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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: Feb 19, 2021
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.

Administrative and Contract Specialist

Closes: Feb 12, 2021
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is seeking an Administrative and Contract Specialist to serve the Fishery Science (FSCI) Department. The FSCI Department is CRITFC's largest department, containing over 40 full-time staff stationed primarily in Portland, OR, but also in Hagerman, ID, and Moscow, ID. Fishery Science staff perform anadromous fish and habitat research 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 drafting and updating department budgets, indirect costs proposals, project contracts and subcontracts, purchase order requests, expenditures, and organizing FSCI files. The incumbent will provide both administrative and contract support to the FSCI Department Manager and Project Leaders within the Department. Incumbent assists all FSCI staff to understand and comply with CRITFC financial and operational policies. A large part of each day is spent working closely with the CRITFC Finance Department and providing administrative support/guidance to FSCI staff. It is essential the incumbent is a self-starter, can communicate clearly and effectively, and establish strong positive collaborative working relationships within and outside the FSCI Department.

Inter-Tribal Monitoring Data Project Coordinator

Closes: Jan 15, 2021
  • Starting Salary: $61,999 - $80,600 (CRITFC equivalent to GS11 plus benefits)
  • Department: Fishery Science
  • Classification: Full-time, Regular, Exempt
  • Duration: Term appointment through September 30, 2022, potential for extension based on available funding
  • Location: Portland, Oregon, Mandatory telework is required during COVID-19 pandemic

Other Fisheries Employment Opportunities

None available at this time.


None available at this time.

Requests for Quotation

RFP: Refrigerated Mobile Vehicle

Closes: Jan 8, 2021
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites you to submit a quotation for one (1) refrigerated mobile vehicle. The vehicle described in this RFP will be used to distribute perishable food and other items to community members located along the Columbia River.

RFP: Payroll Processing & Human Resource Information System Contractor

Closes: Sep 18, 2020
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) invites any qualified payroll processing and human resources information system (HRIS) Contractor, for the purpose of providing a professional payroll software system including payroll processing and consulting services, to submit a proposal in accordance with the details outlined in this request. Our organization is seeking a qualified Contractor with significant experience to assist CRITFC with its payroll processes and HRIS, any ancillary services, and time entry management.

RFP Providing Ice and Purchasing Fish - Tribal FishCo, LLC

Closes: Aug 21, 2020
Tribal FishCo LLC (FishCo) is soliciting proposals from prospective contractors to produce ice for tribal fishers and purchase fish on-site from members of the four Columbia River Treaty Tribes at market pricing levels. FishCo is owned and operated by the four Columbia River treaty tribes including the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, and the Nez Perce Tribe.

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