Cramer Fish Sciences

Boise, Idaho

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $62,000-$75,000 per year
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Exciting opportunity for a full-time Geomorphologist with Cramer Fish Sciences! In this role, you'll have the chance to apply your expertise in geomorphology to solve complex problems and drive innovation in the field. By working with us, you'll be at the forefront of cutting-edge scientific solutions that have a real societal impact. If you're passionate about excellence, integrity, and making a difference through your work, we encourage you to apply!

With a competitive salary ranging from $62,000 to $75,000, this position in Boise, ID, offers a dynamic environment where your skills and ideas can thrive. You will have benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off, and Snack/Drink Room. Apply now and make a meaningful impact on our environment!


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 scientific methods 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.


As a Geomorphologist at Cramer Fish Sciences, you will play a pivotal role in leading various aspects of environmental projects. From designing studies to conducting fieldwork and data collection, you will be at the forefront of data analysis, report writing, and completing GIS analysis. Your expertise will also be instrumental in providing restoration design support and problem-solving for our clients. In this position, you will not only showcase your technical skills but also provide project management and leadership to our junior staff, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation within the organization. Join us in making a difference in the science industry and be a part of our forward-thinking team.


A successful Geomorphologist at Cramer Fish Sciences must possess a diverse skill set to excel in this dynamic role. Expertise in geomorphology and restoration practices is essential, along with a strong understanding of watershed science and fish ecology. Proficiency in GIS software, particularly QGIS and ArcGIS Pro, is paramount for spatial data management and analysis. Experience in monitoring river evolution, habitat restoration projects, and conducting aquatic habitat surveys using established protocols and equipment is required. Strong project management skills, including the ability to co-manage multiple projects, track budgets, and lead project teams, are crucial. Effective communication, both oral and written, is key for presenting study results and interacting with clients and team members.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Geomorphology and/or Restoration Expertise: Knowledge and experience with the scientific method, watershed science, fish ecology, and river restoration practices. Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and lead complex, dynamic aquatic resource studies with public and private partners. Ability to identify and pursue restoration science studies to solve natural resource problems.
  • GIS Software Expertise: Proven experience downloading, reviewing, compiling, summarizing, and analyzing large spatial datasets using GIS software. Adept and efficient at making visually appealing and informative maps.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Experience: Experience monitoring river evolution, habitat restoration projects, leading and hiring field crews, conducting aquatic habitat surveys using common protocols (i.e., CHaMP, AEM, USFS Level II Stream Inventory, or similar) and survey equipment.
  • Study design and data analysis: Knowledge of statistical methods commonly used in geomorphology and their application to experimental and observational data. Demonstrated ability to communicate study results orally and in writing.
  • Project Management Skills: Co-manage with Senior Scientists on several projects and serve as the Project/Task Lead. Track project budget and complete all required products/reports for lead projects.
  • Team Leadership Skills: Within a team and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) culture, sets personal high performance and quality standards. Views all team members as important and treats them with respect and professionalism. Mentors and coaches junior team members.
  • Science-Business Balance. This individual should demonstrate expertise and be passionate about science, natural resources and resolving complex river problems. The individual should have an understanding of business functions to help manage CFS as a profitable business.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Apply now, and let's collaborate to create something truly remarkable. Please visit our website and upload your resume and cover letter: https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

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.


JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Apply now, and let's collaborate to create something truly remarkable. Please visit our website and upload your resume and cover letter: https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

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Category Fisheries , Restoration
Tags GIS , Environmental Consulting