Job Title: Hydraulic Structures Research Scientist
Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA
To help ensure that hydraulic structures effectively protect fish habitats, the Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife is developing a hydraulic structures monitoring and research program. The Hydraulic Structures Research Scientist is the agency’s expert on the interactions between hydraulic structures (e.g., culverts, bridges, river and stream bank armoring, marine shoreline armoring, and marine overwater structures) and fish and shellfish species and their habitats. This position will oversee hydraulic structure monitoring and conduct scientific research on the impacts of hydraulic structures on fish, shellfish, and their habitats.
Qualified job candidates will possess at least a Master’s degree in fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, civil or hydraulic engineering, fisheries science, or closely allied field.
For more information on the position and the job application process go to http://wdfw.wa.gov/employment/