Butcher Fish Job Description Sample
Butcher Block Supervisor
Butcher Block Supervisor
The Southwest Division has an opening for a Butcher Block Supervisor at Store 1986 in Tucson, Arizona; this is a union position.
PURPOSE: Directs and controls the operation of the Butcher Block.
Supervises and trains Butcher Block personnel. Ensures customer service and product quality, freshness, safety and selection. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Champions Company and Division customer service programs to meet or exceed Division customer service goals. Handles customer relations in a positive manner, including effective resolution of customer complaints and reporting to the Meat Manager or Store Director as appropriate. Promotes Albertson's philosophy of personalized service.
Orders, receives and breaks down loads. Stocks, displays and rotates meat, poultry and seafood products in the butcher block to ensure quality, freshness, selection, eye-appeal and proper inventory level to meet customer demands. Processes fresh fish and other seafood items.
Creates effective displays for meat, poultry and seafood and other related merchandise in the butcher block. Prepares seafood salads and other seasoned or prepared product. Cooks samples.
Steams clams and lobsters. Supervises, motivates, trains and participates in the hiring of butcher block personnel. Monitors associate performance and recommends personnel actions such as hiring, firing, layoff and disciplinary action.
Schedules personnel to ensure adequate coverage, service level and meeting of budgetary goals. Supervises the day to day functions of the butcher block to achieve customer service, and sales and profit objectives. Conducts daily inspections of the butcher block and initiates corrective measures to ensure compliance with product quality and trimming and grinding procedures, rotates products, maintains in stock conditions, code date standards, sanitation, safety and security requirements.
Assists with all butcher block duties such as: receiving, storing, cleaning, customer service, cutting, wrapping and packaging. Implements effective promotional and seasonal displays. Controls shrink and expenses.
Accurately completes and monitors daily log sheet, purchase report, and sales and labor and other required paperwork and logs. Maintains records on ad items movement. Orders, checks, receives and controls inventory to ensure proper inventory level, product quality and freshness and to prevent the sale of out of code products.
Takes periodic inventories, processes administrative paperwork and maintains accurate department records. Maintains and organizes and work area. Ensures that product quality, trimming, grinding, packaging, labeling, rotation, labeling and wrapping standards are met.
Ensures proper merchandising of product by understanding and implementing schematics, merchandising of advertised items, proper signing procedures and monitoring product flow. Complies with retail labeling laws, federal and state regulations and Company policies. Follows Company policy in pricing and handling re-worked and reduced-to-clear items.
Complies with all federal, state and local health, and food handling and safety standards. Assists customers by taking and filling special orders. Makes product suggestions and engages in suggestive selling.
Makes intercom announcements. Ensures cleanliness and sanitation of sales floor, work area, freezer and cooler, equipment, and retail cases. Answers and responds to incoming calls appropriately.
Maintains and cleans knives, scales, display cases, knives, scales, steamers, broilers, microwave oven, boiling pots and other cooking and cutting equipment. Assists with implementing emergency procedures in the event of equipment and computer software malfunctions. Ensures that all associates are trained and instructed in the proper performance of work duties.
Monitors associate performance and reports observations to the Meat Manager or Store Director. Resolves associate complaints and reports to the Meat Manager or Store Director as appropriate. Maintains confidentiality concerning associates, store sales and other Company information.
Responsible for performing all job duties and responsibilities safely, accurately and with honesty and integrity. Other necessary and required duties. SKILLS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires working knowledge of all job duties within the Butcher Block including cutting, wrapping, steaming and customer service. Requires strong communication skills, good leadership and interpersonal skills, the proven ability to manage people and the ability to maintain composure in dealing with customers and co-workers. Requires knowledge of employment laws and workplace practices.
Requires a good understanding of Company practices and Butcher Block policies and procedures. Requires the ability to judge and react to business activity. Must have knowledge of product variety, standards, perishability, food safety, sanitation, labeling and department policies and procedures.
Frequently reaches, lifts, stacks and maneuvers objects of varying dimensions and weights up to approximately 55 lbs. Bends, stoops and reaches frequently and occasionally climbs ladders. Pushes and pulls fully loaded hand trucks, high boys and pallet jacks.
Performs repetitious arm movement to prepare and package products. Manual dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are necessary. Must be able to operate cutting utensils and equipment.
