TIMBER, FISH AND WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-078
Title TIMBER, FISH AND WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN
Supervisor PROGRAM MANAGER
Department DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME, UP TO 3 MONTH LAY OFF, AND CONDITIONAL TO CONTINUED FUNDING
Rate of Pay $12.00 - $15.00 PER HOUR, DOE, DOQ
Opening Date JUNE 28, 2017
Closing Date OPEN UNTIL FILLED

INTRODUCTION:

Permanent rules under the Forests and Fish Report (FFR) were adopted in 2001 to provide adequate protection for aquatic and riparian resources and comply with both the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Clean Water Act (CWA). In July 2009, the Washington State Department of Ecology gave a conditional extension of the Clean Water Assurances which continues these protections through the Washington state Adaptive Management program.  

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Assist with Forest Practices Applications reviews in the field.
  • Assist with Washington States’ Forests and Fish Program Compliance Monitoring efforts with WADNR, WDFW, DOE, and timber industry representatives.
  • Assist with field verifications of water typing modification requests.
  • Assist with monitoring stream temperature and sediment in streams that could impact waters of the reservation on FFR lands.
  • Assist with wildlife and habitat related work in areas important to the tribe.
  • Assist with fisheries and habitat related work in areas important to the tribe.
  • Assist with Cultural Resource protection and projects significant to the tribe ΜΆ Salmon collection & allocation.
  • Routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Other Duties as assigned. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity in the use of standard forestry equipment: compass, map, GPS unit(s), clinometer, densiometer, hip chain, field tape, and DBH tapes preferred.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Wildfire Certification

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age, with HS Diploma or GED
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and be tribally insurable.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
  • Must have ability to write routine reports.
  • Must be able to work independently in rugged terrain in remote areas.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and be able to work in inclement weather conditions and rough terrain, to include carrying 30+ pounds routinely.
  • Ability to identify wildlife species
  • Ability to identify plant and tree species
  • Experience in the use and application of standard computer programs and associated software
  • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal and written instructions and work with co-workers, tribal programs, general public and other agencies.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively throughout Stevens Co., Lincoln Co., and Spokane Co., WA.
  • Familiarity with maps and GPS functions

 

Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

Or available on our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

   Fax: (509) 458-6556

e-mail:   sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department

By 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According to Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants may be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With the Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period