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 Management Data Analyst, VMRC

    Post Date: Feb 07, 2020

    The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) seeks a Fisheries Management Data Analyst. The incumbent will:

    • Perform complex data analyses and interpretation of fisheries and ecological data to contribute in the development of fisheries management plans, decision making, reports, and presentations to address marine fisheries management in Virginia.
    • Conduct background research on, and subsequent data analysis of, fishery independent and dependent datasets.
    • Provide detailed written and verbal evaluations on issues before the Commission and acts as species specific-expert for the agency.
    • Possess knowledge and experience addressing and interpreting stock assessments.
    • Represent Agency to various state and regional committees, workgroups, and advisory panels.

    Minimum qualifications: Requires strong analytical skills, knowledge of applied seafood harvesting practices and business, scientific knowledge of marine species and the marine environment. Requires well-developed skills in speaking and writing. Experience in computer based data management and statistical analysis required. Must have ability to disseminate information to a variety of audiences including fisheries managers, industry based professionals, and the public. Must be proficient in the use of computer programs, to include MS Office, r Package and SAS, and ability to create presentation materials from each. Experience working with interjurisdictional fisheries and interpreting results from stock assessments. Minimum of an undergraduate degree, advanced degree preferred.

    Closing date: 2/14/2020

    Applications must be submitted here:


  • Fisheries Resource Specialist, NC DMF

    Post Date: Feb 10, 2020

    The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NC DMF) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Fisheries Resource Specialist. This position will be responsible for the review of development projects in Carteret County through the southern coastal counties to the South Carolina state line. The position reviews permit applications for potential impacts to estuarine or marine fish habitat, fish or fisheries, and submits written comments to the appropriate agency. The position will assess site conditions through review of literature, biological data, and resource maps, as well as conducting field investigations.  Typical documents to review include applications for Division of Coastal Management (DCM) CAMA major permits, Division of Water Resources (DWR) 401 water quality certifications, US Army Corps of Engineers (COE) public notices and Environmental Impact Statements.  Coordination with other state and federal agencies and participation in permit-related meetings, including pre-application and project development team meetings is required.  This position will also assist with updating the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan and habitat sections of Fishery Management Plans. As time allows, the position may also assist with mapping and monitoring of seagrass and shell bottom and other implementation actions of the habitat plan. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. This position may involve use of GIS and small boat operation as part of habitat evaluations.

    For additional information about the Division of Marine Fisheries, visit:


  • 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.


  • New York Assistant State Coordinator, ACCSP

    Post Date: Feb 05, 2020

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission seeks qualified candidates for the position of New York Assistant State Coordinator, Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP), The incumbent will assist the State Coordinator with the management of New York’s implementation of ACCSP programs and standards, including program planning, operations, compliance, and marine fisheries data management and entry. The responsibilities of the incumbent will include, but not be limited to, the following: work with state seafood dealers and harvesters, as well as state, federal, and ACCSP staff, to implement the ACCSP Standard Atlantic Information System (SAFIS) for on-line electronic Dealer Reporting and electronic Vessel Trip Reporting for commercial catch and effort data; help manage and implement NY’s marine fisheries reporting compliance programs; perform QA/QC of submitted Vessel Trip Reports (VTRs) for completeness of marine fisheries data for use in stock assessments and effort analysis; contact permitted harvesters to obtain missing information; manage and update electronic database of commercial fisheries statistics involving state and federally permitted dealers and harvesters; improve uploading frequency of NY commercial fisheries data to the ACCSP data management system; promote online reporting to NY’s commercial harvesters and dealers; provide training when necessary.

    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 February 21, 2020. The vacancy number (20-002) must be identified in the subject line.