Job Listings

Listed below are the current openings for ASMFC and its member states. All ASMFC correspondence should include cover letter and resume and emailed to asmfcjobs@asmfc.org. Please be sure to include the vacancy announcement number in your correspondence. Resumes will be reviewed when received, and ASMFC will follow up with qualified candidates.

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  • ACCSP Fisheries Data Coordinator

    Post Date: Dec 10, 2019

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of ACCSP Fisheries Data Coordinator. The incumbent is responsible for applying specialized fisheries knowledge to collecting, managing, processing and disseminating data housed in Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) systems.  Specific duties include 1) working with the Program Partners and ACCSP staff to provide data support for data-intensive activities (such as stock assessments), 2) assisting staff in the design, building and maintenance of fisheries data structures, 3) providing quality control and monitoring for ACCSP partner data feeds and deployed ACCSP data collection systems, 4) working with ACCSP technical committees in guiding the evolution of ACCSP data collection standards, 5) providing support for data requests that cannot be fulfilled through on-line tools, 6) following established quality control/quality assurance protocols for all information systems during the entire data life cycle, 7) providing technical support for end users, and 8) performing related duties as required as the ACCSP evolves. See ACCSP's website (www.accsp.org) for comprehensive information about the program.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter to Laura Leach, Director of Finance and Administration, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 N. Highland Street; Suite 200 A-N, Arlington, VA 22201 (asmfc-jobs@asmfc.org) by the closing date of January 31, 2020. The vacancy number (19-011) must be identified in the subject line.

    Contact:
    cbutler@asmfc.org

  • ACCSP Recreational Fisheries Data Coordinator

    Post Date: Dec 12, 2019

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is seeking qulaified applicants for the position of ACCSP Recreational Fisheries Data Coordinator. The incumbent is responsible for ongoing implementation of state conduct of Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) surveys on the Atlantic coast, including the Access Point Intercept Angler Survey (APAIS) and the For-hire Telephone Survey (FHTS).  The incumbent provides program support to partner agencies conducting MRIP surveys from Georgia through Maine and acts as a liaison between ACCSP partners conducting MRIP survey(s). In addition, the incumbent will support other aspects of the ACCSP program and perform related duties as the ACCSP evolves. See ACCSP's website (www.accsp.org) for comprehensive information about the program.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter to Laura Leach, Director of Finance and Administration, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 N. Highland Street; Suite 200 A-N, Arlington, VA 22201 (asmfc-jobs@asmfc.org) by the closing date of January 31, 2020. The vacancy number (19-012) must be identified in the subject

    Contact:
    cbutler@asmfc.org

  • Fisheries Technician – APAIS Temporary Field Technician

    Post Date: Jan 13, 2020

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commisison is seeking qulaified applicants for the position of Fisheries Technician – APAIS Temporary Field Technician, the incumbent will conduct the field portion of the Access‐Point Angler Intercept Survey (APAIS). This important research study, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) conducts face‐to‐face interviews with marine recreational anglers. Field staff will travel to assigned sites to interview anglers about their fishing experiences, collect a variety of information, and (when possible) weigh, measure, and identify fish by species name that the anglers have caught. Assigned sites can include beaches, banks, piers, docks, jetties, and access points for private, charter, and head boats, including marinas, boat ramps and other points of entry to marine waters. Field staff are responsible for filling out field intercept forms with anglers at these sites in addition to completing several other required study forms. The responsibilities of the incumbent will include, but not be limited to, the following:

    • Successfully complete training, including survey procedures and fish identification tests;
    • Follow documented APAIS survey procedures;
    • Travel to assigned fishing access sites to interview anglers about their fishing experiences;
    • Occasionally work on head boats (for‐hire vessels) for at‐sea data collection;
    • Identify key species of fish with extreme accuracy and with little aide of field materials (up to 25 or more different species; guides and training will be provided);
    • Complete survey forms and submit to supervisor weekly;
    • Serve as a primary point of contact for RI Division of Marine Fisheries (RIDMF)and the recreational fishermen;
    • Answer questions and explain the importance of this federally‐funded study;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter to Laura Leach, Director of Finance and Administration, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 N. Highland Street; Suite 200 A-N, Arlington, VA 22201 (asmfc-jobs@asmfc.org) by 5 PM on February 7, 2020. The vacancy number (20-001) must be identified in the subject line.

     

    Contact:
    cbutler@asmfc.org

  • Marketing Specialist III, Florida Fish and Wildlfe Conservation Commission

    Post Date: Jan 02, 2020

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Division of Marine Fisheries Management is seeking a creative, highly-motivated individual to develop and coordinate statewide marketing, communications and outreach initiatives designed to reach current and future saltwater recreational anglers with information on the federal Sport Fish Restoration (SFR) program, SFR-funded projects in Florida, saltwater fishing opportunities and ways to help conserve Florida’s marine fisheries. This position also oversees Catch a Florida Memory saltwater angler recognition programs which encourage anglers to target a variety of saltwater species, helping reduce pressure on the most commonly sought-after catches. The ideal candidate is skilled in marketing and communications techniques and is professional, energetic, capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines, and is familiar with Florida’s vast saltwater fishing opportunities. The position description and application information can be found here - Marketing Specialist III.

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