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Summer Job 2020 at CWU!  Small Mammal Research Field Tech

Job summary: Assess small mammal and bat populations in the Snoqualmie Pass area and quantify use of wildlife crossing structures in I-90. This work is part of a larger project, funded by WSDOT, to assess the effect of wildlife crossing structures on the ecological connectivity of low-mobility species.  Review of applications will begin March 20 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Information on qualifications, pay and how to apply [PDF]. 


Forest Health Technician (Seasonal Entry Level Position)

Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources is looking for an outdoor enthusiast to lead and supervise their Fuels Reduction Module.

The Fuels Reduction Module travels throughout the year to various areas in Southeast Region to work with DNR programs to determine and complete prescription needs of local forests. By completing large fuels reduction projects, the crew is creating and conserving healthy forests for local wildlife and recreational opportunities. The module is able to do so using equipment such as a GPS, chipper, saws, and various hand tools. The individual to fulfill this supervisory role of the module must be able to motivate and lead a crew in quiet, rural areas for 10 hours a day. Strong communication skills will aid in this position's daily interactions with Department staff, cooperators, private landowners, and the public regarding the mission and work of the Department.  

Closing: 3/18/2020 11:59 PM Pacific


Student Assistant for Summer 2020 [PDF of Job Announcement]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Columbia River Fish & Wildlife Conservaion Office (Vancouver, WA)

Seeking 1-2 college students to assist with research, monitoring & evaluation associated with the conservation of fishes native to the Pacific Northwest.  Positions begin between May 17 & June 21, 2020.  Positions end between August 22 & September 26, 2020.

Scientific Technician 2 (Full-Time / Non-permanent)

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife is recruiting 1 9-month position in the Fish Program, Warmwater Program.  The duty station is located in Ephrata.  The application period closes March 7, 2020 at 5pm Pacific.  For more information please review the attached job description [PDF].


Seasonal Bull Trout Task Force Field Lead

Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group [MCF] is looking to fill two seasonal Bull Trout Task Force Field Lead positions, one based in Ellensburg and one based in Yakima, WA.  MCF is seeking hard-working, flexible, enthusiastic, and outgoing individuals interested in native fish conservation.  Positions are open until filled.  MCF will begin reviewing applications on February 25th, 2019.


ScribeAmerica (Become a Medical Scribe)

State of Washington Job Board  (

USAJobs (

How to Land a Technician Job in Fisheries and Wildlife

The Wildlife Society Careers Webpage

Conservation Job Board

DOE Sciences Undergraduate Laboratory Internships  

Biology Jobs Listed in ZipRecruiter


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