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 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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  • Ecosystem Design Engineer, SWCA

    Post Date: May 20, 2020

    SWCA is seeking a Ecosystem Design Engineer to work in either our Charlotte, NC office or as a distributed employee. SWCA is a nationwide environmental consulting firm and is 100% employee owned. Our ecological restoration group is growing and in need of a design engineer to assist with stream, wetland, and tidal marsh restoration as well as water quality treatment retrofits, and coastal/living shoreline design projects. Projects will include sites in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and support of other projects across the U.S. The position will entail travel and short-term overnight efforts to collect field data and meet with clients. The candidate must have a strong skill set in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation as well as a working knowledge of GIS principles.


    • Participate in the engineering design, reporting, and development of construction plans for the above listed project types.
    • Participate in field work to assess existing site conditions, assess reference reach sites, and perform geomorphic surveys.
    • Develops construction plans within the AutoDesk Civil 3D and/or MicroStation platforms.
    • Perform hydraulic, hydrologic, and water quality assessments, modeling, and analysis in support of the above listed projects.
    • Communicates and works with the Project Manager to keep projects on schedule and on budget.
    • Attends and participate in annual internal design training meetings to support personal skills growth and career planning.
    • Ability to work independently and with Project Managers and multi-task regularly in a fast-paced environment with multiple changes; work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

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  • Fisheries Technician – APAIS Temporary Field Technician

    Post Date: Jun 29, 2020

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fisheries Technician – APAIS 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 tablet-based intercepts 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 on tablet and submit to supervisor as instructed;
    • Serve as a primary point of contact for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 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 ( by the closing date of July 17, 2020. The vacancy number (20-006) must be identified in the subject line.



  • Regional Fishery Policy Analyst, MA DMF

    Post Date: Apr 13, 2020

    The Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) seeks applicants for the position of Regional Fishery Policy Analyst (Environmental Analyst III). The Regional Fishery Policy Analyst (Environmental Analyst III) provides policy support for the Commonwealth’s participation in regional fisheries management. This position supports DMF’s representative to the New England Fishery Management Council, which includes representing the agency in regional fishery management forums; interacting with the Commonwealth’s fishing industry (commercial and recreational), other interested parties, the media and the general public; and collaboration with other agency staff on multidisciplinary projects. This position provides support primarily for Atlantic herring, Atlantic Sea Scallops and Northeast multispecies (groundfish) and other ocean policy issues.