The Sitka Sound Science Center is advertising for field crew for a summer fishery field project. The job involves daily sampling of post-spawning chum salmon in four streams in the Northern Southeast area. This work involves remote stream work under a variety of conditions sampling post-spawning chum salmon for otoliths, tissue samples, and scales. Successful applicants will be well suited for working and living in a small group environment. The work entails extensive time in the field under challenging conditions (rain, bears, bugs), weekend work, and, may involve living on-board a chartered support vessel. The project has the potential to be funded each summer through 2019. Hiring is dependent on grant funding.Read more
6 total internships with 80 – 160 hours of paid internship total on the Olympic Peninsula with the Clallam Marine Resources Committee in summer 2018. Application deadline is May 18, 2018.Read more
Protecting Washington State’s environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. If you want to join a highly effective, collaborative team in exciting work dedicated to managing a sustainable water supply in Central Washington, this may be the position for you.
The Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill Coastal Resource Specialist (Environmental Specialist 3) position. This position will be located in our Padilla Bay Office in Mount Vernon, WA.
This position uses scientific principles in planning and implementing natural resource management, research, protection and enhancement for Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (PBNERR), monitoring and maintaining the Reserve’s resource base, and interacting with Ecology and other local, state, federal and tribal entities on natural resource issues, including NOAA/NOS/OCM. The Coastal Resource Specialist position also serves on various advisory committees regionally and statewide.Read more
The College of the Environment Academic Affairs Office is hiring a part-time (10-15 hours/week) student assistant to manage the career opportunities page, assist with coordinating the Undergraduate Student Ambassador Program, and assist with the management, planning and execution of events throughout the school year. This position is open to current UW undergraduate students only. Applications are due by May 11, 2018Read more
Inspired by efforts to increase racial diversity in the marine conservation field, The Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Marine Conservation Diversity Fellowship Program is a response to the call for mainstream environmental organizations to work to increase and provide supported career pathways for people of color within the field.Read more
This position works among a team of scientists to assess the status and trends of marine and estuarine resources in Washington State. The Nearshore Habitat Program inventories and monitors intertidal and shallow subtidal areas for a wide range of management and scientific purposes.Read more
The summer interpretive naturalist volunteer will serve with the education staff and volunteers at Cama Beach and Camano Island State Parks on the shore of Saratoga Passage. The volunteer will lead outdoor discovery experiences and experiential education in a busy, fast-paced environment. The volunteer will also have the opportunity to develop a capstone project. The majority of programs will be targeted at children ages 4-12 but teens, adults, and seniors are also often in the audience. The summer interpretive naturalist volunteer will assist staff in developing and maintaining education materials, and presenting evening programs. The volunteer’s role will be to create a sense of stewardship and to provide youth and adults with opportunities to enjoy the rich legacy of Washington State Parks.Read more
Are you interested in working for the federal government, but are confused about the application process? Come hear firsthand from the regional recruiter for the US Fish & Wildlife Service, about how to navigate the federal jobs board and stand out as a candidate. They have 50+ internships available for summer!Read more
The SWAN is hiring seasonal crew leader (GS-7) and crew member (GS-5) positions responsible for implementing its freshwater monitoring protocol in the field. The protocol covers a range of water quality and water quantity parameters (e.g., temperature, pH, turbidity, stage, discharge) measured in lakes and streams using various types of equipment (e.g., sondes, temperature loggers, pressure transducers, ADCPs). Previous motorized boat handling experience is a plus. For more information regarding SWAN freshwater monitoring, please see http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/swan/monitor/freshwater.cfm.Read more
Join us for the annual Environmental Career Fair on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Mary Gates Hall Commons. Read on for more information about workshops, and a list of participating organizations. This event is free and open to the public.Read more