Employment opportunities with the Willamette Spring Chinook Project are
available annually as seasonal positions. The project requires up to 6 employees
during May through July for beach seining and PIT tagging juvenile chinook
in streams throughout the Willamette basin. Three employees may be hired
November through March to sample aquatic habitats for juvenile chinook. Up to 10
employees are used for float and walking surveys conducted from mid-July through
October to monitor spawning chinook and collect biological samples. Employees
are expected to be professionals and can expect an intense work schedule.
Positions are located primarily in Corvallis but some people are stationed out
of Eugene and Clackamas.
Employees must be self-motivated, willing to work under a variety of
conditions, and responsible for the quality of data collected. Candidates with
related field experience and a college background in a natural resource field
such as fish and wildlife, biology, or geology will be given preference for
Applicants must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will check driving records for
in-state finalists. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current
driving record for review.
Contact: Luke Whitman -- phone: (541) 757-4103, or
email, fax (541-757-4102), or mail your application (state of Oregon PD-100)
Willamette Spring Chinook Project,
Oregon Department of
Fish and Wildlife
28655 Highway 34
Corvallis, OR 97333