Temporary Sea Going Fisheries Technician Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Temporary Sea Going Technician to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) in Woods Hole, MA. The position is with NOAA's Ecosystems Surveys Branch. The Ecosystems Surveys Branch (ESB) collects fishery-independent data during standardized research vessel surveys from Cape Hatteras to the Scotian shelf. These surveys and other data collection programs also provide oceanographic and plankton data for monitoring the health and status of marine resources and their habitat. The branch gathers data on abundance, distribution, feeding ecology, size and age composition of stocks of economically and ecologically important species. The data is vital for assessment, management and a wide variety of research programs. 

The Temporary Sea Going Technician supports the ESB mission by providing practical research support services at sea, assisting on multispecies bottom trawl surveys, sailing as members of the scientific party to assist with data collection for up to 61 total sea days. Sea-days are separated by legs with the actual consecutive time at sea ranging between 10-20 days.

The scheduled dates for each survey leg are tentative and may change slightly. Currently, they are:
Leg 1: September 5-22
Leg 2: September 26-October 6
Leg 3: October 11-27
Leg 4: October 31- November 14

The at-sea data collection duties include the following:

The successful candidate will have these qualifications and skills: The position is temporary, for the duration of the survey legs listed above. The rate of pay is $17/hr. Overtime is paid at 1.5 times the base hourly wage after 40 hours in a given week.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.

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