Fish Habitat Biologist II (Hydraulic Officer) - Quinault Indian Nation



Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Closing Date: Open until filled, will review first round of applications on May 15th

General Description: The Fish Habitat Biologist II (Hydraulic Officer) position is expected to monitor all activities occurring within 200’ of any water body within the Quinault Indian Reservation (QIR) and will participate in restoration and/or monitoring activities related to salmon habitat needs. This position participates in the implementation of the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) Forest Management Plan, a document which provides the direction and technical specifications by which forest management activities are performed on the QIR. The Fish Habitat Biologist will work closely across disciplines to communicate technical expertise to the Nation and all employees therein concerning fish habitat. The Fish Habitat Biologist participates in all Interdisciplinary Team processes for on-reservation timber sale projects. This work includes reviewing Hydraulic Project Applications and issuing Hydraulic Project Approvals (HPA) for projects as required by QIN laws and policies, and monitoring compliance with said permits and issue violations if necessary. This position works closely with other staff to recommend and/or implement monitoring or restoration projects associated with salmon and their habitat.

See the full announcement and description here, Quinault-Fish Habitat Biologist II-Mar 2024 (PDF), or on the Quinault HR page.