Mental alertness is necessary to ensure safe and accurate completion of work activities. Requires knowledge of basic mathematics and weights and measures. Must have knowledge of taste, content and perishability of products, safety and sanitation procedures and department policies and procedures.
Operates computer software and electronic ordering devices to order products, plan sales, input inventory and schedules, and print labels. Utilizes knives, scales, steamers, broilers, microwave oven, boiling pots and other cooking and cutting equipment.
Utilizes cleaning supplies and equipment.
Utilizes safety cutters. Requires use of safety gloves. May be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Scheduled hours will vary. Good attendance is required. Exposure to potential hazards exists with respect to cutting equipment and other work aids necessary to perform job duties.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Hands are in frequent contact with ice, hot and cold water, and meat, fish and poultry products. Exposure to heat and steam of 400° Fahrenheit while cooking products and samples.
Exposure to potential hazards exists with wet floors, cutting and cooking equipment and procedures. Exposure up to 30° Fahrenheit while handling products in cold cases, 28° Fahrenheit in cooler and -20° Fahrenheit in freezer. Working conditions consist of a temperature controlled store environment.
SAFETY-SENSITIVE POSITION: Job responsibilities include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by employees assigned to this job.
All employees must comply with Company, Division and Store policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified may vary within each store and from store to store.
Hourly Rate: $17.70 per hour
Bridgeport Butcher Brothers Smoke House BBQ Cook/ Server
Performs all functions related to customer service, stocking, and sanitation. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. Team Leaders are required to spend significant time on the floor, engaging with customers, and pitching in to help whenever and wherever needed. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations.Job Responsibilities
Weighs, prices, and packages customer orders.
Understands venue menus, stays abreast of specials, menu changes, etc.
Follows cash handling procedures related to the service venues.
Monitors product quality and freshness and ensures proper product rotation.
Completes product spoilage and transfer records as needed.
Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.
Good understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques.
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for WFM products, core values, and company philosophy.
Ability to sell proactively.
Ability to understand and convey to others the differentiating factors about WFM products.
Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.
- No prior retail experience required.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
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Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
May require use of ladders.
Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.32>
Laboratory Assistant, Fish Wet Lab (Tue-Sat, 11Am-7:30Pm)
This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-7:30pm
Laboratory Assistants perform routine and specialized assignments associated with moderate complexity testing and demonstrate proficiency and understanding of the procedures in their respective areas of the laboratory under the directive of the Clinical Laboratory Technologists/Scientists. Additional tasks can be assigned at the discretion of management.
Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
Preparation of specimens for testing which meet the Laboratory's criteria.
Performs daily maintenance and replenishes supplies and reagents as needed.
Assists in the discard of biohazard bags in the main laboratory into drums.
Request and pull samples from other locations for pending tests.
Report malfunctioning of all systems and equipment through appropriate channels.
Report on time and prepared to perform their assigned duties as scheduled.
Wear company lab coat, gloves and face shield during specimen handling.
Establish positive patient identification on sample or in reporting systems before proceeding with any further action.
Full knowledge of the physician's order/requisition.
Understand and comply with OSHA, HIPAA and all regulatory requirements.
Follow proper incident procedure in the event of any accident, specimen breakage, and spills.
Attends department trainings and meetings and interacts in two way communication to assist in process improvement.
Maintains compliance with all laboratory policies and procedures as well as safety and quality practices.
Minimum Qualifications (required vs. preferred):
High school diploma or equivalent. Additional education is a plus.
Familiarity with Microsoft office.
Good communication skills.
Knows how to work as a team.
Problem solving skills.
Lab work experience.
Previous exposure to the Laboratory and Laboratory terminology is preferred.
Medium work of lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects.
Long periods of standing/sitting.
BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Fish Culturist - Pisgah Forest, NC
Description of Work
Salary Grade GN07
Recruitment Range: $32,703 - $43,253 *
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (https://www.ncwildlife.org/ ) is seeking applicants for a Wildlife Conservation Technician I (working title: "Fish Culturist") for our Inland Fisheries Division. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission Mission Statement is to conserve North Carolina's wildlife resources and their habitats and provide programs and opportunities that allow hunters, anglers, boater s and other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy wildlife-associated recreation.
The Commission is the regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of N.C. fishing, hunting, trapping and boating laws. The Wildlife Commission employs more than 650 full-time staff across the state, including wildlife and fisheries biologists and technicians, wildlife law enforcement officers, wildlife educators, communication specialists, customer service, information technology and administrative professionals. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission Inland Fisheries Division manages the State's freshwater fisheries and supporting ecosystems.
