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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), North East Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), Population and Ecosystems Monitoring and Analysis Division (PEMAD) with one vacancy in Woods Hole, MA.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-NEFSC-2019-0001, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Supervisory Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) Ecosystem Surveys Branch Chief to oversee design, planning, and execution of fishery research including bottom trawl surveys, shellfish surveys, dredge and video technology, hydro acoustic operations, and development of advanced sampling technologies, to support fishery and ecosystem conservation and management under Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and other applicable laws (E.g., Marine Mammal Protection Act, Endangered Species Act, etc.) 
    • Execute supervisory responsibilities including evaluating and assigning work, delegating, planning, providing direction, setting and adjusting short and long-term priorities, preparing schedules, finding ways to improve production or increase quality of work, evaluation of work performance of subordinates, providing technical oversight and instruction; address poor performance; and ensure timely execution of program. 
    • Communicate and lead internal and external stakeholders to develop and maintain responsiveness, credibility and understanding of survey activities and results.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 7% of Domestic travel may be required with this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523640500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.