Fisheries Observer

Company: Four Peaks Environmental Science & Data Solutions

Open: 2019-06-20T00:00:00

Close: 2020-02-01T00:00:00

Status: other

Compensation: $20.18 per hour


Four Peaks is implementing a large-scale fish passage monitoring program in the Columbia and Snake river basins. We are seeking applicants for part- and full-time fisheries observers to assist in fish identification and enumeration at hydroelectric projects and/or data entry and quality control.


The Fishery Observer I performs routine tasks associated with recurring and continuing work according to prescribed or established procedural standards and technical methods assigned. This worker assures that tasks are completed, data is developed, methods used in securing and verifying data are technically accurate and in compliance with instructions and established procedures. This worker makes estimates of numbers and species composition of fish, using at a minimum, simple, dichotomous keys according to detailed procedures. According to established standards and detailed procedures, this observer: records data on appropriate forms and logs, some of which may be electronic; maintains field equipment and supplies; collects scientific, management, and compliance information; and makes observations of operations. The Fishery Observer I obtains, enters, and transfers data electronically, and obtains and records information on electronic equipment.


Computer literacy, data entry, and attention to detail are required. Candidates with experience in fisheries are preferred.


Please submit a resume and letter of interest to