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 assists four tribes in the co-management of their treaty rights within the Columbia River Basin. The position offered is associated with the Commission’s Fishery Science Department. This research group is engaged in several investigations of stock composition, identification, and structure, as well as development and evaluation of restoration strategies for Pacific salmonids. Specific areas of research covered under this announcement include the investigation of the length, age and stock composition of salmon and steelhead passing Bonneville dam. The Fishery Technician III will be responsible for collecting a variety of biological data and samples from several fish species under field conditions.
Serves as a first-line supervisor over the patrol division. Sergeants are responsible for the deployment of enforcement and protective services initiated, associated records and reports, training, disciplinary actions, and keeping the chain of command informed of patrol-related matters as they affect the agency.
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Enforcement (CRITFE) Police Officers are directly responsible for carrying out all enforcement and protective patrols by foot, vehicle and boat on the main stem Columbia River (Oregon and Washington shores) and its environs and its environs and also patrol at the In-lieu and Treaty Fishing Access sites (TFAS). Patrols are dictated by CRITFC/CRITFE policy, Tribal policy, contractual obligations of the Law Enforcement Department, and at the direction of patrol supervisors.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) Fishery Science Department is seeking a full-time Fishery Scientist to manage the Basinwide Supplementation Evaluation (BSE) Project. The BSE Project provides technical support and funding for studies that complement monitoring and evaluation programs associated with hatchery production projects managed by the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and the Confederated Tribes of the Yakama Nation. This position requires expertise related to hatchery management, anadromous fish supplementation, and fish reintroduction. The incumbent will collaborate closely with CRITFC and tribal personnel to develop research study designs, data collection and analysis, reintroduction plans, supplementation and monitoring protocols, and to act as a tribal reviewer/resource on issues related to hatchery production and population monitoring in the Columbia River Basin (e.g., hatchery review/reform plans).
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission assists four tribes in the co-management of their treaty rights within the Columbia River Basin. The position offered is associated with the Commission’s Fishery Science Department. The production research group is engaged in several research projects designed to investigate salmon and steelhead limiting factors, which include predation. For the last decade sea lion presence and consumption of salmon near Bonneville dam has been increasing and our research program is designed to assist managers in reducing sea lion occurrence near the dam along with investigating sea lion abundance and predation rates. The duration of this position is limited to three and a half months.
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission assists four tribes in the co-management of their treaty rights within the Columbia River Basin. The position offered is associated with the Commission’s Fishery Science and Fisheries Management departments. These departments are engaged in several investigations of salmon abundance, stock composition, predation, production, and lamprey supplementation, management and research within the Columbia Basin. Specific projects include, but are not limited to, the sea lion hazing and abundance estimation, parental based tagging, and working within the Lamprey project assisting in collections of adult lamprey for translocation, conducting research, monitoring and evaluation, and assisting member tribes. Work locations vary throughout the Columbia Basin.
This position processes travel for Commissioners and staff. It also reconciles travel and bank accounts, backs-up accounting positions, analyzes general ledger accounts, prepares budgets, participates in internal and external audit, and works in other areas within the Finance & Operations Department.
Other Fisheries Employment Opportunities
None available at this time.
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Requests for Quotation
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is requesting quotes to contract for Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, and Respect in the Workplace training. The CRITFC’s goal for training is to enhance the quality of the work environment and maintain a respectful and courteous workplace in which to work and conduct business. The main outcome is to strengthen the understanding of and compliance with, the existing CRITFC personnel policies. The training must also be consistent with the latest statutes and regulations regarding areas of harassment and discrimination. The curriculum for this training must encompass, but should not be limited to, the following areas: harassment and bullying in the workplace; inappropriate behavior; sexual harassment; workplace violence; resolving conflicts; employee/supervisor rights and responsibilities; clarification of legal issues; reporting processes; valuing differences; heightening cultural awareness and sensitivity; and how to build a culture of respect.