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Position/Title:    Fisheries Sonar Technicians (short term)

Date Issued: January 14, 2021

Responsibilities:  Operate and maintain a pair of imaging sonars at a remote field site, maintain and facilitate data telemetry, and enumerate fish passage. You can read the full job announcement here. 

Term: 6 weeks: approximately 5 weeks in the field and 1 week of mobilization/demobilization. The positions will begin on or about April 30th

Salary and benefits: Salary is dependent on experience and is competitive with state and federal technician salary scales. Unemployment insurance and workers compensation are included.

Application Process: To be considered, please submit a résumé and the names of three references with their contact information via email to Rob Campbell, Prince William Sound Science Center,

Position/Title:    Salmon Field Biologist

Date Issued: January 4, 2021

Agency/State: Prince William Sound Science Center & University of Alaska Fairbanks


We are seeking a crew leader and a field/lab technician to assist in a study of sockeye salmon in the Copper River, Alaska.  Position responsibilities include: 1) capturing, handling, and radio-tagging adult sockeye, 2) surveying spawning grounds, 3) sampling (including measures of fat using a microwave sensor and gill tissue extraction and preservation) of sockeye salmon spawners throughout the watershed, and 4) laboratory processing (including otolith removal and tissue grinding and preservation). 


Individuals need to have experience working independently and in remote locations.  Successful candidates will have a very strong work ethic and be a reliable communicator and problem solver.  Preference will be given to those with experience working in rivers and trailering and operating small skiffs, adept at capturing and handling fish and experienced in laboratory work.  Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Time will be split between Cordova and Glennallen, Alaska. Employment will extend from July into Sept (approximately 3 months). 

Salary: $17-21, depending on the level of experience.

Contact/Email: Pete Rand, (include email header: Salmon Field Biologist App)

Ad Closing Date: 2 March 2021