Stock Assessment Manager: Lummi Natural Resource (LNR) Department

Stock Assessment Manager: Lummi Natural Resource (LNR) Department

JOB TITLE: Stock Assessment Manager

DEPARTMENT: Natural Resources

OPEN: December 27, 2018                          

CLOSES:  February 4, 2019

SALARY GRADE: 11 ($33.18-37.16/hr)

VACANCIES: 1

JOB SUMMARY:  This is an exempt position that serves as a senior staff natural resource specialist and program manager, and will be assigned projects that are a high priority for the Lummi Natural Resource (LNR) Department.  The Stock Assessment Manager will provide leadership, management and technical support services to achieve the Lummi Indian Business Council’s (LIBC) and LNR’s near term objective of realizing salmon harvests comparable to those experienced during the mid-1980s, and in the long term providing Lummi fishers with an opportunity to earn a “moderate living” from fishing while fulfilling ceremonial and subsistence harvest needs. 

The Stock Assessment Manager will manage LNR’s stock assessment operations and provide the necessary technical information to inform fisheries harvest planning, and salmon enhancement and salmon recovery restoration efforts. This position requires extensive knowledge in salmon biology and population assessment methodologies. The Manager will supervise professional and technical staff, develop and implement sampling programs, oversee and maintain budgets, and provide technical recommendations to other division managers regarding salmon management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

· M.S. in fisheries science or related natural resources field from a recognized fisheries management/biology program and 3 years of relevant work experience involving Pacific salmon speciespreferred;

· OR B.S. in fisheries science or related natural resources field from a recognized fisheries management/biology program and 5 years of relevant work experience of specialized experience in fisheries stock assessment.

· Strong computer experience with statistical analysis, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

· Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and meet eligibility requirements for tribal insurance.

· Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.

TO APPLY:

To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: or request by e-mail libchr@lummi-nsn.gov  For more information contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023.  Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume & reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above.  If listing degrees or certifications include copies.  Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226.  Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991.

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