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Puget Sound Marine Groundfish Senior Research Scientist (RS2) - Permanent - *07249


Puget Sound Marine Groundfish Senior Research Scientist
Fish Program – Fish Management Division
Duty Station: Olympia, Washington 

This recruitment is contract funded by a combination of federal and local (i.e. capital) funds. 
          **** PLEASE NOTE: This job is posted continuously and will remain open until a selection is made. Application review will be ongoing, and therefore we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible. First review of applications will be November 10th, 2020. The Hiring Manager reserves the right to close the posting at any time once a selection has been made. ****         
  WDFW staff comprise a talented and passionate group of people dedicated to protecting Washington’s Natural Resources. 

Our employees serve the public with integrity, we hold ourselves accountable to both the quality of our work, and the way in which we perform it. 


WDFW's fish program encompasses some of the most complex and valued resources in Washington. 

The Puget Sound Marine Groundfish Senior Research Scientist is the agency expert on the biology, ecology, and status of Puget Sound marine groundfish resources.

As an expert level Scientist, you will be responsible for planning, developing and designing professional biological studies, research and resource assessments for groundfish in the inland marine waters of Washington.

With your experience, you will be the Director’s designated consultant on Puget Sound marine groundfish management issues.

This is an opportunity for an experienced leader to effectively communicate scientific results and management recommendations at scientific meetings, management briefings and public meetings.

The ideal candidate is resourceful, creative and can develop innovative solutions to complex problems in the office and in the field.