Jobs

Job listings

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

1/12/19 – Postdoctoral position (2 years) in microbiology / molecular biology / analytical chemistry / Aquaculture at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. https://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/vacancies-details/?id=3613

1/12/19 – Postdoctoral position (2 years) in microbiology / molecular biology / bioengineering at University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  https://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/vacancies-details/?id=3508

1/12/19 – PhD position in Microbiology /Aquaculture at University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  https://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/vacancies-details/?id=3455

12/20/18 – Environmental Program Manager (EPM), Watershed Restoration Grants Branch, California Department of Fish and Wildlife – The Watershed Restoration Grants Branch, of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, has an opening for an Environmental Program Manager (EPM) position that will be posted soon. The EPM position manages the Proposition 1 and 68 restoration grant programs Statewide.  This position also is responsible for development of a monitoring program of the restoration projects. This is the second supervisory level of the series; the incumbent will supervise 7 environmental scientists within the unit. The salary range  is $9,861 – 12,259/month, with excellent health and retirement benefits. The position is located in Sacramento, California. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated to successfully implement this Statewide grant program that manages and administers approximately $50 to 80 million for the restoration of wetland habitats.  They should have strong management skills, and experience in program development and able to function well in a team setting working toward a common goal.  Candidates should possess skills to develop a highly motivated team, collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders, deliver projects on a tight timeline, and demonstrate success. Candidates should possess strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills, and be able to make sound decisions based upon policies and regulations. See the job posting here:  https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=138307  Applications are due on 1/16/18, but we will likely try and extend that date because the job posted so close to the holidays. In order to be considered for the position, you must take an on-line examination, available on Cal Careers website (https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=4PB1901). Ranking on this exam is required in order to apply for this job posting in the future. Please contact Laura Valoppi a 916-247-8903 or Laura.Valoppi@wildlife.ca.gov for more information on applying for this position.

11/29/18 – Senior Environmental Scientist, Supervisor, Fisheries Branch, California Department of Fish and Wildlife – The Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is hiring a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) to oversee and direct the CDFW Trout Strategic Plan, lead the Heritage and Wild Trout Program and Fisheries Genetics Program, along with integration/coordination of inland trout fisheries across California. The CDFW has a long history of managing both wild and hatchery supplemented fisheries and is looking for an individual that can lead these important CDFW programs into the future. Individuals interested in the position should possess both a keen understanding of ecology/conservation along with a balanced approach that supports both native and non-native fisheries. This position will supervise scientists and varying seasonal staff across multiple programs and will be based in West Sacramento at the new Fisheries Branch Research & Field Station. Job application materials can be found at https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=133800.  Final Filing Date: Until Filled. In order to be considered for the position, you must take an on-line examination, available on Cal Careers website (https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=4PB1002 ). Ranking on this exam is required in order to apply for this job posting in the future. Please contact Roger Bloom (Roger.Bloom@wildlife.ca.gov) for more information about this position.

11/20/18 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will be seeking highly qualified candidates for over 120 mission-critical positions at our field offices nationwide. See below for the titles and the basic qualifications requirement for the upcoming positions to be announced on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s website for federal vacancies at https://www.usajobs.gov/. Positions are scheduled to open during the first week in January 2019. Fish & Wildlife Biologist GS-401-5, 7, 9, or 11 General Biologist GS-401-5, 7, 9, or 11 Positions that involve professional work in biology, agriculture, or related natural resource management. See the announcement here: https://www.fws.gov/partnerships/pdf/NaitonalRecruitmentFlyer-for-PermanentGS-400series.pdf

10/27/18 – Research Scientist III, Position open at the new CDFW Genetics Laboratory – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a Research Scientist III who will review and design fisheries genetic projects to evaluate and direct applied management and conservation actions for freshwater fishes throughout California, including anadromous populations. This is a full-time permanent and the salary ranges between $6,582 – $8,239 per month. If you’re interested you’ll need to take the online self-rating Research Scientist III (microbiology) exam. The incumbent will also be involved with applying cryopreservation methods to our conservation hatchery programs. Final Filing Date: Until Filled. https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=129300

9/16/18 – Sr. Environmental Scientist (Specialist), California Department of Fish and Wildlife – CDFW is looking for a Sr. Environmental Scientist (Specialist) for its Central Valley Chinook Salmon Coordinator. Please see this link for details:  https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=120020  Final Filing Date: Until Filled.

9/7/18 – National Threatened & Endangered Species Program Leader, USDA Forest Service – The USDA Forest Service will soon be advertising its National Threatened & Endangered Species Program Leader (GS-0401-14) position.  The position will provide national leadership to at-risk aquatic and terrestrial species conservation and management throughout the Forest Service.   For more information about this position, persons interested in this position are encouraged to contact Chris Worth, Assistant Director (Wildlife, Threatened & Endangered Species, and Ecosystem Planning) by phone at (202) 205-3199/(202) 308-5429 (cell) or via e-mail at cworth@fs.fed.us.  You are also encouraged to reach out to Rob Harper, Director for the WFWARP staff, at (202) 205-1671 or rharper@fs.fed.us.