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CRITFC Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently open. Click on one to find out more information, qualifications, and application instructions.

Resumes and applications are only accepted when openings are available. Enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes who are interested in future employment opportunities may contact Human Resources directly.

Paid Positions

IT Project Leader (Solutions Architect)

Closes: Jul 7, 2017
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is seeking an IT Project Leader/Solutions Architect to lead a project dedicated to establishing and improving tribal data management infrastructure, capacity, and organization for fish, habitat, and harvest data. Incumbent will lead a team of professionals to assist and support the CRITFC and its member tribes in creating and maintaining centralized data management systems, as well as other IT support as needed. Incumbent is expected to work with Data Stewards at each member tribe to provide needs assessments for data flow, organization, and access procedures, as well as evaluate and prepare plans for new technologies. Incumbent must be able to perform all tasks independently, yet function as a member of the evolving data management/IT team to fulfill goals outlined by the tribes and the CRITFC Strategic Plan. The ideal candidate will be organized and possess exceptional leadership, problem solving, communication, and user service skills.

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Closes: Jul 7, 2017
  • Department: Office of the Executive Director (OED)
  • Classification: Full-Time, Regular, Exempt
  • Salary/Wage: $56,193- $71,220 (Equivalent to GS 10 1-10)
  • Location: Portland, OR

Administrative Assistant

Closes: Jun 30, 2017
The Fishery Science Department (FSCI) Administrative Assistant is responsible for tracking department budgets and expenditures and provides management support to the department manager and project leaders within the department. The Administrative Assistant assists FSCI staff to understand and comply with CRITFC financial and operational policies. A large part of each day is spent ensuring smooth information flow (e.g. troubleshooting, problem solving, and offering administrative guidance to department staff). The FSCI Administrative Assistant also provides back-up support to other departments when needed.

Human Resources Assistant (Administrative)

Closes: Jun 23, 2017
Working under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Assistant (Administrative) will provide day-to-day assistance to the HR Manager and to employees regarding recruitment and placement, classification, benefits coordination, and new employee actions.

2017 Salmon Camp Counselor

Closes: May 26, 2017
Salmon Camp is a component of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission’s Tribal Workforce Development program. The annual camp focuses on providing culturally relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experiences to foster an interest in natural resources careers for Native American youth. The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation will host Salmon Camp on June 25-30, 2017 on and near the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Eastern Oregon. Youth will participate in hands-on activities exploring the salmon life cycle, watershed health, and food webs. They will have opportunities to speak with tribal elders, community leaders, and professionals about tribal histories, educational opportunities, and career paths. For more detailed information, visit the Salmon Camp page.

Other Fisheries Employment Opportunities

None available at this time.


None available at this time.

Requests for Quotation

Salmon Camp Cook RFQ

Closes: May 26, 2017
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites you to submit a quotation for temporary camp cook and services for our summer youth program CRITFC Tribal Salmon Camp. The event will be held from June 25 through June 30 at the Emigrant Springs State heritage area, located near the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Eastern Oregon. Please see the link provided for additional information about the camp The requirements listed below were selected to meet our general needs for temporary camp cook services. We anticipate the person whose proposal is the best solution for our needs will be selected in early June 2017. We will notify all parties who respond with a proposal whether they have been awarded the contract or not.

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