Job listings

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

8/3/17 – Faculty of Forest Sciences at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is announcing a position: Professor in Aquatic Ecology specializing in fish and fish management in boreal landscapes at the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies. The closing date for applications is 4 September 2017,  see link for more information

7/31/17 – The Mid-Pacific Region, SJRRP, is currently advertising for a Supervisory Interdisciplinary (Water Management), in Sacramento, CA. The following announcement has been prepared via Reclamation’s HireMe on-line application system. BR-MP-2017​186​, Supervisory Interdisciplinary, GS-0101/0401/0810/1301-13. Interested applicants can view the announcement through USAJOBS at the following link First time applicants must register with USAJOBS at  to create an account. For additional information regarding this vacancy, please call ​Veronica Nunez at 916-978-5473​ or email:

7/28/17 – California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Scientist – Lead Fish Diet and Condition Study.  Job Posting.  Final Filing Date: 8/21/17

7/28/17 – Humboldt State University, Staff Manager – Instructional Support Technician II.  Job Flyer.  Position Opened Until Filled, first review date 8/8/2017

7/28/17 – Bureau of Reclamation at Tracy, CA facility is hiring a fish biologist.  Job Posting.  Final Filing Date: 8/7/2017

7/20/17 – California Department of Fish and Wildlife. CDFW Fish Passage Engineer – Liaison to Caltrans. Job Posting. Final Filing Date: 8/2/2017

7/20/17 – USGS Temporary Field Technician Positions – The USGS seeks to fill two full-time, temporary field technician positions to assist with fisheries research projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and other locations in California.  Duties will include collecting diverse field data on fishes and surface water parameters using a wide array of sampling methodologies.  Work will be performed outdoors, often on boats, in remote locations with exposure to adverse weather conditions.  Activities will be based primarily out of USGS offices in Sacramento and West Sacramento and may include intermittent overnight travel.  The positions are full-time, 1-year temporary appointments that may potentially be extended for an additional year without further competition.  All applicants must be United States citizens.  See the recruitment bulletin for additional details. Please note that the recruitment bulletin indicates that the positions are limited to 180 working days per year.  Work schedules will typically consist of four 10-hour days per week to conform with this requirement.  Biological Science Technician, GG-0404-05 – Salary $16.98 per hour. Applications will be accepted July 21 though August 03, 2017. Submit applications to Karen Kreun, or fax: 916-278-3070. For questions contact Fred Feyrer,

7/11/17 – CDFW Hatchery Employment Opportunities.  The following exams are now being offered to qualify for positions working with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Specifically we are looking for exceptional candidates for our Statewide Hatchery Coordinator position and for positions as Fish and Wildlife Technicians at both inland and anadromous hatcheries.

  • Click here to learn about the Senior Environmental Scientist (specialist) series that is the classification for our Statewide Hatchery Coordinator.  The Statewide Hatchery Coordinator position will be filled in coming months and candidates must be on the eligible list by taking the exam. The exam is a self-appraisal performed on the CalCareers website.   Click here if you are new to California state service.  For questions on this position, contact Dr. Mark Clifford at 530-918-9450 or
  • Click here to learn about the Fish and Wildlife Technician series that is the classification for our non-managerial hatchery staff.  To apply in time for the next scheduled exam, you must submit a Standard State Application (Form 678), postmarked by the Final Filing Date of July 18, 2017.   Click here if you are new to California state service.

Information on several careers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife can be found here.  Address any questions regarding these exams to the Human Resources Branch at (916) 653-8120.

5/19/17 – The South Yuba River Citizen’s League (SYRCL) seeks to hire a presenter for its educational assembly program in Sacramento County. The job will be part-time and will pay between $60-$70 per assembly. The assemblies are 30 minutes to an hour long, and there will be about 40 assemblies total throughout the school year, mostly this coming fall. The assembly teaches children in public schools, grades K-8, about the water cycle and water conservation, and the role of the presenter is to act out a “detective” narrative that is goofy and interactive. Funding for the assemblies comes from a grant from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  SYRCL is looking to hire as soon as possible. The link to the job description as well as the application is at this link: Applicants can learn more about SYRCL from its website,

2/13/17 – Department of Wildlife Fish and Conservation Biology (WFCB), University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Link to WFCB junior specialist flyer in Word  Link to WFCB junior specialist flyer in PDF.