GPMB Job Board

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Last Update: April 15, 2020

Full time positions

Fisheries Biologist, Alaskan Observers, Inc. (Seattle, WA & Dutch Harbor, AK)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $4908 month to begin plus room & board
  • Start Date: 05/01/2020
  • Last Date to Apply: 09/30/2020
  • Duties:
    • Gather, sort, and weight samples taken up from fishing vessels at sea
    • Expect to work in three to four hour bursts three or four times during each day when vessel is fishing
    • Expect an erratic sleep schedule
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in natural science
    • Prior use of dichotomous keys
    • A minimum of 30 credits in applicable biological sciences
    • At least one course in both math and statistics
    • Contact: Samantha Chicos
    • Link to Posting
Fisheries Biologist II, Georgia Wildlife Resources Division (Doughery County, GA)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $43,063.23 plus benefits
  • Start Date: 6/1/2020
  • Last Date to Apply: 4/23/2020
  • Duties:
    • Manages research and survey projects and public waters management and fish hatchery activities designed to protect, evaluate, and improve fish habitat or sport fisheries of streams and lakes
    • Critically review project plans, technical documents, and environmental assessments for fisheries impacts, and makes recommendations for preventing or mitigating adverse impacts and improving fish populations or fisheries
    • Provides technical fisheries management assistance to individuals, corporations and government agencies,
    • Supervises and administers purchasing, budgeting, inventory control, and report preparations associated with state and federally-funded projects to comply with laws, rules, and contractual agreements
  • Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in biology OR Bachelor’s degree in biology AND one year of related experience OR one year of experience at Fisheries Biology 1 level
    • Contact: connie.hopkins@dnr.ga.gov
    • Link to Posting
Plant Ecologist, North Carolina Plant Conservation Program (Raleigh, NC)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $42, 780-$52,405
  • Start Date: 06/01/2020
  • Last Date to Apply: 04/24/2020
  • Duties:
    • Coordinate the ecological restoration, land management, and land protection activities of the Plant Conservation Program
    • Work with state, federal, industry, non-profits, and private citizens to build partnerships and effect restoration management programs to protect and conserve North Carolina’s imperiled plant species and their natural habitats
    • Lead educational and research efforts
    • Conduct special projects, such as providing input on the official list of endangered, threatened and special concern plant species and evaluating the need for regulations to protect these species
    • Direct and supervise the day-to-day activities of field technicians, contractors, researchers, preserve stewards, and other volunteers
  • Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in plant conservation or closely related fields and 2 years of experience
    • Ability to identify common and rare plant species of North Carolina
    • Experience in monitoring plant populations
    • Experience in word processing, data management, GIS and mapping
    • Knowledge of land management practices such as prescribed burning or invasive species management
    • Link to Posting
Marine Scientist, The Nature Conservancy (Long Island, NY)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $86,000-$90,000
  • Last Day to Apply: April 26, 2020
  • Duties:
    • Support program objectives by working in a complex matrix organization environment
    • May participate or lead a cross functional team
    • May represent The Nature Conservancy on external committees and working groups
    • May manage grants, contracts, budgets, and write proposals
  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum of a master’s degree in marine fisheries, oceanography, marine ecology, conservation biology, environmental science, or statistics
    • Experience collecting, synthesizing, interpreting, and communicating statistical or scientific information
    • Experience preparing reports of findings
    • Experience leading or participating on cross functional teams
    • Experience managing complex projects
    • Contact: clobue@tnc.org
    • Link to Posting
Fishery Policy Analyst, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (Boston, MA)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $64,294.62-94,119.74
  • Duties:
    • Support and work with the Division’s policy leads to develop recommendations for sustainable federal management of marine fishery and other relevant resources
    • Represent the Division on assigned and as-needed regional marine fishery management committees, working groups, and other advisory bodies
    • Support and participate in collaborative research with the fishing industry and staff from other DMF programs and projects
    • Assist with proposals, reports, presentations and peer-reviewed scientific contributions
  • Qualifications:
    • Master’s or Ph.D. preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of fisheries management issues and processes at the local, interstate, and regional level
    • Demonstrated knowledge of managing living marine resources sustainability
    • Experience working in controversial forums with ability to make decisions towards successful achievement of intended results
    • Contact: melanie.griffin@mass.gov
    • Link to Posting
Stock Assessment Specialist, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (New Bedford, MA)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $61,255.74- $90,084.80