This position is assigned primarily to the Bobby N. Setzer State Fish Hatchery in Transylvania County, which specializes in raising more than a half million Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout annually. Inland Fisheries also maintains fish hatcheries in Richmond County, Burke County, McDowell County and Pender County.
This position conducts production work in the rearing of fish and the maintenance of a Coldwater fish culture station. Employees perform a variety of duties throughout the fish production cycle including the spawning, production, and stocking of various fish species.
Position assists in the propagation, care, and stocking of fish species in numbers sufficient to meet fisheries management goals toward enhancement of fishing opportunities for the general public. Assist in maintaining facilities in an endeavor to maximize efficiency of propagation, care, stocking and effluent management. Perform various duties necessary for the operation and maintenance of a fish culture station.
Technical assignments include spawning fish, care of fish and eggs, dispensing feed and medication to fish, check raceways and ponds for signs of fish disease and stress, prepare fish for distribution and transport fish, maintain reports and records as required, assist in production related activities, assist in giving tours to visitors, responsible for maintenance of buildings, and upkeep of treatment systems, grounds, and hatchery equipment. Work also includes the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and the equipment at the hatchery site. Duties may include serving as a lead worker of a two-person crew engaged in fish stocking and maintenance activities.
Attentiveness to water quality, dissolved oxygen, fish health and nutrition is required in all phases of the production cycle. Employees also prepare routine reports and interact with the public frequently. Work is performed under close supervision for critical production procedures and under general supervision and review for routine and repetitive activities. Perform other duties as assigned.
A normal Monday-Friday 8am-5pm schedule is associated with this position, though night work, overnight travel and weekend work may be required on occasion. Individual in this position must be willing to work rotating weekends and Holidays.
Position will be based out of the Bobby N. Setzer Hatchery in Pisgah Forest, NC (Transylvania County).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Individual in this position should have a working knowledge of aquaculture techniques. Applicants should have the ability to operate and maintain equipment used at a fish hatchery (farm tractor, fish feeder, mowers, stocking truck, lab equipment, manual and power tools) and periodically engage in heavy physical work.
Ability to collect and record physical, chemical and biological data is also required. The position requires the ability to construct, maintain, and repair hatchery equipment, buildings, and other facilities.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Associate Degree in Wildlife or Fisheries Management or Construction Management from an appropriately accredited institution, and two years of experience which has included the management of wildlife or fisheries resources or the operation of heavy equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license is required within 90 days of hire.
This position works primarily outdoors, in all kinds of weather conditions. Position will be performing some manual labor in lifting medium to heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds on a daily basis. Employee is required to wear a State approved uniform and certain safety equipment as well as follow established safety regulations and procedures. Candidate must present proof of a valid NC Driver's License and proof of an acceptable driving record.
MANAGEMENT PREFERENCES: Management prefers applicants with at least three years' experience in fisheries or wildlife management, or field biology experience. Preference also given to applicants with experience or coursework in fish culture.
BENEFITS: North Carolina State government employees enjoy many benefits including a retirement pension plan, 401K/457 membership, Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday Leave, State Health Plan and various other benefits.
Salary will be based on budget, education, experience and equity. Benefits information can be found on the NC OSHR website at: https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits.
Supplemental and Contact Information
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ON-LINE USING THE OSHR JOB SEEKERS WEBSITE*
Degrees must be received from institutions appropriately accredited by the U.S. Department of Education
All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System located on the Office of State Human Resources "Work for NC" website (http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/ ) for the State of North Carolina.
To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes (including Text Resume's on the on-line application) WILL NOT be used for screening for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completing a State on-line application form.
Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that you have, as they relate to the job you are applying for.
Please make sure you complete the application in full. Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 (Form 4) or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference (or obtain Veterans Preference as the spouse of a service related Disabled Veteran). If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.
NC Wildlife Resources Commission uses the Merit-Based Recruitment & Selection Plan to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills & abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. The State of NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check. Pre-employment checks are required for some administrative and education center positions.
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)."
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your NEOGOV account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Normal processing time for applications is 30-45 days from the closing date of the posting.
If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the Wildlife Resources Commission Human Resources Office.
