The Biologist II works under the direction of the Fish, Wildlife and Water Quality Department's Fisheries Program Supervisor(s) to implement and monitor programs and studies required by the terms and conditions of Grant PUD's 2008 FERC License Order, including fish, wildlife and water quality provisions within in the 401 Water Quality Certification, NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion, USFWS Biological Opinion, Priest Rapids Salmon and Steelhead Settlement Agreement, Hanford Reach Agreement, and other programs/settlements.
The Biologist II must effectively and efficiently assist with data collection, data entry/analysis, and report preparation associated with Grant PUD's wildlife, water quality, fisheries, and hatchery and habitat programs associated with Grant PUD's FERC license requirements to protect, mitigate and enhance the aquatic and terrestrial resources of the Priest Rapids Project. The Biologist II provides assistance during monitoring and evaluation studies, technical analyses, technical report preparation, and effectively interacts with internal project teams, external agency, and technical representatives.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Fisheries or related Environmental Sciences required. A master's degree may be substituted for the two-year experience requirement below.
The Biologist II must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience and knowledge in the following areas: scientific research methodology, Columbia River fisheries, hatchery, fish culture, wildlife, botanical, water quality, biometrics, and sampling techniques.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The Biologist II is required to be computer literate and have a basic working knowledge in the following areas:
It is essential that the Biologist II be able to work in a team environment and be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with individuals within Natural Resources and with other Grant PUD divisions (including Hydro Engineering, Facilities, Lands, etc.).
The Biologist II will be required to perform work of a mixed nature (office and field) that varies by season. Field activities may require long hours, strenuous activities, and nighttime work. Some regional travel for meetings and field work with regulatory agencies and environmental consultants will be required.
The Biologist II must be imaginative and resourceful in high-pressure situations and under adverse working conditions, and be able to use good judgment, be adaptable and flexible, and maintain a positive, highly motivated attitude.
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