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    Summary

    About the Position: Serves as Chief of Project Fisheries responsible for managing assigned in-house fisheries programs at the District's multiple use water resources/hydroelectric projects. Programs encompass many methods of fish studies, monitoring, and evaluation techniques.

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    Responsibilities

    • Supervises fishery programs at a large multi-functional power project to include fish studies, monitoring, and evaluation.
    • Develops plans for and oversees implementation of in-house fish monitoring and evaluation activities as well as fish passage system maintenance and operation.
    • Participates in projects involving highly complex biological and engineering problems that are under close scrutiny by fishery agencies, tribes and various interest groups.
    • Provides expert advice and assistance to scientists and management officials. Ensures implementation of direction from Biological Opinions, impacts of ESA, District Fish Salvage Policy.
    • Develops scopes of work for assigned contract fish evaluations and monitoring including review of resulting proposals, contract negotiations, contract modifications and continuing coordination.
    • Represents the study team in determining fish related research needs and participates in the District's determinations of research needs and priorities.
    • Serves as a technical advisor to the District Biologist on fish studies and research, including coordinating and preparing responses to letters and documents requiring fishery research expertise.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for training, conferences, and site visits.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12 - Promotion to the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties. It is not guaranteed.

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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