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Thursday, November 25, 2010

MAKAH TRIBE: Marine Mammal Technician

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To Whom It May Concern:

The Makah Tribe is currently accepting applications for a Marine Mammal Technician.  The Technician’s primary responsibility will be to act as coordinator of the Makah Tribe’s Marine Mammal Stranding Network.  The Technician will also assist the Tribe’s Marine Mammal Biologist with ongoing studies that focus on gray whales, Steller sea lion, California sea lion, and humpback whales.  Tasks will include monitoring a phone line for the Makah Marine Mammal Stranding Network, responding to strandings, performing necropsies, data entry, processing sea lion scat samples, reviewing gray whale photos for body condition, and in assisting with ocean surveys.  This position has a hiring preference for Native Americans, but all are encouraged to apply.

The Technician will work in Neah Bay, Washington.  Neah Bay is located on the northwest tip of Washington State.

The rate of pay is $10.63 – $12.51 per hour, depending on experience.  The Technician will receive medical and dental benefits.  The position closes on November 19, 2010.

If you would like more information please visit http://makah.com/pdfs/techiimm110510.pdf.  

Respectfully,

Jonathan Scordino
Marine Mammal Biologist
Makah Fisheries Management
(360) 645-3176

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