GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This position is primarily a field technician and will be responsible for assisting the Grande Ronde Fisheries RM&E project with all research, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
Technicians are responsible for conducting a variety of field activities to monitor salmon, steelhead, Bull trout, Lamprey, native and non-native fish, and their habitats within the tribe's lands of traditional use. Tasks include operating and maintaining sampling equipment, handling fish, collecting data on fish, macroinvertebrates, and wildlife and their habitats, morphological surveys, operating screwtrap (week days and some weekends), spawning ground surveys, snorkel surveys, fish salvage, assisting other research as needed, monitoring and evaluation of restoration and reintroduction projects and performing other duties as assigned. Some data entry work will be conducted as part of this position, however, this position will involve mostly field work.
The work week is typically 37.5 hours Monday through Friday, with a 7:30 am start time. This position will involve some weekend work and some early starts. The time taken to complete field work can be unpredictable (can be up to 12 hour days), therefore a flexible work schedule may be used to maintain the 37.5 hour work week.