Job Announcement: Seasonal Wildlife Technician, Port Blakely

Port Blakely is hiring for a seasonal wildlife technician. Please see the attached job announcement for more information or visit

Port Blakely Companies has been a family-owned business for more than a century. We’re also a close-knit family of four distinct businesses: Port Blakely Tree Farms, L.P.; Port Blakely Communities, Blakely Pacific, Ltd.; and Pacific Lumber & Shipping, LLC. Though each company is separate, we all share a common set of values – Respect, Stewardship and Humor & Fun.

Wildlife Technician – Seasonal

The Wildlife Program of Port Blakely Tree Farms L.P. is currently accepting applications for a seasonal wildlife technician for the 2017 field season. This is a full-time, temporary position lasting up to 4 months based on performance. This position will be based out of Port Blakely’s Tumwater, Washington office with fieldwork occurring across southwestern Washington and northwestern Oregon.

Job Description: Primary duties will be to assist company wildlife biologists conducting inventories of aquatic and terrestrial resources and assisting with implementing environmental monitoring programs. In addition, the wildlife technician may be asked to perform office work such as data entry and compilation, GIS mapping, equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned.

Successful applicants must: 1) be able to hike for extended periods in rough terrain, pack moderate loads up to 40 pounds, wade in streams, often in inclement weather conditions; 2) be able to work independently or in groups; 3) be enthusiastic, responsible and self-motivated; 4) possess a valid driver’s license.

Preference will be given to candidates with natural resource education and prior experience in stream and wildlife field studies.

Dates of employment: March 1 – June 30, 2017, however start and end dates are somewhat flexible. Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and education.


Applicants should send resume and cover letter to HR@PORTBLAKELY.COM by December 30, 2016. A full job description can also be made available upon request. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal back check and pre-employment reference checks.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Port Blakely Companies and all subsidiaries of Port Blakely Companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Port Blakely Companies will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted on December 9, 2016, in Job Opportunities and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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