Job listings

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

8/12/19 – Supervisory Fish Biologist, Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office, USFWS – This GS 13 Supervisory Fish Biologist position is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Southwest Region (R8), Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office (Lodi, CA). The position announcement closes on August 15, 2019. About the Position This position serves as a Supervisory Fish Biologist and as an assistant to the Project Leader, with responsibility for decisions relating to scientific fishery resource management and restoration involving the Anadromous Fish Restoration Program and the San Joaquin River Restoration Program. The incumbent is responsible for coaching and mentoring junior staff as well as working closely with nonprofits, federal, state and county agencies to develop and implement investigative projects, scientific field studies, budgets and negotiation of interagency agreements, grants and contracts.  MPP = R8-19-10563264-DS-MP (  About the Location Lodi is located approximately 35 miles south of Sacramento, CA. The region is rich in agricultural history and Lodi has become one of California’s highest rated wine regions. The Mokelumne River flows along the edge of town, forms Lodi Lake and offers an abundance of outdoor recreation activities. Lodi is within two hours of Central California beaches and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  Lodi offers a small town atmosphere, yet is close to the metropolitan areas of San Francisco and Sacramento. More about Lodi – If you need more information, contact Baker Holden at

7/25/19 – Hydrodynamic Modeler, Resource Management Associates, Inc. – Resource Management Associates (RMA) seeks an experienced hydrodynamic modeler to join our team in Walnut Creek, California. RMA creates and applies advanced numerical models and software systems that support water resource management and environmental stewardship (see The ideal candidate has an M.S. or Ph.D. in Civil, Coastal or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field and at least 2 years of experience applying numerical models. We are looking for a motivated, experienced and capable team member to participate in consulting and applied research in the following areas:

  • Hydrodynamic modeling of coastal, estuarine and fluvial environments
  • Salt intrusion and temperature modeling
  • Sediment transport modeling
  • Particle tracking and individual-based modeling
  • Water quality modeling
  • Analysis of field observations
  • Statistical analysis and Bayesian inference
  • Preparation of technical reports and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals

Core Responsibilities:

  • Set up and run models under the supervision of senior staff
  • Calibrate and validate models
  • Independently analyze model results and field observations
  • Write reports and manuscripts documenting work
  • Write statistical analysis software and prepare figures in Python and R

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Civil, Coastal or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field
  • Experience applying hydrodynamic models
  • Solid understanding of hydrodynamics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Civil, Coastal or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Strong experience with Python or R programming
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Experience with GIS software
  • Peer-reviewed journal publications

For more information, please contact Dr. Edward Gross (


7/25/19 – Fishery Biologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – The Sacramento District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a GS-13 Fishery Biologist vacancy.  Please find below links to the Merit and DE job vacancy announcements for a Regional Technical Specialist – Fishery Biology; GS-0482-13 open in USACE Sacramento District.  Please feel free to share this announcement with anyone inside the fishery community who you feel may be interested and qualified.  Open & closing dates: <!– –>07/23/2019 to 08/05/2019. Any questions may be directed to Mark T. Ziminske, Chief, Environmental Resources Branch, USACE, Sacramento District, 1325 J Street, Rm. 1006, Sacramento, CA  95814. Tel:  916-557-7481.   Public/DE:;;sdata=%2FQjCV5snscqamYggRdyGRl9BpbIfC9gNnMk%2FcmfEKAk%3D&amp;reserved=0  Merit:;;sdata=CYhtr1NS0LQMCDo%2F864NFuaAl75KZ3MhEG0HdrZowUE%3D&amp;reserved=0