Assistant Area Lead /Fishery Biologist Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for an Assistant Area Lead /Fishery Biologist to work with the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) NEFSC (Northeast Fisheries Science Center) Fisheries Sampling Branch (known as the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program or NEFOP). The Branch provides fisheries observer coverage to several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic federal and state fisheries, training and monitors the performance of fisheries observers who are sampling onboard commercial fishing vessels from Maine to North Carolina, USA. The observers are deployed by an observer service provider. The data that the observers collect is tracked, edited, audited, and uploaded to a master database by NEFOP staff. The results are provided to a variety of end-users and stakeholders for use in fisheries management decision making.

The Assistant works directly to support the Area Lead, assisting with planning, coordinating, executing, and reporting on observer coverage in fisheries throughout the Region. Specific tasks include:
Qualifications
The position is full-time with an initial period of performance of one year, with the possibility of extension. The rate of pay is $23-26/hr, depending on experience and qualifications. The position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. When you apply, upload a cover letter that details your experience and interest in the position. The letter should describe your observer experience and how it qualifies you for this position; if you have no observer experience, describe other characteristics that you believe qualify you for this position. Describe your research experience and interest in fisheries science and management. Describe your computer and office experience.

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