Subsistence Fisheries Scientist
Coordinate the 2017 Natural Resources Summer Internship program by engaging with partner agencies to develop safe, valuable, educational experiences; recruitment of interns, working within a budget, and acting as the key administrative contact at BBNA throughout the internship period.
Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results. The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job. Job knowledge / documentation. Preferred: Student or graduate in related field such as Fisheries Biology, Natural Resources Management, Natural Science, or related study with the intent of using their education to enhance local or fisheries resource management. Knowledge and understanding of federal subsistence fisheries management and Alaska natural resource management desired.
At least one season with experience as a biological technician or fisheries research fieldwork. Ability to communicate effectively with partnering agencies, university personnel, and program interns. Familiarity with basic office procedures. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be organized, goal oriented and able to work independently with little direct supervision. Willingness/ability to travel in & out of region. Knowledge of Southwest Alaska region, people, cultures, and of subsistence lifestyle preferred.
Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.