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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

Dispatcher/Communications Officer

Closes: Nov 2, 2018
The dispatcher is directly responsible for the operation of all office radio/telephone communication equipment, maintaining a close watch on patrol activities in the field, and for the general office needs of the agency.

Fishery Scientist (Harvest Management)

Closes: Oct 15, 2018
The Harvest Management Scientist assists the tribes in planning and coordination of tribal harvest in the Columbia River Basin for CRITFC’s four member tribes. The Harvest Management Scientist works within various harvest management forums to implement tribal fisheries consistent the treaty fishing rights case law. The Harvest Management Scientist works with tribal policy makers and staff to develop and implement fisheries consistent with tribal objectives. The Harvest Management Scientist also works with tribal policy makers and staff in coordination of artificial propagation reform to achieve goals and objectives consistent with treaty fishing rights case law and regional management processes.

Public Relations Coordinator

Closes: Sep 28, 2018
The Public Relations Coordinator provides leadership to build public understanding and strategies to advance CRITFC’s mission. The Coordinator leads by designing and implementing media strategies and initiatives and cultivates community and strategic relationships that promote the principles, aspirations, and accomplishments of the Commission and its member tribes. The Coordinator collaborates within the Commission, with the tribes, and among relevant partners to generate content, identify opportunities, and make sure messages and strategies are aligned.

Administrative/Contract Specialist

Closes: Sep 21, 2018
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is seeking an Administrative/Contract Specialist to serve the Fishery Science (FSCI) Department. The FSCI Department is the largest department at CRITFC, containing over 40 full-time staff stationed in three separate locations that include: Portland, OR, Hagerman, ID, and Moscow, ID. Fishery Science staff perform field work throughout the Columbia Basin, which encompasses the states of OR, WA, ID, MT, as well as British Columbia, Canada. Additionally, there are many fixed assets that have been procured by the FSCI Department scientific research lab and field equipment, firearms, servers, and sensitive equipment. The FSCI Administrative/Contract Specialist is responsible for tracking department budgets, contracts, and expenditures. The incumbent will provide administrative and contract support to the FSCI Department Manager and Project Leaders within the Department.  Incumbent 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).

Administrative Assistant

Closes: Sep 15, 2018
Provide administrative support to the Fish Management Department and provide back-up and support for other departments. Facilitate communication within the Fish Management Department, the Commission staff, the Commissioners, tribal technical staffs, tribal attorneys, tribal fishers, and state and federal agencies.

Other Fisheries Employment Opportunities

None available at this time.


None available at this time.

Requests for Quotation

None available at this time.

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