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Wildlife Ecologist

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho – Wildlife Ecologist
Project Manager will assist Wildlife Division Manager with planning, development, and implementation of long-term wildlife habitat restoration, and manage research studies to evaluate and analyze ecologically-based projects in the Kootenai River watershed. Proactively utilize ecological information regarding floodplain/riverine processes and native terrestrial communities in the enhancement and management of fish and wildlife habitats.
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent skills in communication (both oral and written), report writing, statistical data analysis, botanical and avian surveys, and aptitude in ArcMap are required. Ability to supervise, coordinate and work collectively with a diverse range of individuals and Kootenai Fish and Wildlife staff. Knowledge and understanding of terrestrial ecology, bird vocalizations, botanical ID, and proficiency with relational databases and statistical software is required. Additionally, an understanding and knowledge of Kootenai Tribal (Ktunaxa) history is a desired attribute.
Requires a B.S. degree in natural resource management (or closely related field) and 5 years of related professional experience or a M.S. degree in natural resource management (or closely related field) and 3 year of related professional experience. Must pass drug test, have a valid driver’s license and be tribally insurable. Also, position will be required to obtain a valid passport within the 90 day probationary period.
$24 - $29 per hour DOE, plus competitive benefits
Submit info to:
Please mail/email completed application, cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts
Keyla David-Jim
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
P.O. Box 1269
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
208 267-3620
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Complete announcement and application can be requested at the Kootenai Tribal Fish and Wildlife (F&W) Office (208 267-3620) or Tribal Headquarters from (208 267-3519). Complete application, cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts must be postmarked by July 18, 2022 or received at Tribal F&W Office by 4 p.m. on July 18, 2022. Drop off, mail or email to or contact Kootenai Tribal Office at 208 267-3519.