NC Wildlife Resources Commission
Human Resources Office
Attn: Bob Schultz, Recruitment Specialist
1751 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC 27699-1703
Thank you for your interest in employment at Thunder Valley Casino Resort! Thunder Valley Casino Resort is the only AAA Four Diamond property in Placer County. We're always looking for superstar achievers to join our ranks either full or part time.
Practice, support, and promote Thunder Valley Casino's "Winning Attitude" Company-wide culture and demonstrate Thunder Valley Casino's AAA Four Diamond Service Standards at all times.
Ensure production is complete as per Thunder Valley's specifications in terms of weight, size and quality.
Maintain cleanliness, safety and sanitation standards in accordance with department policies and those of the Department of Indian Health.
Communicate daily with Chef/Sous Chef regarding par levels, production levels and quality concerns.
Complete production in a timely fashion.
Communicate any problems or issues with the performance of their duties to their Chef or Sous Chef.
Knowledge in Butcher area - with Beef Lamb, Chicken, Pork, Fish Butchering skills.
Ability to use scales, do inventory, par sheets.
Knowledge of Health Standards.
Possess or obtain a California Food Handler Card.
Must be 18 years of age to apply.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal form.
If you feel that this position is a great match for your interests and skills, click the button to apply. Thank you again for considering joining the Thunder Valley Casino Resort team!
BFT Laboratory Assistant / Fish Feeder!
Bulfinch Temps is looking for a Laboratory Assistant / Fish Feeder to work in he Medicine/Cardiology/CVRC department at MGH! This position starts in September and is for 30-40 hors per week for standard business hours to cover a vacation. Please note that this position is temporary in nature and is not eligible for benefits.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Feed live brine shrimp to 10000 tanks of tropical fish using squeeze bottles.
2.Prepare brine shrimp for feeding.
3.Check that tank lids are straight and water flow is on.
4.Clean brine shrimp hatching equipment, squeeze bottles and prep area.
5.Clean fish tanks as needed.
6.Clean and change filters as needed.
7.Clean floors as needed.
8.Prepare stock solutions as needed.
9.Learn system maintenance procedures.
10. Fill in for other feeders as needed.
1.Requires manual dexterity to squeeze the feed bottles repeatedly.
2.Requires the strength and coordination to climb up and down a step stool to reach some tanks.
3.Must be able to tolerate warm, humid working conditions.
1.Closed room with rows of fish tanks from floor to ceiling kept at 80 degrees F.
2.Constant background noise of water filtration system.
Ocean Beauty Seafoods smoked fish plant is in search of full-time seafood processors!
We are located in Monroe, WA.
These are full-time positions.
We focus on getting quality and sustainable seafood to our customers. This position is ideal for someone with experience working in manufacturing, but experience is not necessary, we will train you!
We offer a hire bonus of $300.00 for the first 90 days and another $300.00 after 6 months!
We need to increase our production team. Work schedule is from 6:00 am until finish. Monday through Friday with some Saturday shifts included. You have opportunity to increase your pay by $1.50 per hour by learning how to slice in the slicing department.
Please apply on line or stop by our Monroe office from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday through Friday if you need access to a computer to fill out an application. No phone calls please.
Ocean Beauty Seafoods
14651 172nd Dr. SE
Monroe, WA 98272
We need to fill many positions in our processing plant:
Our positions require standing on your feet for long periods of time working from conveyor belts and tables. We supply uniforms and protective gear. You supply waterproof boots. If you are looking for a foot in the door and opportunity for growth, you have found the perfect position. We are growing and need people to help us keep up with the demands of our valued customers.
These positions require self-starters who can work independently and with others as a team. We are looking for people who are interested in working in a fast-paced environment. Extended hours, weekends, and overtime required. Must be 18 years of age or older to work in a manufacturing plant. Processing areas are cold, loud, and fast-paced.
We have great benefits and perks:
401(k) with Ocean Beauty matching .20 cents on each dollar you contribute
Paid time off (PTO)
We take pride in a safe work environment for our employees, drug and background checks required.
Ocean Beauty Seafood LLC is an equal opportunity employer and provides for the recruitment, hiring, and promotion of women, handicapped persons, Disabled, Veterans, and members of all ethnic minority groups in all areas of work.
Ocean Beauty Seafood's is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/VETS/DISABILITY
Fish And Wildlife Biologist 1 *06760W
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency's mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. WDFW's employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands. They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
FISH & WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST 1
The Department of Fish & Wildlife is recruiting to hire one (1) fulltime permanent Fish and Wildlife Biologist 1 position. The duty station is located at the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia, Thurston County.
