ecological knowledge, Alaska subsistence fisheries management, and career opportunities.