Fisheries Observer Program Assistant Area Lead Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for an Assistant Area Lead 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 Area Lead works directly with the Fisheries Sampling Branch chief in the following areas:
The position is full-time. The rate of pay depends on experience and qualifications. The position may potentially offer up to 3 days per week of telework. Up to one week per month of travel may be needed, from Maine to North Carolina. 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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