The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a fisheries biologist to lead a monitoring program evaluating genetic and ecological interactions between hatchery and wild steelhead in Puget Sound. Responsibilities include strategic long-term research planning, designing and implementing new field surveys, supporting ongoing population monitoring work, and communicating research results to natural resource managers, fishery scientists, and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will shape the future of WDFW’s research program supporting adaptive management of steelhead hatcheries in Puget Sound.

Strong written and oral communication skills, experience conducting fisheries field work in rivers and streams, and a commitment to a team-oriented research collaborations are highly desirable. Additional details, including information on how to apply, can be found here: