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) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC).

The Gear Research Technician will work with the Protected Species Branch. The Gear Research Group conducts research on sea turtles, marine mammals, and other protected species to develop, test, and evaluate gear modifications and assist others within the branch during fieldwork activities.

The Gear Research Technician will work with the fishing industry and other organizations to test gear modifications on commercial fishing vessels. The technician will effectively communicate operational aspects of the fishing gear and assist in the evaluation of gear testing.



The period of performance will be 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 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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