This position conducts professional biological studies and provides analysis and assessment of wildlife management data using established scientific principles and techniques. As a seabird and marine mammal biologist, this position is a member of a four-person field team conducting boat-based surveys in Puget Sound, along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the outer coast of Washington south to the Columbia River. She/he collects information on the distribution and abundance of marbled murrelets, seabirds, and marine mammals throughout the marine waters of Washington. In addition to gathering distribution and abundance data, this position is also responsible for entering data, proofing data, summarizing data, and co-authoring annual monitoring reports, as well as assisting with other seabird and marine mammal research projects.
The marbled murrelet is a seabird that was listed under the federal Endangered Species Act as a Threatened species in California, Oregon, and Washington and it is listed as Threatened by Washington State. The marbled murrelet recovery plan outlines recovery strategies including developing and conducting standardized at-sea surveys. These surveys allow researchers and managers to model population trends and evaluate progress towards recovery. In addition, when developing the Northwest Forest Plan for managing federal forest lands, it was decided that at-sea marbled murrelet population trends were to be used to assess the effectiveness of the plan. The surveys conducted for USFWS allow us to estimate the density and trends of marbled murrelets in the marine waters of Washington. The surveys conducted for the US Navy provide information on the density of marbled murrelets, other seabirds, and marine mammals relative to Navy facilities in the Northwest and these data are ultimately used by USFWS and NOAA during ESA Section 6 consultations to assess impacts of Navy training and facility development. These projects are Federally funded and research on seabirds and marine
Conducts biological studies and carries out programs using established procedures and protocols; summarizes biological data, and co-authors research reports.
Collects at sea data on bird and mammals in marine environments for use in determining habitat use, population distribution and abundance, and the relative importance (suitability) of different habitats
Enters, proofs, and summarizes data in DLOG and/or Excel including using summary statistics. In addition, this position co-authors year-end reports to federal funding agencies
Conducts pelagic surveys during all seasons 80 km off the Washington coast
Assist with boat operation, routine maintenance, and following boat safety procedures.
May assist with other aspects of seabird research including conducting Tufted Puffin colony surveys, data summary, and report writing as well as marbled murrelet on water captures. May also assist with marine mammal studies including observational data and diet analysis.
May assist research scientists in the Wildlife Program with data collection, analysis, and report writing when opportunities arise
May supervise or lead assigned personnel or volunteers in the field.
Specific tasks include:
Use line transect distance sampling to collect detailed seabird and marine mammal distribution and abundance data and enter those data into specialized software on a laptop computer during surveys. Surveys are conducted in accordance with the Marbled Murrelet Effectiveness Monitoring survey protocols and protocols developed for the Naval Base Monitoring Program. Surveys are conducted throughout the year and often in inclement weather.
Data collection includes distribution and abundance of all seabirds (in both summer and winter plumages) and marine mammals encountered along transects as well as monitoring attendance at Washington seabird colonies.
Data entry, data proofing, data summary (summary statistics), and report writing
Communicate effectively to the public and federal, state, and county officials.
Maintain WDFW equipment.
Professional experience and ability to accurately identify Washington's seabirds in both breeding and non-breeding plumages, have excellent eye sight (corrected), and knowledge of principles and procedures of biological research and of field methods.
Field experience using line transect distance sampling from boats and proficient use of a personal computer.
Be physically capable of withstanding long hours in a small boat (24 feet) at times in adverse weather and sea conditions.
Boat handling and maintenance: Assists captain with boat handling and maintenance of research vessel. Is aware and up to date on safety procedures and safe boat handling. Assists with trailering, launching, and retrieval procedures. In captain's absence, works with other team members to ensure all aspects of boat operation and safety are being followed.
Ability to accurately identify Washington marine mammals.
Ability to prepare detailed written reports on technical studies
Proficient in use of MS Word and Excel with experience summarizing data in Excel or similar software.
Ability to apply standard statistical techniques to summarize research data.
Live and work cooperatively in a team of four people, have excellent attention to detail and communication skills, and be able to adapt, respond positively, and be flexible when needs, conditions, and work responsibilities change.
Ability to use standard field equipment.
Communicate effectively to the public and federal, state, and county officials.
