Biometrician: Washington (Cramer Fish Sciences)

Cramer Fish Sciences

Agency
Cramer Fish Sciences
Location
Issaquah, WA, USA 98027
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
65000-85000
Start Date
07/06/2023
Last Date to Apply
07/06/2023
Website
https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/905167-138232.html
Description
Great opportunity for a full-time BIOMETRICIAN in Issaquah, WA providing critical support by conducting and assisting the Senior Biometrician with advanced statistical analysis, mathematical modeling, and simulations. The Biometrician works as part of a team providing specialized services to clients helping them understand the effects of resource management actions on aquatic habitat and fish.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct advanced statistical analysis, simulation modeling, mathematics, and advanced statistics to help resolve challenging resource management problems.
Collaborate with Biologists to develop models and quantitative assessments for ecological data.
Serve as a data analyst to develop experimental design for field studies and to creatively analyze data.
Common studies include estimates of abundance and survival from mark-recapture studies, demonstrating the effects of restoration by evaluating pre and post conditions, and assessing remotely sensed data to derive habitat metrics.
Modeling projects often include relating resource management actions to behavior and life-cycle dynamics of salmonids or other sensitive aquatic organisms, and to guide prioritization of recovery actions or monitoring progress towards recovery.
Analysis and management of complex spatial data in GIS.
Supervise data summarization and analysis by Technicians and junior Biologists.
Provide guidance and expertise on hypothesis testing, data collection, and statistical analysis.
Write and edit technical documents, as well as potential presentation of data and findings at scientific conferences.
Provide critical review of reports, analyses, experimental designs, and sampling plans.
CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated skills in complex data analysis, management, developing predictive models, and developing sampling and experimental designs.
Strong knowledge and skills in modeling techniques. Is sought out by peers to assist in solving contracted complex, dynamic fishery, or related projects.
Ability to work independently and coordinate effectively with a team.
Ability to handle multiple tasks with overlapping deadlines.
Ability to accurately interpret and follow established guidelines and procedures.
Ability to produce accurate, timely and quality work products and be accountable for meeting objectives.
Ability to work collaboratively with others to resolve problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to express and exchange ideas.
Can effectively communicate complex concepts and analyses to clients and peers.
Positive energy as evidenced in an optimistic outlook, a sense of humor and a disposition to encourage.
EDUCATION / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree with one or more years of related experience with mathematical modeling and statistics.
D. in a related field a plus.
Strong technical writing and advanced computer skills.
Comfortable with at least one common statistical software environment (R, Python, etc.).
Demonstrated skills in complex data management, developing predictive models, graphs, and data analysis.
Able to communicate project methods and findings in presentations and reports.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE

Experience with collection and analysis of complex ecological datasets.
Sampling design, gap analysis, database design and use.
Experience with fisheries, forestry, or other science related fields.
Salmonid life cycle modeling, mark-recapture studies, restoration.
Experience with Computer programming.
Automation, software development, machine learning, or interactive online data tools (e.g., R Shiny).
ABOUT CRAMER FISH SCIENCES

We are a fisheries research consulting firm serving throughout the Pacific States and Idaho. We are a growing, employee-owned company whose mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. Our team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communications and publication of results in scientific journals.

COMPENSATION: $65,000 – $85,000/year (depending upon experience). 401 (k) has a 3% match and full vesting after one year. The annual cash bonus has a 3% target. Benefit package includes: medical, dental, vision, basic life, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance programs, PTO, paid company holidays, and other various voluntary benefits.

ESOP: CFS is a 100% employee-owned company. Our employee stock option plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined contribution plan. Our target ESOP contribution is 5%. Eligibility is after one year of service with an entry date of Jan 1 or July 1.

DEI: Diversifying our profession is a vital and on-going journey and we are committed to fostering a culture that embraces and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

Cramer Fish Sciences is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/905167-138232.html

Qualifications
Master’s degree with one or more years of related experience with mathematical modeling and statistics.
D. in a related field a plus.
Strong technical writing and advanced computer skills.
Comfortable with at least one common statistical software environment (R, Python, etc.).
Demonstrated skills in complex data management, developing predictive models, graphs, and data analysis.
Able to communicate project methods and findings in presentations and reports.
Contact Person
Kristine Constans

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