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    This Supervisory Fish Biologist position is the Hatchery Manager at Makah National Fish Hatchery (NFH), near Neah Bay, Washington

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R1-19-10571694-RR-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    • Responsible for the propagation programs of three species of Pacific salmon and the critical egg incubation phase of a recovery program for endangered Lake Ozette sockeye salmon, requiring broad, expert knowledge and mastery of cold water fish husbandry methods, skills, and technology.
    • Responsible for mission critical interaction, diplomacy, and coordination with the Makah Tribe concerning all hatchery operations.
    • Responsible for oversight and management decisions regarding the facility's complex water delivery systems. Makah NFH's sole water supply is from the Tsoo-Yess River.
    • Responsible for making crucial decisions concerning brood stock, which affects fisheries management and river fishing regulations on the Makah Tribe Reservation.
    • Responsible for the safe passage of juvenile and adult fish past the facility, including salmon, steelhead, and other native fish important to the Makah Tribe and State of Washington.
    • Responsible for supporting and implementing Service-specific National and Regional Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program priorities described in planning documents.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - May be required for training, meetings, and field visits, including periodic overnight stays for up to a week.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541944500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.