Current Openings


Field Biologist Operations Manager

Job Announcement: Field Biologist Operations Manager

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for all aspects of coordinating, scheduling and supervising crews of field biologists and natural resource technicians throughout West Fork’s operating area.

Duties: This position will be engaged in many activities including:

  • Accepting work orders from clients and coordinating requests for field work,
  • Preparing field materials (maps, aerial photos, etc.) for field crews,
  • Scheduling field surveys and sampling times,
  • Supervising crews of field biologists and natural resource technicians,
  • Maintaining field data transfer processes,
  • Organizing and maintaining field equipment,
  • Preparing reports including GIS maps,
  • Communicating with clients, developing and managing budgets.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in biological sciences, forestry, fisheries or related field or the equivalent in work related experience leading field projects. Strong leadership and communication skills are required. Familiarity with ArcGIS is necessary to support field crews and prepare reports for clients. Experience working in managed forest environments preferred. Applicants should be proficient in off-trail and back country navigation with the use of compass, maps, aerial photos and GPS to identify sampling locations.

Compensation: West Fork offers competitive salaries, excellent health insurance, maternity/paternity leave, flexible schedules and other fringe benefits.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Application: Submit an electronic letter of interest and resume to info@westforkenv.com

Fisheries Biologist

Job Announcement: Fisheries Biologist

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for designing and leading fisheries studies for clients throughout West Fork’s operating area.

Duties: This position will be engaged in many activities including:

  • Developing study designs, collecting field and remotely sensed data,
  • Analyzing and modeling biological and physical data,
  • Implementing field studies and supervising crews,
  • Writing and developing reports and articles,
  • Communicating with clients, developing and managing budgets,
  • Writing proposals and developing new business.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in fisheries, aquatic ecology or other biological science. Strong quantitative and statistical skills are required; experience with GIS and spatially explicit models highly desirable. Familiarity with animal marking and tracking methods including radio telemetry, acoustic, PIT, coded wire and visual tags required. Applicants should be proficient in off-trail and back country navigation with the use of compass, maps, aerial photos and GPS to identify sampling locations. Experience using standard fisheries sampling equipment and habitat measuring instruments required.

Compensation: West Fork offers competitive salaries, excellent health insurance, maternity/paternity leave, flexible schedules and other fringe benefits.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Application: Submit an electronic letter of interest and resume to info@westforkenv.com