Job listings

For a broader list, please visit the Job Board on the National AFS website.

1/26/21 – Environmental Scientist, California Department of Fish and Wildlife – Under the close supervision of the Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor, the incumbent conducts fishery assessments with a focus on inland trout populations in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. Leads studies to assess aquatic species interactions and evaluates limiting factors for population growth and dispersal. Assesses effects of recreational fishing and other impacts on trout populations and makes recommendations for sport fish regulation and policy changes. Coordinates with federal, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, the academic community, and private interests on matters relevant to position. Assists Habitat Conservation Planning, Lands, and Wildlife programs to ensure that effective measures for aquatic species are incorporated into planning and implementation of conservation plans and permits. Responsibilities include reviewing grants and various fisheries permits. The incumbent requires a broad understanding of fisheries biology and techniques, freshwater ecology, aquatic invasive species, water quality, and environmental laws. The position will be based in either the Los Alamitos Field Office or the Fillmore Office. The incumbent will routinely need to conduct field work in wet and dry conditions carrying bulky items throughout the region’s watersheds, may need to carry up to 40 lbs in uneven terrain in inclement weather or excessive heat, may need to work irregular hours including some nights or weekends, and some overnight travel may be necessary. The incumbent will need to attend scheduled meetings and training in the San Diego Office and throughout the state, which will require overnight travel. See the job posting here. Final Filing Date: 2/2/2021.

11/10/20 – Instructor of Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management (50% Teaching, 50% Extension) at K-State – The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University is recruiting for a new position that will be 50% teaching and advising, and 50% extension focusing on either fisheries management and aquaculture or wildlife management (mostly urban, lawn and garden, and turf issues). Applications close: Open until filled.