Teamwork: Promote cooperation and commitment within team to achieve goals and deliverables by valuing others, earning trust, and acting with integrity. Encourage team unity through sharing information or expertise, working together to solve problems, and putting team success first. Maintain and enhance self-esteem of team members - seek understanding and convey respect. Help remove barriers to team productivity and success. Ensure joint ownership of goal setting, commitments, and accomplishments - involve everyone on the team. Use diversity (cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations, or backgrounds) as an advantage.
Respectful and Inclusive work environment: All individuals are welcomed and treated fairly and respectfully, and employees feel empowered to contribute fully to serving their work unit, agency, and Washington's citizens.
Communications effectiveness: Convey clear, timely, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. Apply good listening skills and solicit input/ideas from team members, agency staff, supervisors, and stakeholders. Avoid negative communication between team members.
A Bachelor's degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science. Twelve semester or eighteen quarter hours of specific course work is required for certain positions.
Work Setting, including hazards:
- A small boat (24 feet) with a 4 person team, adverse weather and sea conditions possible
Schedule (i.e., hours and days):
Project Permanent position composed of a number of contracts throughout the year, including:
Naval Base Monitoring Project: approximately 15 September – March/April, Monday – Friday (full time). Work on weekends and holidays possible. Pelagic surveys 80 km off Washington coast are also scheduled during 3 months in this time window and consist of long days at sea.
Marbled Murrelet Monitoring Project: 15 May – July, Monday – Friday (full time). Work on weekends and holidays possible.
- Travel is expected Monday through Friday of each week with surveys originating from ports throughout Puget Sound (even years), or along the outer coast of Washington (odd years). Biologists will stay in hotels during the week, or make day trips depending on location. Per Diem will be provided when overnight stays away from duty station are required. A Motor Pool or agency vehicle will be provided for transportation from duty station (TBD) to field sites.
Tools and Equipment:
- binoculars, range finder, laptop computer, GPS Units, VHF radio
This position is in the bargaining unit represented by the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals and is subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish & Wildlife, and the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov, include 3 professional references, and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
- A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letter will not be accepted)
- A current resume
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. Emailed documents will not be accepted in lieu of attaching your documents to the on line profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirmation e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the "work experience" section of your application in NEOGOV. A resume will not substitute for the "work experience" section of the application. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.
Fish And Wildlife Technician I - Interim
Do you love working outdoors? Do you want to work in the woods or on the water? Then become a Fish and Wildlife Interim for Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Performs beginning level technical work in a fishery, wildlife management program, habitat management program, or research program.
Our Fish and Wildlife Technician I's are eligible for paid leave, paid holidays, and employee discounts.
This is an Interim position. An Interim position means a position established to address a one-time or recurring need of less than (9) months duration and exempt from the classified service under KRS 18A.115.
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience in fisheries or wildlife management will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE
Travel, extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment and wildlife may pose hazards.
Fish Science Director (Wms03) *04464-19
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency's mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors.
WDFW's employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands.
They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov
Applications will be reviewed and interviews held as qualified applicants are identified, and the position may be filled and the recruitment closed. The first review will be May 16, 2019. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application materials as soon as possible.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Fish Science Director (WMS3) position. The position is located in the Fish Program and the duty station in located at the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA.
This position is a member of the Fish Program Senior Management Team (FMT) and has statewide policy, budget, and strategic planning and decision-making authority and responsibilities. This position oversees approximately 200 FTEs located across the state in headquarter, regional, district, and local field offices.
This position manages six (6) program areas: (1) statewide research, monitoring, and evaluation, (2) laboratory research and operations, (3) fish health, (4) information technology and GIS, (5) statistics and biometric support, and (6) Columbia River science and policy. Statewide research, monitoring, and evaluation units support fishery management, hatchery operations, and salmon recovery activities. (e.g., ESA compliance, congressionally mandated Hatchery Reform, agency Fishery and Hatchery Reform, etc.). Laboratory operations include the Molecular Genetics Laboratory (MGL), Fish Health, Otolith, and Ageing.
MGL supports agency-wide genetic and genomic science, research, monitoring, and investigative forensics for the Enforcement Program. The Fish Health Program includes veterinarian and fish health laboratory activities which is responsible for disease and pathogen diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation in the agency's 83 hatcheries statewide.
The Otolith (fish bones and hard parts) and ageing (fish scales) laboratories provide information for fisheries management, hatchery operations, and salmon recovery statewide.
