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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  • Fisheries Technician – APAIS Seasonal Field Interviewer

    Post Date: May 31, 2018

    The Atlantic States marine Fisheries Commisison is seeking qulaified applicants for the position of Fisheries Technician – APAIS Seasonal Field Interviewer. The incumbent will conduct the field portion of the Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey. This important survey, 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.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter referencing the vacancy number to Laura Leach, Director of Finance and Administration, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 N. Highland Street; Suite 200 A-N, Arlington, VA 22201 ( The vacancy number (0040) must be identified in the subject line.


  • Environmental Program Supervisor, NC DMF

    Post Date: May 16, 2018

    The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NC DMF) is seeking qulaified applicants for the position of Environmental Program Supervisor.  The incumbent is responsible for managing the NC DMF observer programs, which collect at-sea data on protected species interactions, finfish bycatch and discards in commercial and recreational fishing gears. This position ensures that observer programs are conducted in accordance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The employee compiles and analyzes observer data and prepares reports for distribution to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the NC Marine Fisheries Commission. The position directly supervises at least eight professional and technical staff. Strong skills in supervision to include recruiting, hiring, performance management, and performance evaluations are necessary. The position monitors protected species interactions, prioritizes and approves observer activities, serves as a permit coordinator for the Division, ensures that program goals are met, responds to requests for program information, and participates in protected species conservation meetings. Effective communication skills are required to successfully communicate with the fishing public, advisory committees, scientific colleagues, and staff from other state and federal agencies. 

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