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 asmfc-jobs@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 Temporary Field Technician

    Post Date: Jan 25, 2017

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission seeks qualified 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.

    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 (asmfc-jobs@asmfc.org).  The vacancy number (0021) must be identified in the subject line.

    Contact:
    rcollins@asmfc.org

  • ACCSP Scan Specialist

    Post Date: Mar 07, 2017

    The Commisison is seeking qualified applicants for the position of ACCSP Scan Specialist. The applicant will be responsible for scanning, data capturing, and validating recreational survey data forms submitted by the ACCSP Program Partners in support of the Marine Recreational Information Program Access Point Angler Intercept Survey (MRIP APAIS). This position will work closely with ACCSP staff, providing support and assistance in the data processing and quality control. Specific duties are listed in the position description.

    The Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) is a state-federal cooperative program for the collection, standardization, management, and dissemination of Atlantic coast marine and estuarine fisheries-dependent statistics. This position is based out of the Arlington, Virginia office of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC). The Scan Specialist reports to the ACCSP Recreational Program Manager.  Payment is based on hours worked and qualifies for overtime pay. Position is not eligible for Commission benefits. For more information on the program, please visit the ACCSP website at: www.accsp.org.

    Application Process: Please email a resume and cover letter referencing the vacancy number (0025) 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 March 31, 2017.  The vacancy number must be identified in the subject line.

     

    Contact:
    rcollins@asmfc.org

  • Fisheries Technician - APAIS Temporary Field Technician

    Post Date: Mar 07, 2017

    The Commisison is seeking qualified applicants for the position of  Fisheries Technician – APAIS Field Technician. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting 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 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 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 March 31, 2017.  The vacancy number (#0022) must be identified in the subject line.

    Contact:
    rcollins@asmfc.org

  • NC DMF Director

    Post Date: Mar 08, 2017

    The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is seeking applicants for the division’s director. Find out more here - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1682472/division-director-division-of-marine-fisheries

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