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.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission’s (CRITFC) Fish Management Department, through the objectives laid out in CRITFC’s Tribal Pacific Lamprey Restoration Plan for the Columbia River Basin, is assisting its member tribes in the collection of adult Pacific lamprey at mainstem Columbia River Dams for use in ongoing Pacific lamprey adult supplementation (translocation) efforts. The individual hired for this temporary position will be the primary, on-the-ground contact for CRITFC member tribes (Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakama) that have initiated supplementation (translocation) projects within tributaries of their ceded areas. The primary responsibility for this position will be to set, collect, log, and transfer adult Pacific lamprey from the previously determined dam locations to a central holding site in close coordination with CRITFC member tribe lamprey collection staffs. The successful applicant will be responsible for the health of lamprey during the trapping, transferring, and holding making this an on-call position.
Other Fisheries Employment Opportunities
None available at this time.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) College Internship Program aims to increase the retention of tribal students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) degrees by providing research experience, mentoring, and an opportunity to explore career options in natural resources.
Requests for Quotation
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites you to submit a proposal for processing, identification, and analysis of approximately two hundred Pacific lamprey samples. We would like to use statolith microchemistry analysis to assist in our project. This RFP is for scientific laboratory services for providing assistance to our research team.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites you to submit a proposal for professional payroll services for our fish tagging project at the Hanford Reach field site on the Columbia River near Richland, Washington. The tagging project has been conducted annually since 1987. Each year a ten person crew is hired for thirteen consecutive days between late-May and mid-June to capture and tag juvenile fall Chinook salmon. The tagging crew members will be provided and supervised by CRITFC.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites you to submit a proposal for PIT tagging at the Hanford Reach field site on the Columbia River near Richland, Washington. This is part of a tagging project which CRITFC has operated since 1987.