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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

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    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), Populations and Ecosystems Monitoring and Analysis Division (PEMAD) with one vacancy in Woods Hole, MA.

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    As a Supervisory Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:
    • Oversee design, planning and execution of fishery-independent shellfish survey program which includes Atlantic Sea Scallop, Ocean Quahog/Atlantic Surfclam, and Northern Shrimp surveys.
    • Ensure timely delivery of program-related products and manage fiscal and human resources of the program.
    • Direct the work of the program, monitor and evaluate the progress of the program towards meeting goals, and make adjustments in objectives, work plans, schedules, and commitment of resources.
    • Serve as a senior expert in providing an authoritative source of technical guidance to other functional specialists both internal and external to the organization.
    • Use advanced knowledge of standardized survey methods and protocols as well as knowledge of fish and invertebrate species identification of the North Atlantic Ocean Continental Shelf Ecosystem to direct sampling operations at sea during fishery independent shellfish surveys.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% 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

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