STOI GOV: TIMBER, FISH, & WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-19-040
Title STOI GOV: TIMBER, FISH, & WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN
Supervisor PROGRAM MANAGER
Department DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status SEASONAL
Rate of Pay $12.00 - $15.00 PER HOUR
Opening Date APRIL 30, 2019
Closing Date MAY 24, 2019 **EXTENDED**

INTRODUCTION:

Permanent rules under the Forests and Fish Report (FFR) were adopted in 2001 to provide adequate protection for aquatic and riparian resources and comply with both the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Clean Water Act (CWA). In July 2009, the Washington State Department of Ecology gave a conditional extension of the Clean Water Assurances which continues these protections through the Washington state Adaptive Management program.  The incumbent will perform a wide variety of forestry and wildlife related projects in Stevens, Spokane & Lincoln Counties. Forestry work will include specific work related to Washington State's Timber, Fish and Wildlife (TFW) program and Forests & Fish (FFR) program to monitor timber harvest activities on private and state lands within the Tribes Usual & Accustom lands.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Assist with wildlife and habitat related work in areas important to the tribe.
  • Assist with fisheries and habitat related work in areas important to the tribe.
  • Assist with Cultural Resource protection and projects significant to the tribe ΜΆ Salmon collection & allocation.
  • Assist with Forest Practices Applications field review.
  • Assist with Washington States’ Forest and Fish Report (FFR) Compliance Monitoring efforts with WADNR, WDFW, DOE, and timber industry representatives.
  • Assist with field verifications of water typing modification requests.
  • Assist with monitoring stream temperature and sediment in streams that could impact waters of the reservation on FFR lands.
  • Routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Must be willing to travel for multiple overnight stays when needed.
  • Other Duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
  • Must have ability to write routine reports.
  • Must be able to work independently in rugged terrain in remote areas.
  • Ability to identify wildlife species
  • Ability to identify plant and tree species
  • Must be willing to travel extensively throughout Stevens Co., Lincoln Co., and Spokane Co., WA.
  • Familiarity with maps and GPS functions

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age, with HS Diploma or GED
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and be tribally insurable.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and be able to work in inclement weather conditions and rough terrain, to include carrying 30+ pounds routinely.
  • Experience in the use and application of standard computer programs and associated software
  • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal and written instructions and work with co-workers, tribal programs, general public and other agencies.

 **MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION AND RESUME  IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED**

 
Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

Or available on our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

Ph: (509) 458-6583,  Fax: (509) 458-6556

e-mail:   hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department

By 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According to Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants may be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With the Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period