- Master's degree or higher in economics, resource economics, agricultural economics, or a related discipline.
- Progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis related to fisheries or other renewable natural resources.
- Experience in conducting applied economic analysis, including benefit-cost and distributional economic impact analyses.
- Ability to clearly communicate complex issues to non-technical audiences.
- Ability to write clearly and succinctly.
- Ability to work closely with people from diverse scientific and technical backgrounds.
- Knowledge of the various laws pertaining to management of the fishing industry, including the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Executive Order 12866, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
- Ability to manipulate and analyze large, comprehensive sets of state and federal fisheries data.
- Ability to conceptualize the scope of a problem, analyze potential impacts, and complete writing assignments on time.
- Familiarity with North Pacific fisheries and their current management issues.
- Demonstrated experience with inter-agency and multi-disciplinary projects.
- Demonstrated experience in the compilation and/or review of environmental impact statements (EIS) or related economic analyses supporting regulatory actions.
Persons with qualifications less than the specified minimums may be considered, but placement
of such persons would be accordingly lower. Applicants with exceptional
credentials/experience may be considered for Senior Fishery Economist position. Duties for
the Senior Fishery Economist position will also include supervising and guiding economic
analyses by a team of analysts and overseeing all economic analyses prepared for the Council.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your submission will be reviewed against the Desired Minimum and Preferred Qualifications.