  • Duties:
    • Serve as the Massachusetts representative to the technical/scientific committees of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC), New England Fisheries Management Council (NEFMC), and the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (MAFMC) for species of importance to the Commonwealth
    • Conduct stock assessments on groundfish species and other species as assigned
    • Identifies deficiencies in stock assessments and plans and implements studies and the collection of biological and fisheries data to enhance the assessments
  • Qualifications:
    • Degree with a strong background in population dynamics and related skilled
    • Good communication skills and excellent organizational ability
    • Good quantitative knowledge and skills particularly in stock assessment (population dynamics) and statistical data analysis
    • Good knowledge in managing/maintaining databases,
    • GIS knowledge and familiarity
    • Experience with conducting stock analysis on fish species
    • Contact: robert.glenn@mass.gov
    • Link to posting
Expedition & Community Outreach Coordinator, Schmidt Ocean Institute (Menlo Park, CA; Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Honolulu, HI, other locations)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Last Day to Apply: 05/01/2020
  • Duties:
    • Responsible for implementing expedition outreach activities and communications program logistics
    • Assist with the creation and maintenance of research expedition web pages, blogs, real-time and interactive content on the organization’s website including message development about Schmidt Ocean Institute and research vessel Falkor with staff and contractors
    • Assist with development of school and community outreach activities and events including remote community engagement through live connections to Falkor
    • Assist with media development, press releases and social media posts
    • Monitor and track communication activities, and identify external opportunities to engage with the public
  • Qualifications:
    • A Master’s degree (preferred) or a Bachelor’s degree in ocean science
    • A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience in communications, public relations or digital media
    • A strong understanding and interest in ocean science
    • Experience developing communications for multiple audiences and proactively working with others to produce material
    • Ability to develop and tailor appropriate communication for diverse audiences
    • Contact: jobs@schmidtocean.org
    • Link to Posting
Entry Level Aquatic Biologist, Aquatic Control Inc. (Seymour, IN)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $16.75 per hour plus 1.5 times for work over 40 hours
  • Start Date: 4/29/2020
  • Last Day to Apply: 05/04/2020
  • Duties:
    • Application of EPA registered aquatic herbicides and algaecides
    • Installation of maintenance of aerators, fountains, and compressed air systems
    • Data entry and management
    • Assisting with fish survey report writing
    • Completion of fish management surveys via electrofishing
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources
    • Experience with aquatic vegetation identification
    • Ability to drive truck while trailering a boat
    • Basic mechanical ability
    • Ability to work in an outdoor environment, and strong work ethic
    • Contact: jamesf@aquaticcontrol.com
    • Link to Posting
GIS Data Steward, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (Olympia, WA)
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $4809.00-$6311.00 monthly
  • Last Date to Apply: 05/11/2020
  • Duties:
    • Provide continuity in the operations and maintenance (O & M) of enterprise-level relational database management systems
    • Streamline business workflows for enterprise data management, discovery and reporting
    • Perform miscellaneous mapping support for a verity of programmatic business activities and services
    • Participate on new or emerging IT/GIS projects
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, IT or closely related field and two years of experience using GIS technologies OR Associates degree in vocational training program in GIS or IT and three years of experience using GIS technology
    • Experience managing IT/GIS dataset in various formats, coordinate systems, etc.
    • Solid understanding of cartographic design principles and experience designing map layouts and templates in ArcGIS
    • Knowledge of public land survey system (PLSS), non-PLSS lands descriptions and land survey principles
    • Contact: Emily.Cherniske@dfw.wa.gov
    • Link to Posting

Fellowships

Forecasting Researcher, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
  • Full Time, Temporary
  • Last Day to Apply: 4/30/2020
  • Duties:
    • Develop and implement machine-learning forecasting system for toxic algae
    • Managing multiple data streams
    • Refining the forecasting algorithm code and environmental data analysis
    • Contributing to publications and presentations
    • Communicating with aquaculture and management stakeholders
  • Qualifications:
    • Master’s (preferred) or bachelor’s degree in scientific field that included quantitative coursework, knowledge of oceanography, marine ecology or aquaculture sciences,
    • Strong quantitative skills and proficient programmer (experience with R language)
    • Experience managing data with strong organizational skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and timelines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Contact: jobs@bigelow.org
    • Link to Posting