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Environmental Monitoring Biologist

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is recruiting a full-time, 40 hours per week, position with the Fisheries Department. Under the direction of the Senior Shellfish Biologist, the Environmental Monitoring Biologist will work on the development and implementation of field and laboratory-related activities associated with water property monitoring, the sustainability of fisheries, first foods, and coastal habitat ecology. Specifically, they will act as lead of water property monitoring for the Fisheries Department, including: instrument maintenance, data collection from an oceanographic buoy and intertidal areas, quality documentation, analysis, and reporting. They will also assist with Fisheries Department related tasks such as clam, green crab, and boat-based surveys. Applicant must be willing to work outside of the standard work schedule. The applicant must also be able to work in the field including on beaches and boats during inclement weather, as well as work in an office setting. Minimum qualifications include Master of Science and at least one year of experience or a Bachelor of Science and at least three years of relevant experience, and a minimum of one year of experience working with water property instruments. Salary range starts at 61K but will be based on experience. Applicant must submit three items to be considered for the job: cover letter, CV, and Swinomish application. Email or mail a complete employment application to Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, 11404 Moorage Way, La Conner WA 98257.