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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  • Fisheries Technician – APAIS Field Technician

    Post Date: Mar 18, 2019

    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 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 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 referencing the vacancy number (19-003) 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).  The vacancy number (19-003) must be identified in the subject line.

     

    Contact:
    cbutler@asmfc.org

  • Fisheries Data Coordinator

    Post Date: Apr 16, 2019

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of 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 providing data support for data-intensive activities; assisting IT staff in the design, building and maintenance of fisheries data structures; providing quality control and monitoring for ACCSP partner data feeds and deployed data collection systems.  The attached position description contains more detailed information about this position. ACCSP's website (www.accsp.org) will provide comprehensive information about its activities.

    The position of Fisheries Data Coordinator is based out of the Arlington, Virginia office of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and will require some overnight travel, primarily along the Atlantic coast. The incumbent reports to the ACCSP Director, through either the Data or Recreational Team Leader.

    Qualifications: Applicants must have a graduate degree in fisheries science, population dynamics, marine biology, or a related field. Knowledge of fisheries stock assessment methods, interdisciplinary preparation for fisheries management, proven writing and speaking skills, communication, coordination and interpersonal skills, and experience with quantitative analysis software should be demonstrated. Experience with large relational databases (such as Oracle) is highly desirable.  Must be eligible to work in the United States.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter referencing the vacancy number (19-004) 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) bu the May 14th closing date. The vacancy number (19-004) must be identified in the subject line.

    Contact:
    cbutler@asmfc.org

  • US Oceans Manager, The Pew Chaitable Trusts

    Post Date: Jan 29, 2019

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is seeking qualified applicants for the position of US Oceans Manager. The manager will be responsible for overseeing implementation of coastal habitat conservation initiatives in the U.S. Caribbean, and leading work with managers and stakeholders to establish an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management in federal waters of the region. They will focus on advancing Pew's project goals in the regions with the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (PR DNER), the Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and other decision-making bodies. The manager will report to the project director, U.S. oceans and be based in Puerto Rico.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree required, advance degree preferred.
    • At least eight years of specialized experience in the field gained through professional education, training and professional experience, preferably in advocacy and campaign management.
    • Minimum of two plus years of previous direct supervisory experience required including experience managing performance management process for direct reports and providing career development advice and counsel.
    • Prior to commencing employment with Pew, candidates for this position who were registered to lobby in any jurisdiction must certify termination of previous registration(s) and provide copies of termination notices with said jurisdiction(s) to Pew.
    • Spanish and English language proficiency, written and spoken. 
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including an ease in briefly summarizing the essence of issues and means to address them.

    For more information or to apply go here.

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