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    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Regional Office (SERO), Sustainable Fisheries Division (SFD) with one vacancy in St. Petersburg, FL.

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    As a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:
    • Serve as interdisciplinary team (IPT) leader/member for development of fishery management plans (FMPs) and amendments with Caribbean Council staff, SERO staff, headquarters, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Advisory Panels (AP), and other entities.
    • Act as the subject matter expert on marine biogeographical topics and Caribbean fisheries management to guide and coordinate operational aspects of FMPs, e.g., annual catch limits, closures, data collection, framework needs, enforcement issues, web page updates.
    • Contribute to the development of draft Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the U.S. Caribbean region in cooperation with Caribbean Council staff and ecosystem-based fishery management (EBFM) development.
    • Manage the preparation of required documents, including news releases, Federal Register documents, Fishery Bulletins, and other regulatory documents.
    • Lead or participate in NOAA strategic planning panels and workshops at the regional, national, and international level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - This position is not eligible for promotion potential.

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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