The Fish Program Biological Data Systems Unit is in charge of all data operations and GIS support for the Fish Program. The Quantitative Analysis, Synthesis, and Reporting Unit provides biometrician, statistical, and analytical support for the Fish Program statewide. Columbia River science and policy support is responsible for agency and Fish Program policy coordination with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Program for the Interior Columbia River and Snake River basins. Duties
Scope of accountability
Federal and State Laws, Tribal Treaties, and Conventions
This position is responsible for development and implementation of federal ESA compliance monitoring programs for hatcheries and fisheries. This position provides oversight, compliance, and issuance of state fish transfer permits for net pens and marine and freshwater aquaculture.
This position is responsible for development and Implementation of data systems and software associated with shellfish and finfish catch accounting for commercial and tribal harvest, and recreational fishing. This position is responsible for reporting for catch and hatchery releases for international fishery treaties and conventions. This position is responsible for providing the best available science as specified in state RCWs for conservation and management of salmon and steelhead.
Responsible for the development, negotiation, and application of policies that affect natural resource issues statewide, including but not limited to federal Endangered Species Act Biological Opinions, hatcheries and mitigation, commercial and sport fishing regulations, and research and development.
Responsible for assessing and evaluating the fiscal or policy impacts of legislation or Congressional activities, and provide recommendations directly to the Director, Governor's Office, Congressional staffers, Legislator's, and Fish Program Assistant Director.
Responsible for strategic planning and policy development for salmon recovery and science that has impacts for the agency, state partners, salmon recovery partners, and tribal co-managers.
Responsible for ensuring that the science budget and fiscal operations are timely, efficient, effective and in conformance with agency policies and applicable state and federal laws. Responsible for ensuring the accurate translation of Science Division policies and procedures into implementation plans throughout all units, through the use of work plans, written directives, conferences and meetings.
Responsible for interfacing with the public, legislators and other state, federal, and local governments regarding science division and salmon recovery activities.
Generally 40 hours/wk., M-F from 8am-5pm. Seasonal evening and weekend work may be needed.
Work is typically conducted in an office or meeting group setting. Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree with major study in a natural science (Fish Science, Fish Management, Biology, etc.).
Preferred/Desired Education, Training, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master's of Science or Ph.D. in biological science or related field.
Experience with Washington State government systems and processes.
Understanding of the government-to-government relationship In Washington with treaty tribes.
Have a working knowledge of fish and shellfish biology and natural resource management.
To be competitive for this position, an applicant should demonstrate the following competencies:
Competencies – Strong skills sets in the following:
Strong project management skills and abilities that include creating a plan, identifying resources, and meeting deadlines.
Strong decision-making skills, including the ability to make recommendations to senior managers on all aspects of divisional operations and agency policies.
Ability to work well with diverse and competing groups and adapt quickly to changing issues, priorities, and needs.
Ability to juggle multiple priorities, projects, and assignments.
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment under changing time constraints.
Ability to provide coaching and mentoring that enables employees to grow and succeed through positive feedback, instruction, and encouragement.
Excellent organizational, written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Strong writing and editing skills; the ability to produce written materials that are clear, concise, easy to read and understand, and effective in communicating the desired message in a professional and respectful manner.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse and sometimes competing groups of people.
Ability to take complex fiscal information and repackage it in a way that is more clearly understood by non financial managers.
Promotes organizational mission, goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives, and shows the way to achieve them.
Aligns the direction, services, and performance of the daily operations of the division and its interaction with other WDFW programs within the broader context of the Department's goals and objectives.
Leads through example.
Ability to follow fiscal guidelines, regulations, principles, and standards when committing fiscal resources or preparing or processing fiscal transactions.
Strategic and tactical planning
Budgeting development, allotments and accountability
Knowledge of fish ecology, research scientific methods, statistical principles and data analysis
Principles of management including staff supervision, leadership, conflict resolution, personnel and Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) and regulations, policy development and implementation.
Program and agency chain of command for effective communication and management.
Communicates clearly and concisely across managerial, professional and legislative levels in both oral and written form.
Prioritize and make decisions on diverse issues.
Organize, motivate and provide leadership and vision for Science staff.
To apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letter will not be accepted)
A current resume
Three professional references (personal references do not count as professional)
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. E-mailed documents will not be accepted in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process.
In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.
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