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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.

    This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), Sustainable Fisheries Division (SFD) with one vacancy located in Honolulu, HI.

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    As a Fishery Management Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Respond to inquiries from the fishing industry, fishery stakeholders, constituents, and the public regarding fishery management and fishing regulations by preparing permit holder letters and other written communications.
    • Contact staff, supervisors, and senior management in a timely manner of events, issues, and problems associated with a fishery management plan and/or regulatory implementation, and convene meetings to discuss and troubleshoot common issues and make policy amendment recommendations.
    • Review requests for scientific research and exempted fishing permits to ensure the application is complete, and prepare regulatory research permit packages in the required timeframe and in accordance with accepted standards and procedures.
    • Coordinate quota monitoring with other NMFS staff, and interpret and analyze fishery policies, issues, and regulations ensuring adherence to the Federal guidelines such as the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and/or the National Environmental Policy Act, and other applicable laws.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589363100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.