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Location: Yakima (Nelson Springs Office)
Applicaiton Period: 6/16/2021 to 6/29/2021
Employment Type: Regular/Full Time
Salary: $26.15 - $30.00 per hour

Click here to apply online.

About the position:
Provide database and website maintenance and development support to Yakama Nation (YN) Fisheries/Yakima-Klickitat Fisheries Project staff. Understand YN and regional fisheries data management and sharing needs and objectives. Formulate and implement strategies to meet objectives. Collaborate with YN Fisheries biologists, managers, and data managers to assist in planning, designing, creating, implementing and maintaining data management systems for data input, storage and transmission. Understand the data being managed and participate in maintenance and development of field data collection systems. Collaborate with staff in leveraging existing systems and building internal web-based services and systems that deliver data in electronic formats to centralized locations that have the ability to share internally and with partners as appropriate. Assist in maintaining, managing and enhancing the YN Fisheries public information website and social media service platforms to serve data and information to internal and external, technical and policy users in a manner that is consistent with YN data sharing directives.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of project management and implementation procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of fisheries biology and management.
  • Knowledge of database software including skills in at least some of the following: MS Access, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Survey123, R or similar software platforms/tools.
  • Knowledge of web service software and tools including skills in at least some of the following: HTML, Drupal, WordPress, PHP, MS Windows Server, JavaScript, or similar software platforms/tools.
  • Skills in problem solving and understanding of the interrelationships with other data specialties.
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks.
  • Ability to analyze and define data requirements, design, write, test, debug, and maintain software applications.
  • Ability to create user interfaces and train users.
  • Ability to write and maintain application software documentation.
  • Ability to design databases and web interfaces.
  • Ability to import legacy data into databases through use of applications and database tools.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair technical electronic communication and data systems equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, elected officials and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to relate technical/scientific data to Tribal Council members and Fisheries staff.
  • Ability to be sensitivity to Tribal Culture and Values.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science field, Information Technology or related field.
  • Two years of work experience in developing and managing data systems or websites.
  • Required to pass pre-employment drug test.
  • Most possess a valid Washington State Driver's License with the ability to obtain a Yakama Nation Tribal Driving Permit.
  • Enrolled Yakama Preference, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree Science in Information Technology or related field.

How to Apply
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