Fisheries Gear Research Technician Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Gear Research Technician to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fishery Service (NMFS).

The Gear Research Technician will work with the Gear Research Group, which conducts research on sea turtles, marine mammals, and other protected species to develop, test, and evaluate gear modifications. This person will focus on the Mid Atlantic region, from New Jersey to North Carolina.

The Gear Research Technician will work directly with the fishing industry and other organizations to test gear modifications on commercial fishing vessels. The technician will communicate operational aspects of the fishing gear and receive user/tester feedback to assist in the evaluation of experimental gear and approaches.

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Qualifications
The position is full-time for one year. The rate of pay will depend on skills and experience, and the position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. The position requires travel, and field work, mostly within the Mid Atlantic coastal states but also extending to the Northeast region.

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. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.

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