Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) @ U.S. Forest Service

Biological Science Technician (Fisheries)



This position is located on the Tongass National Forest at the Ketchikan Ranger District in Ketchikan, Alaska. This is a permanent, seasonal position with 18 pay periods in pay status and 8 pay periods in non-pay status.

The Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) position serves as a technical assistant responsible for the collection, organization, and analysis of fish habitat data for the Ketchikan Ranger District. See below for more information on duties.

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  • This position is a critical part of the aquatics team and duties are listed at the full performance level.
  • Provide fisheries expertise and support to the District Planning team.
  • Field support to timber sale planning projects.
  • Aid in monitoring and maintenance of the fish pass structures and restoration efforts.
  • Provide essential field support and District fisheries expertise to the Subsistence Biologist for eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) monitoring.
  • Survey streams to identify channel type following region protocols and map fish presence/absence.
  • Evaluate effects of land management actions to aquatic resources and write resource reports summarizing the analysis.
  • Participate in interpretation and education events and assist with annual chum salmon counts.
  • For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jon Hyde at 907-228-4137 or?

Travel Required

75% or less - This position will require overnight travel for field work and occasional trainings and meetings.


Ketchikan, AK, USA




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