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    This position is located within the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering Division, with one vacancy in Seattle, WA. 

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AKC-2019-0069, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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

    • Maintain active role as a leader in the conservation and fishery management of commercial groundfish species in Alaska.
    • Conduct own research and mentor others on the use of underwater acoustics technology to conduct and improve marine groundfish assessments.
    • Mentor junior scientists to identify critical areas for research and guide them through the research projects to successfully answer the most pressing science questions.
    • Act as Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) Program Manager for the Midwater Assessment & Conservation Engineering Program and keep Division Leadership apprised of emerging issues.
    • Perform full range of supervisory and administrative functions of a Program Manager.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 20% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - This position is not eligible for a 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/550132600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.